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Course Overview

This subject provides an overview of the logistics activities performed by the chemical industry and cold chain industry. It covers basic knowledge of the international and Singapore regulations that governs the logistical aspects of storing, handling and transport of hazardous chemical products and chilled/frozen products.


Topics related to health and safety factors that are associated with the storage, handling and transport of hazardous chemical products and chilled/frozen products will be covered to give a good understanding of the practices in these specialised industry.





The subject aims to equip students with knowledge and skills to:

  • Comply with local and international regulations governing the handling, storage and transportation of dangerous goods.
  • Plan the storage of various temperature sensitive products or chemical products by selecting the appropriate infrastructure and equipment with respect to the characteristics of the product.
  • Prepare the shipment of dangerous goods and temperature sensitive product in compliance with international regulations.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

  1. Logistical activities of the chemical industry
  2. International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code
  3. Storage, handling and shipment of dangerous goods
  4. Cold chain and perishables preservation management
  5. Cold storage packaging, handling, transportation and safety issues
  6. Principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)



Modes of Assessment


100% coursework

  • Online Quiz
  • Individual Assignment(s)
  • Group Assignment
  • Written Test(s)





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Business Practice (Logistics Management)

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.