Advanced Diploma of Materiel Logistics


A qualification for those providing leadership and strategic direction in materiel sustainment and integrated management of logistics.

Successful completion will require the the application of a significant range of fundamental principles and complex techniques across a wide and often unpredictable variety of contexts in relation to either varied or highly specific functions. Contribution to the development of a broad plan, budget or strategy is involved and accountability and responsibility for self and others in achieving the outcomes is involved. Significant judgement is required in planning, design, technical or leadership/guidance functions related to products, services, operations or procedures.

Job roles:

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

Materiel Logistics Program Manager

Materiel Logistics Senior Manager

Materiel Logistics Executive Manager


Requirements for completion of the qualification:

A successful assessment outcome for 14 units made up of:

6 core units listed below


2 units from the logistics elective units listed below


6 general elective units which may be taken from the general elective units listed below or the remaining logistics elective, or may include up to 2 units drawn with appropriate contextualisation from this Training Package 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.

Core units:



ECommunication and Calculation

add topic PSPGOV605A Persuade and influence opinion

add topic PSPGOV606A Prepare high-level/sensitive written materials

NLeadership and Supervision

add topic BSBMGT605B Provide leadership across the organisation

add topic PSPPOL603A Manage policy implementation

PAdministration and Finance

add topic BSBRSK501B Manage risk

add topic PSPGOV602B Establish and maintain strategic networks

Logistics elective units:



RContract Procurement

add topic PSPPROC607A Manage strategic contracts


add topic TLIX6001A Formulate material logistics strategies


add topic TLIX6002A Contribute to material logistics strategies

add topic TLIX5015A Establish supply chains

Elective units:



ECommunication and Calculation

add topic PSPPOL602A Provide policy advice

LResource Management

add topic BSBPMG606A Direct human resources management of a project program

add topic PSPHR620A Manage organisational development

add topic PSPMNGT602B Manage resources

PAdministration and Finance

add topic BSBCOM601B Research compliance requirements and issues

add topic BSBFIM501A Manage budgets and financial plans

add topic BSBMGT616A Develop and implement strategic plans

add topic BSBMGT617A Develop and implement a business plan

add topic BSBPMG503A Manage project time

add topic BSBPMG604A Direct cost management of a project program

add topic PSPMNGT610A Manage public sector financial resources

add topic PSPMNGT613A Develop partnering arrangements

add topic PSPMNGT615A Influence workforce effectiveness

add topic PSPPM504A Carry out complex project activities

add topic PSPPROC603C Divest strategic assets

RContract Procurement

add topic BSBPMG609A Direct procurement and contracting for a project program

add topic PSPPROC506A Plan to manage a contract

add topic PSPPROC504B Finalise contracts

add topic PSPPROC604B Plan for strategic procurement

add topic PSPPROC605B Coordinate strategic procurement

add topic PSPPROC606B Negotiate strategic procurement

add topic PSPPROC704A Influence and define strategic procurement direction

add topic PSPPROC705A Establish the strategic procurement context


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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Employability Skills

Employability Skills Summary for

TLI60110A dvanced 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:


Clarify the ethical aspects of decisions/actions and advice

Communicate and encourage the professionalism required of staff in ways suited to the diversity of the workforce

Document promptly, and in accordance with organisational policy and procedures, issues relating to ethical problems

Encourage reporting of suspected unethical conduct, deal with in a confidential manner and act on promptly, in accordance with policy and procedures

Establish effective communication channels to exchange strategic information for the mutual benefit of network members

Interpret and explain complex, formal documents and assist others to apply them in the workplace

Prepare written advice and reports requiring precision of expression

Provide guidance on more complex ethical problems

Provide objective and impartial advice to government regarding policy decisions relating to the public interest

Source information from inside and outside the organisation, and confirm its authenticity and reliability

Use a variety of words and language structures to explain complex ideas to different audiences.


Confirm staff understanding of legislation, guidelines and action to address professional development needs

Encourage staff to discuss, clarify and meet legislative requirements

Encourage staff to raise ethical dilemmas, provide them with frameworks for ethical decision making and policy setting, and coach in their application

Identify key stakeholders and their needs, expectations and roles

Manage participative arrangements in consultation with employees and their representatives in accordance with occupational health and safety legislation, internal agreements, and consistent with the organisation's overall process for consultation

Model ethical conduct and reinforce in others

Use a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of the linkages between governments in taking decisions, advice and actions.

Problem solving

Deal with ambiguity and machinery of government changes

Discard redundant information/version control

Identify misunderstandings and conflict situations, and address constructively in accordance with principles of conflict resolution

Interpret legislation and evaluate compliance outcomes

Undertake analysis of the political, social and economic environment that takes into account emerging trends, and current and possible future goals of the organisation

Undertake consideration of relevant facts comprehensively, and give unbiased, transparent and defensible weightings to competing interests

Use decision making processes transparently and document accountably and reasoning/grounds for decisions in accordance with policy and procedures.

Initiative and enterprise

Apply procedures or protocols for reporting unethical conduct

Develop initiatives and resources to address barriers to equal employment opportunity within the organisation or adopt in accordance with the diversity strategy

Establish new network links between self and key internal and external stakeholders and use effectively

Identify inadequacies in existing risk control measures in accordance with the hierarchy of control, and seek resources enabling implementation of new measures and/or provide according to appropriate procedures

Structure advice to include strategies for dealing with sensitive situations while maintaining confidentiality, and handling consequences if confidentiality is breached.

Planning and organising

Develop or review organisational processes and practices to ensure they meet the requirements of procedural fairness and accountability

Identify features of required strategic networks, identify or establish network links with key stakeholders and build strategic relationships

Identify organisational linkages between government organisations and with quasi-government organisations and non-government organisations, and regularly reassess to maintain currency of information

Include risk management strategies in processes and ensure they meet client, staff and organisational needs for transparency and accountability

Provide staff with opportunities to develop skills in identifying and resolving situations requiring ethical judgement

Take decisions, advice and actions making effective use of a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of these organisational linkages

Undertake risk assessment planning relating to legislative compliance to establish the risk of non-compliance and develop/implement mitigation strategies in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

Self management

Acquire, retain, recall and communicate information

Employ a range of leadership styles to facilitate intercultural management and to manage diverse teams

Ensure professionalism, which may include ethical conduct, commitment, diligence, courtesy, respect for others, conduct free of cultural and gender bias

Maintain a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of the current political environment and reflect in decisions, advice and actions taken

Resolve conflict in a strategic networking context

Use a range of communication methods with diverse strategic networks including consultation, liaison, negotiation, building influence and reputation, transparency

Use formal and informal industry communication channels

Use personal conduct to demonstrate a commitment to compliance with legislation, policy and guidelines.


Learn about legislation related to privacy, freedom of information, human rights, whistleblower protection

Learn about local, national and international public sector structures and protocols, equal employment opportunity, equity and diversity principles

Learn about public sector ethics, organisational code of ethics/conduct.


Access legislation and codes of practice electronically or in hard copy

Apply communication technology

Prepare written advice and reports requiring precision of expression

Use qualitative data and analysis

Use technology to access legislation and guidelines

Use telephone contact and/or electronic mail.