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Supply Chain Management Specialist

SELC College proudly offers a fully government funded diploma program to the residents of British Columbia

When you choose SELC’s government-funded Supply Chain Management Specialist program, you are able to complete the program completely free of charge for eligible students. To qualify for this funded program students need to be working part-time or on EI. Our Supply Chain Management Specialist program is taught at our beautiful Vancouver campus with possible online components. Upon completion, you will have the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in roles such as material coordinator, material estimator, production controller, order clerk, shipping control clerk, and more. Supply chain specialists are in demand now more than ever due to current global conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. A career specializing in supply chain management is a stable, practical choice for anyone looking to jumpstart their career.

Government Funded Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma

If you want to further your education in supply chain management, SELC College offers a Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma that is fully government funded–that means you don’t pay any tuition. The Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma encompasses transportation & logistics, determining consumer requirements for a product and sourcing raw materials for a product, as well as the flow of a product after these steps are complete. The Supply Chain Management Specialist program meets the complex industry’s current needs for skilled professionals. Students attend courses designed to provide a solid skills base in all the components of Supply Chain Management as well as providing valuable skills and knowledge in the business aspects such as: Communication & Negotiation, Business Ethics, Digital Business & E-Commerce, and Project Management.

SELC College is pleased to be able to offer this program completely funded through government support and community partnerships. Eligible students do not have to pay tuition out of their own pocket to complete this program.

About The Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma

37 weeks

100% Full Funding For Eligible Students*

620 Instructional Hours = 31 Weeks

240 Practicum Hours = 6 Weeks

Duration: 860 hrs

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Intermediate Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma

For those who wish to gain advanced skills in the supply chain management field, the Intermediate Supply Chain Management Specialist Program is the right fit. This 400-level program is designed to give students with basic supply chain knowledge the advanced technical skills, knowledge, and experience required to pursue a career in a more senior supply chain specialist position, such as a freight coordinator, inventory management officer, and other roles. This program helps students achieve challenging, satisfying careers that provide stability, flexibility, and financial security.

About the Intermediate
Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma

96 weeks

960 Classroom Instructional Hours = 48 weeks

960 Co-Op Practicum Hours = 48 weeks

Duration: 1,920 hrs

Interested in a more advanced Program?

Check out our intermediate 400 level Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma program.

Government Funded Supply Chain Transportation &
Logistics Diploma

Vancouver’s SELC College, through community partnerships and the support of the government of British Columbia, has the privilege of providing 100% government-funded Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics education to eligible British Columbia applicants. This program is market-driven, demand-oriented, and student-success focused. The program is designed to provide students with an amazing opportunity to transform their lives through education.

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About the Supply
Chain Transportation & Logistics Diploma

28 weeks

100% Full Funding For Eligible Students*

480 Instructional Hours = 24 Weeks

100 Practicum Hours = 4 Weeks

Duration: 580 hrs

CITT Certified

SELC is the only college in BC that offers CITT-certified supply chain education programs. Upon completion of either the Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics or Supply Chain Management Specialist programs, you are certified to work as a supply chain specialist anywhere in Canada.

Graduation Requirements

Supply Chain FAQ

Supply chain management is a broad term that includes a variety of roles and functions such as operations, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, and logistics. Essentially, supply chain management means making sure that something gets to where it needs to go and is an essential part of many businesses. 

Supply chain logistics and transportation falls under the umbrella of supply chain management, but focuses specifically on the flow of goods from raw materials to the consumer. 

Supply chain management is a broad term that encompasses logistics and transportation as well as everything that comes before this, including determining consumer requirements for a product, sourcing raw materials for a product, and ensuring that a product is delivered to the right place at the right time.

Supply chain logistics and transportation focuses only on the flow of a product after materials have been sourced and the product is ready to be manufactured and transported. This includes every step from raw materials all the way to the consumer.

Supply chain logistics and management is a necessary part of goods production, and supply chain specialists are currently in critical demand. Studying to become a supply chain logistics or management professional is a practical way to jumpstart your career, and with SELC’s fully government-funded programs, it is easier than ever to attain training and move toward a secure career that offers flexibility and financial stability.  

With a completed diploma in supply chain logistics or management, you are fully equipped to pursue a variety of roles. Career opportunities include:

  • Material Coordinator
  • Material Estimator
  • Production Controller
  • Order Clerk
  • Scheduling Clerk
  • Material Checker
  • Shipping Control Clerk

Information provided by supply chain specialists is important for businesses because it directly impacts the way that they market their products. Businesses use knowledge of the supply chain to create tailored sales opportunities that are designed to optimize the resources available.

Due to global supply-chain issues resulting from conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain specialists are in demand now more than ever before. Now is the time to pursue a career in supply chain management.

Training in supply chain management and/or logistics is a valuable investment of your time because it sets you up for a stable career. Supply chain specialists are always needed because they are an essential part of goods production. This means that a career in supply chain management is not susceptible to recessions that way that non-essential roles are.

No, the Government funded Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma is taught at our Vancouver campus, with potential for online components. The intermediate Supply Chain Management Specialist Diploma is offered completely online. However, many supply chain specialist positions are remote, which means this is a career that you can do from home and you don’t have to worry about moving to where the jobs are once you have completed your training.

These Diplomas are certified by Canadian Logistics Association allowing employment across Canada

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