Deployment Logistics Advanced Diploma


1 year


Brisbane, Hobart


Deployment Logistics Advanced Diploma – TLI60210

(Release 3)


A qualification for those providing leadership and strategic direction in the planning and management of deployment logistics.

Successful completion will require 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:

  • Deployment Logistics Program Manager
  • Deployment Logistics Senior Manager
  • Deployment Logistics Executive Manager

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

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 


  • Communicate effectively with managers, staff, clients and stakeholders in the course of advanced deployment logistics management
  • Clarify the ethical aspects of decisions, actions and advice
  • Listen to and interpret complex verbal information related to advanced deployment logistics management including the clarification and confirmation of work requirements and the receiving of operational feedback
  • Read and interpret applicable regulations, legislation, policy documents, strategic plans, technical data, signage, labels, safety management systems, tenders, contracts, project plans, related to advanced deployment logistics
  • Speak clearly and directly on diverse and complex matters related to advanced deployment logistics management including sharing data, requirements and procedures relevant to operations, issuing clear and timely instructions, communicating operational details to internal and external stakeholders, and providing support and feedback to staff
  • Write complex documents including communicating with internal and external stakeholders and preparing risk assessment reports and plans, project plans, specifications, tenders and technical reports
  • Responsibly negotiate complex issues with others in the course of advanced deployment logistics management including resolving conflict, obtaining resources necessary to achieve objectives, creating and finalising contracts, and negotiating processes and procedures appropriate to statutory and legal requirements
  • Recognise and interpret non-verbal signs, signals and behaviour
  • Establish and implement organisation’s communication systems and procedures
  • Establish and use networks including active involvement in business or professional networks and the building of relationships to provide benefits for the team and organisation
  • Use numeracy effectively to understand operational and costing data, prepare budgets, perform calculations, forecast resource requirements, and audit performance


  • Provide leadership to staff
  • Manage the resolution of any interpersonal conflicts that may arise in the course of advanced deployment logistics management
  • Motivate staff
  • Provide opportunities for staff to achieve and maintain competence
  • Coach, mentor and give feedback to staff
  • Provide information, instruction, training and supervision
  • Manage the avoidance and prevention of harassment of others in the workplace
  • Model ethical conduct and reinforce in others
  • Ensure the active participation of team members in meeting goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with staff and others in the course of deployment logistics management
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders in the context of advanced deployment logistics management
  • Define a role as part of a team including identifying the strengths of team members, understanding relationships between team members and understanding the roles and relationship between and among manager, team leaders, supervisors, etc.
  • Work with staff and other persons of different ages, gender, race, religion, political persuasion, etc.

Problem solving 

  • Develop practical solutions for problems arising in the course of advanced deployment logistics management including assessing hazards and ensuring there are plans or processes to manage identified risks, monitoring issues which arise in the course of operations and creating, implementing and applying risk management systems
  • Manage hazards and risks in complex and diverse situations that may occur in the course of advanced deployment logistics management
  • Solve problems in teams including allocating roles and responsibilities in response to changes in environment or circumstances, coordinating requirements and issues, and evaluating and monitoring performance
  • Show independence and initiative in identifying problems and solving them.
  • Resolve stakeholder concerns in relations to complex project issues including resolution of contract issues and the achievement of quality requirements and deadlines
  • Test assumptions taking the context of data and circumstances into account
  • Review systems and plans
  • Use applicable mathematics to solve complex problems related to advanced deployment logistics management.

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Modify activities dependent on differing work situations and contingencies
  • Take appropriate initiatives in complex and diverse situations such as those above
  • Recognise and respond to changes in internal and external operating environments
  • Contribute to and manage continuous improvement processes
  • Be creative in approaches to change and innovation, in response to conflicts in coordination and allocation of resources and in both in encouraging input from staff and interactions between and amongst staff and teams
  • Translate ideas into action including applying consultative processes, developing plans, applying new technologies and concepts and gaining the support of internal and external stakeholders
  • Value input from staff
  • Manage the response to any contingencies and changes in equipment, standard operating procedures and the working environment.

Planning and organising 

  • Establish operational and emergency plans, systems and procedures for the organisation
  • Allocate people and other resources to tasks including adapting allocations to cope with contingencies, delegating tasks and responsibilities to capable staff and clearly defining responsibilities
  • Establish and implement systems and procedures for maintaining compliance with applicable regulations and codes of practice
  • Establish and implement workplace security and safety management systems (where applicable)
  • Establish network links with key stakeholders and build strategic relationships
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on operational performance and compliance
  • Collect, analyse, interpret and organise information needed during advanced deployment logistics management activities
  • Prepare scope of work and work plans for self and team members
  • Be resourceful in planning for and assessing risk
  • Ensure feedback and other data contribute to improvements in operational effectiveness
  • Manage time and priorities in the course of advanced deployment logistics management
  • Ensure feedback and other data contribute to improvements in operational effectiveness.


  • Interpret and apply relevant regulations and instructions
  • Establish and follow own work plans and schedules
  • Evaluate and monitor own work performance
  • Take responsibility for meeting own objectives
  • Have confidence in own vision and goals
  • Develop trust and confidence in staff, customers and stakeholders
  • Employ a range of leadership styles to facilitate intercultural management and to manage diverse teams
  • Maintain effective networks.


  • Organise learning and assessment activities for others in the workplace
  • Manage adaptation of self and others in the workplace to any changes in systems, equipment and procedures and the workplace operating environment
  • Foster and manage change, and in particular facilitate and support change processes with staff and apply previous experience and feedback in formulating improvements to practice
  • Provide opportunities for instruction, coaching and mentoring others in the workplace as required
  • Contribute to the assessment of the competence of others in the workplace
  • Encourage the creation of a learning community in the workplace
  • Identify training needs for personnel and ensure that delegated tasks provide individuals with opportunities for development
  • Adapt own competence in response to any changes in advanced deployment logistics management processes
  • Update own knowledge and skills required for advanced deployment logistics management activities


  • Use complex equipment and IT systems required during advanced deployment logistics management activities
  • Apply a range of basic IT skills
  • Use IT to organise and access data including the monitoring of advanced deployment logistics processes, the tracking of items and the recording and reporting of system status
  • Applying IT as a management tool to store and organise data
  • Implement and monitor operational and maintenance procedures and systems for equipment used during advanced deployment logistics management activities
  • Implement and monitor the application of OH&S procedures when using IT and office equipment and facilities.

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification:

A successful assessment outcome for 12 units of competency comprising:

  • 3 core units
  • 4 units 

from the integrated deployment logistics elective units plus

  • 5 general elective units  Top of Form


1 year


Brisbane – Hobart