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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Discover your calling in the future of Logistics – the ultimate backbone of global trade!

Logistics plays a vital role in today’s economy. The success of a business is dependent on its logistics strategies and hence a skilled logistician is highly valued in any organisation. It is an industry that offers our graduates a wide range of job opportunities and promising career progression.

Higher Nitec in International Logistics will equip you with the trade skills and knowledge to handle import and export documentation, monitor custom clearance, coordinate international shipments, liaise with government authorities, carriers, agents and local/overseas customers, support procurement activities, support last mile operations, manage warehouse inventory and perform warehouse operations.

Students will also learn about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Emerging Technologies in the logistics industry, Business Analytics, Digital Commerce & Marketing and Customer Relationship Management to enhance employability and stay future ready.

What you'll learn

  • Perform warehousing and distribution activities
  • Perform freight forwarding activities
  • Arrange transportation of goods
  • Provide quality customer service

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics/Principles of Accounts and 1 other subject:

  • Grade 1-7 in English Language
  • Grade 1-8 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional) or Principles of Accounts*
  • Grade 1-7 in one other subject
    * To be eligible for selection, you must have sat for Mathematics (Elementary/Additional).


GCE ‘N(A)’ level passes in English Language, Mathematics and 3 other subjects:

  • Grade 1-3 in English Language
  • Grade 1-4 in Mathematics
  • Grade 1-5 in 3 other subjects; and
  • A total of 19 points or less for English, Mathematics and three other subjects (ELMAB3)*

* Eligible, graduating GCE N(A) students who applied and enrolled during the January intake under the Direct Entry Scheme, will undergo 10 weeks of preparatory programme, followed by 2 years of Higher Nitec training.


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.

Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in International Logistics graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in International Logistics graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to a Technical Diploma course at ITE. For more details on progression, please click here.

Higher Nitec in International Logistics with a GPA of 2.0 and above may also apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in International Logistics graduates are employed by major logistics companies, supply chain solution companies, shipping agencies, distribution centres and warehouse operators. Some of the job titles held by our graduates include Logistics Coordinator, Warehouse Coordinator, Import Export Administrative Assistant, Customer Service Officer, Order Fulfilment Assistant, Shipping Coordinator, and Logistics Data Management Coordinator.