Diploma of Materiel Logistics


A qualification for those working in materiel sustainment and integrated logistics management roles.

Successful completion will require the self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques for self and others. Applications involve participation in the development of strategic initiatives as well as personal responsibility and autonomy in performing complex technical operations or organising others. It may include participation in teams, including those concerned with planning and evaluation functions. Group or team coordination may be involved.

Job roles:

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Materiel Logistics Manager (Integrated Logistics Support)

Materiel Logistics Manager (Materiel Sustainment)


Requirements for completion of the qualification:

A successful assessment outcome for 16 units of competency comprising:

4 core units listed below


5 units from the integrated logistics support elective units (Group A) listed below or 5 units from the materiel sustainment electives (Group B) listed below


4 units from the logistics elective units listed below


3 general elective units which may be taken from the general elective units listed below, or may include up to 3 units drawn with appropriate contextualisation from Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualifications in this or other relevant endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all pre-requisites are complied with.

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Core units:



ECommunication and Calculation

add topic PSPGOV512A Use complex workplace communication strategies

add topic PSPGOV513A Refine complex workplace documents

PAdministration and Finance

add topic BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes


add topic TLIX4028A Apply knowledge of logistics

Select 5 units from one group from the following options:

Group A: Integrated Logistics Support

Group B: Materiel Sustainment

Group A(Integrated Logistics Support)




add topic TLIX5003A Develop and review integrated logistics support plans

add topic TLIX5004A Develop integrated logistics support processes and procedures

add topic TLIX5005A Manage integrated logistics support operations

add topic TLIX5010A Provide specialist integrated logistics support advice

add topic TLIX4030A Apply knowledge of materiel sustainment

add topic TLIX4031A Apply knowledge of configuration management

add topic TLIX4032A Apply knowledge of technical regulatory framework

Group B(Materiel Sustainment)




add topic TLIX5012A Develop and review materiel sustainment plans

add topic TLIX5013A Develop materiel sustainment processes and procedures

add topic TLIX5014A Manage materiel sustainment operations

add topic TLIX5019A Provide specialist materiel sustainment advice

add topic TLIX4029A Apply knowledge of integrated logistics support

add topic TLIX4031A Apply knowledge of configuration management

add topic TLIX4032A Apply knowledge of technical regulatory framework

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Logistics elective units:



LResource Management

add topic TLIL5055A Manage a supply chain

add topic TLIL4059A Implement asset management systems

PAdministration and Finance

add topic BSBFIM501A Manage budgets and financial plans

add topic PSPPM504A Carry out complex project activities

add topic TLIP5036A Manage assets

RContract Procurement

add topic TLIR5014A Manage suppliers


add topic TLIX5006A Manage verification and validation

add topic TLIX5015A Establish supply chains

add topic TLIX5020A Develop and review configuration management plans

add topic TLIX5021A Manage configuration management processes

add topic TLIX5025A Provide specialist configuration management advice

add topic TLIX5036A Manage and monitor technical data and information systems

Elective units:



ECommunication and Calculation

add topic BSBPMG507A Manage project communications

add topic PSPGOV504B Undertake research and analysis

add topic PSPGOV524A Interpret data and related statistics

FSafety Management

add topic BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace

ICustomer Service

add topic BSBCUS501A Manage quality customer service

LResource Management

add topic BSBMGT502B Manage people performance

add topic BSBMGT516B Facilitate continuous improvement

add topic BSBPMG506A Manage project human resources

add topic PSPGOV518A Benchmark performance

NLeadership and Supervision

add topic PSPGOV511A Provide leadership

PAdministration and Finance

add topic BSBCOM501B Identify and interpret compliance requirements

add topic BSBINM501A Manage an information or knowledge management system

add topic BSBPMG503A Manage project time

add topic BSBPMG504A Manage project costs

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Elective units (continued):

RContract Procurement

add topic BSBPMG509A Manage project procurement

add topic PSPPROC412A Develop and distribute requests for offers

add topic PSPPROC413A Select providers and develop contracts

add topic PSPPROC414A Manage contracts

add topic PSPPROC506A Plan to manage a contract

add topic PSPPROC503B Manage contract performance

add topic PSPPROC504B Finalise contracts


add topic TLIU4001A Implement and monitor environmental protection policies and procedures


BSB units have been imported from the BSB07 Business Services Training Package.

PSP units have been imported from the PSP04 Public Sector Training Package.


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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

Employability Skills Summary for

TLI50210 Diploma of Materiel Logistics

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the Transport and Logistics Industry for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Apply verbal communication techniques

Complete reports, which may include organisational reports, debrief reports

Formulate advice and discussion with stakeholders

Interpret information contained in policy, legislation and regulations related to materiel logistics

Refine letters and complex reports to specified standard

Raise regular and timely reports and distribute in accordance with organisational standards.


Activate internal and external liaison networks and maintain to ensure effective communication

Allocate tasks and conduct briefings in accordance with logistics plans

Allocate priority for action in accordance with relevant parameters, instructions, policy and procedures

Provide assistance to maximise individual contribution to the attainment of team objectives

Establish and maintain participation

Formulate solutions for specified issues and provide to appropriate personnel

Provide and receive feedback in a constructive manner

Recognise individual differences in the workplace, value these differences and adjust own behaviour to account for these differences

Task staff to collect and collate information using standard procedures.

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Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Problem solving

Analyse circumstances, and interpret and clearly define issue/s

Analyse information to modify and update plans and prioritise tasks in accordance with plans and policy

Conduct research related to issue/s and seek the advice of relevant personnel to clarify findings that are unclear

Negotiate stakeholders' requirements, and document and incorporate within proposed advice

Obtain information required and analyse in accordance with professional standards.

Initiative and enterprise

Solve problems and make decisions

Translate research and analysis into clear advice to stakeholders.

Planning and organising

Develop plans covering materiel management activities in accordance with instructions, policy and procedures

Identify relevant policy, legislation and regulations to meet organisational information requirements

Manage resources in accordance with the organisation's policy and procedures

Obtain information and identify situation to permit accurate assessment of the problem

Review training and operational planning requirements to enhance future operations

Terminate operation in accordance with operational standards.

Self management

Apply concepts of due diligence

Apply principles of duty of care

Comply with professional codes of practice (as applicable) and ethical standards

Ensure personal behaviour shows sensitivity to the differences between colleagues

Maintain a calm approach under stress

Manage communications within and between teams and organisations

Participate as a team member

Provide and receive feedback in a constructive manner.

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Learn about federal and state/territory legislation, regulations within legislation, government policy, organisation policy related to materiel logistics

Learn about principles of risk management, locally used information management and communications systems, available resources, their capabilities, and access to them

Learn about logistics requirements and industry capability.


Access electronic or manual recording procedures

Implement information management systems and maintain to provide accurate records

Maintain management documentation

Use appropriate information technology and software

Use specialised information sources

Use telephone systems, satellite phones, internet or intranet links.