Certification in Humanitarian Logistics (CHL)

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Increase your skills, confidence, and credibility to effectively manage humanitarian logistics by earning your Certification in Humanitarian Logistics (CHL).


Who is this certification for?

Professionals working in a logistics function in the humanitarian and development sectors or anyone working in commercial or military logistics intending to move into the humanitarian sector.


What will I learn? 

  • Humanitarian Supply Chains
  • Warehousing and Inventory
  • Procurement
  • Transport
  • Fleet Management
  • Cash Transfer Programming (CTP)
  • Managing a Humanitarian Supply Chain Response


How will I learn?

This certification program consists of self-guided practice activities and coach-based learning assignments designed to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to be a competent, professional humanitarian logistician.

CHL consists of scenario-based tasks on core logistics topics that you will complete in two unique ways:

  1. CHL: Humanitarian Logistics Self-Guided Practice: Review online learning materials based on realistic case study scenarios to answer assessment activities and questions. The self-guided practice is available online for free in DisasterReady.org.
  2. Coach-based Assignments: Complete a series of assignments to demonstrate your skills. A professional logistics coach will review your assignments, provide feedback, and answer questions. The coach-based assignments have a fee of 760 GBP and are managed by the Logistics Learning Alliance (LLA).

How do I achieve certification?

You will achieve the Certification for Humanitarian Logistics (CHL) by passing the self-guided practice activities and an external review of the coach-based assignments.


Program Fee & Registration

Program Fee:
760.00 GBP (VAT at 20% must be added to this fee for those studying within the United Kingdom or European Union)

Program Duration:
Can be completed within 6 months (based on average study time of 5 hours per week)

Program Delivery:
The program is a
 supported distance learning, online programme – ideally suited for those who need flexibility to fit their studying around their own work and other commitments.

Register: For more information on CHL and to register, click on this link or contact: hlcregistrations@logisticslearningalliance.com. 

The Certification in Humanitarian Logistics (CHL) was developed by senior logistics and supply chain professionals from UN agencies, the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement, and NGOs. The program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport CILT(UK).

Last modified: Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 2:17 PM