I would like more information on Supply chain management courses.

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I would like more information on Suplly Chain Management Courses.

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Higher Certificate in Supply Chain Management

SAQA ID: 100815, NQF Level 5 (Credits: 120)

Course Objectives

Learners will acquire a range of competencies related to purchasing and stores management as well as a range of related skills. The main purpose of this programme is to provide learners with vocational knowledge, skills and competencies appropriate to procurement and stores management environment.

The programme is aimed at those learners in a business environment who have a preference to work within the purchasing and stores sector. It is structured in such a way that it exposes learners to a broad set of core competencies. The programme will be of benefit to learners who want to enter the job market, or have been working, but have limited procurement and stores experience. The programme aims to impart knowledge of management, together with the ability to deal with the practical demands placed on practitioners in the purchasing and stores environment.

Successful candidates will be able to progress to other Lyceum Programmes on NQF level 6 and 7.

Lyceum’s Commitment

Our certificates are uniquely structured by professionals in the field to meet the demands of the South African Society.  We are committed to ensuring our students are equipped with industry relevant skills and gain comprehensive knowledge to make a valuable contribution in South Africa and succeed in their chosen career.

Careers You Can Pursue

Learners could pursue a career as a:

  • Stock and Stores Control Officer
  • Stores Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Buyer – Procurement Officer

Gaining Entrance

To study this course, you will need to meet the following requirements:

The minimum entry requirement is a National Senior Certificate or equivalent.

Length of Time

Minimum – One (1) year of study (part-time)

Maximum – Two (2) years of study (part-time)


Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive a Higher Certificate in Supply Chain Management.

This is a higher education programme accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Contents of Course

The programme covers the following subjects:

  • Management Principles and Techniques Business Communication
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Purchasing Practice
  • Stock and Stores Control

Electives (select one)

  • Human Resources Management 1
  • Public Relations 1
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Marketing Management 1
  • Quality Management

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