IBT Level 3 Certificate in Supply Chain Management


The IBT Certificate in Supply Chain Management (Level 3) provides learners with an extensive understanding of organisational supply chain management and its principles. This program is designed for those who want to start their careers in this field. It focuses on gaining a thorough understanding of the planning and sourcing process, methods for assessing supplier performance, and efficient inventory and transportation service management.  

Quality Assurance

IBT Qualifications are subject to our internal quality assurance processes and guaranteed to conform to a high standard since we recognise, monitor and audit our accredited centres to ensure they function legitimately and reliably. IBT Qualifications are endorsed by the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM), an Ofqual regulated awarding body established in 1979. Completing an IBT Qualification alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit are outlined in the unit specifications, and these have been benchmarked against Levels published by Ofqual to indicate the depth of study involved in successful completion by the learner.

  • Attain a thorough understanding of supply chain management principles and modern logistic concepts by successfully completing six relevant and accessible units.
  • Apply the acquired knowledge to effectively manage sourcing and planning processes within a supply chain, showcasing the ability to make informed decisions that enhance organisational efficiency.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in evaluating supplier performance using established methods.
  • Showcase expertise in managing transportation services and inventory, ensuring optimal supply chain performance and contributing to overall business improvement.
  • Remember! The assessment for the qualification is done based on assignments only, and you do not need to worry about writing any exam.
  • With the School of Business and Technology London, you can complete the qualification at your own pace choosing online or blended learning from the comfort of your home. 
  • Learning and pathway materials and study guides developed by our highly qualified and experienced tutors will be available around the clock in our cutting-edge learning management system. 
  • Most importantly, at the School of Business and Technology London, we will provide you with comprehensive tutor support through our dedicated support desk. 
  • If you choose your course with blended learning, you will also enjoy live sessions with an assigned tutor, which you can book at your convenience. 

The IBT Level 3 Certificate in Supply Chain Management may open many career pathways including, but not limited to:

  • Supply Chain Coordinator/Analyst,
  • Logistics Coordinator,
  • Supply Chain Consultant.

The Institute of Business and Technology (IBT) is a non-regulated awarding organisation which develops various high-quality qualifications. Though IBT Qualifications are not regulated, they are guaranteed to conform to a high standard since we recognise, monitor and audit our accredited centres to ensure they function legitimately and reliably.

IBT Qualifications are endorsed (optional) by the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM), an Ofqual regulated awarding body established in 1979. The self-regulated qualifications of IBT are subject to strict internal quality assurance processes, which reflect high standards. Achieving an IBT qualification does not lead to a regulated qualification.

  • Outstanding tutor support that gives you supportive guidance all through the course accomplishment through the SBTL Support Desk Portal.
  • Access to our cutting-edge learning management platform, where you will be able to access vital learning resources and communicate with the support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, and practical applications, which include real-world examples and case studies, will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats: PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • Formative assessment feedback will be provided by the tutors to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform.
  • Supervision for all modules
  • Multiplatform accessibility through an online learning platform. This facilitates SBTL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphones, laptops, tablets or desktops, offering students the opportunity to study at their convenience.
  • Live Classes (for Blended Learning Students only).

School of Business and Technology London internally assesses all the qualification units and the assignments are externally verified by IBT. A combination of coursework and assignments is used for assessment, and students must show that they meet each assessment criteria and learning outcomes detailed within each unit of the qualification to the required standard for the unit level.

Certificates will be awarded after assessing the candidate’s coursework and assignments. A qualified tutor will examine the evidence and make a decision, which is verified by the external verifier from IBT who will announce the ultimate results. To be awarded the certificates, candidates must pass all the six qualification units. Candidates need to achieve a 40% mark to pass each unit.

IBT Qualifications are endorsed by the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM), an Ofqual regulated awarding body, established in 1979. The self-regulated qualifications of IBT are subject to strict internal quality assurance processes, which reflect high standards. Upon completing the programme, learners will receive a certificate and transcript, dual-branded by IBT and ICM, which means that the certificate and transcript will be issued by ICM, along with the IBT logo.

The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access. The applicant's age should be 18 or above at the time of applying for the qualification. There are few other criteria as well, please see below:

  • The applicant should possess a Level 2 qualification in Supply chain and/or;
  • Learners who have some educational or professional background in Supply Chain Management.
  • Learners who possess a Level 3 qualification in another discipline and want to develop their careers in Supply Chain Management.
  • In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6 (or equivalent) is required.

After completing the Level 3 Certificate in Supply Chain Management, learners can choose from the following pathways:

  • Enroll in the Level 4 Diploma in Supply Chain Management program
  • Enter the workforce directly within a related professional field.
  • Industry-focused programmes which meet global standards.
  • Programs reviewed by highly qualified experts in the relevant sector.
  • Career enhancement through providing advanced knowledge and skills which meet the 21st-century employer needs.
  • Availability of globally approved centres for enrolling in the desired program.
  • Availability of flexible study options.
  • IBT devised Endorsed Learning Programmes (ELP) by which an organisations training and courses are recognised and endorsed by IBT. The availability of such Endorsed Programmes improves learner’s confidence since it is developed around the best practice. 
  • Upon completing the qualification, learners will receive a certificate and transcript, dual-branded by IBT and ICM, which means that the certificate and transcript will be issued by ICM, along with the IBT logo.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Reference No : CSM301

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

This unit provides learners with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental principles of logistics and supply chain management. It aims to equip them with foundational knowledge to analyse, evaluate, and enhance the efficiency of these operations within various organisational contexts.

Reference No : CSM302

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

This unit focuses on imparting a thorough comprehension of the strategic processes related to sourcing materials and planning activities within the supply chain. Learners will acquire the knowledge and skills to analyse sourcing options, make informed procurement decisions, and devise efficient planning strategies, ultimately contributing to improved organisational efficiency and competitiveness in supply chain management.

Reference No : CSM303

Credit : 10 || TQT : 100

This unit aims to empower learners with the knowledge and skills to assess, monitor, and improve supplier performance in a business or organisational setting. Focusing on key performance indicators and strategic approaches, the unit seeks to optimise supplier relationships, enhancing overall efficiency and success in the supply chain management process.

Delivery Methods

School of Business & Technology London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBTL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBTL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between blended learning and online learning methods at SBTL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Sessions. Learners enrolled at SBTL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live sessions, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live sessions are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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