Course Title: Monitor ethical supply chain practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5420 Diploma of Logistics

Course Title: Monitor ethical supply chain practices

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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.

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption.

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT:

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance:

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


525T Business & Enterprise

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2023,
Term2 2023

Course Contact: Steven Hansen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 2705

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor ethical practices in supply chains. It includes determining ethical supply chain functions, monitoring ethical practices and reporting on ethical supply chain practices.

Ethical supply chains seek to ensure that sustainable labour, supply and environmental practices are fair. Participating in an ethical supply chain will involve conducting due diligence to confirm the integrity of suppliers, contractors, agents and other intermediaries. Unethical supply chains typically do not comply with legislative obligations, codes of practice or agreed industry standards.

The unit is applicable to those with management or team leadership responsibilities within a supply chain.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TLIX0020X Monitor ethical supply chain practices


1. Determine ethical practices

2. Monitor ethical practices

3. Review and report on ethical practices

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.