Course Title: Apply knowledge of logistics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5369 Diploma of Logistics

Course Title: Apply knowledge of logistics

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Contact: Suzanne Maugeri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1466

Course Contact Email: suzanne.maugeri@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to analyse and apply knowledge of logistics.

The application of this knowledge is required by people who are not currently specialists in the field but need the knowledge to inform their decision making.

The application of logistics knowledge is specific to a variety of component processes in logistical activities including the logistics support to operations, logistics support to capability and the application of logistics systems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TLIX4028 Apply knowledge of logistics

Elements:

1 Access and interpret relevant logistics information

2 Use knowledge of logistics


Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to analyse and apply knowledge of logistics.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:

  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of final printed documents
  • demonstration of techniques
  • observation of presentations
  • oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of software applications

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Performanc Evidence

 

You must provide evidence of the ability to:

  • adhere to relevant logistics requirements
  • apply knowledge of logistics to assist in work and to guide problem solving
  • demonstrate understanding of personal role in relation to wider organisational or project context

This evidence must be demonstrated over time and should be observed in a range of actual or simulated work contexts.

Knowledge Evidence

You must demonstrate evidence of the following required knowledge:

  • Logistics information or information systems
  • Logistics knowledge relevant to the work performed
  • Logistics relevant to logistics support to capability and logistics support to operations
  • Safety, legislative and statutory requirements, including environmental, sustainability issues relevant to logistics

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.