GETTING the skills you need:

lAccording to Avhapfani Tshifularo of the South African Petroleum Industry Association, to become a supply chain manager you will need either a diploma in Business or Logistics Management, a bachelor of commerce degree in Supply Chain Management or a bachelor of commerce degree in Logistics Management.

lAccording to Avhapfani Tshifularo of the South African Petroleum Industry Association, to become a supply chain manager you will need either a diploma in Business or Logistics Management, a bachelor of commerce degree in Supply Chain Management or a bachelor of commerce degree in Logistics Management.

lYou can study these at the University of South Africa or any major university.

lA matric with mathematics, accounting, economics and business economics is necessary for admission into university.

lInstitutions such as the Minerals and Energy Education Training Institute offer courses to help you understand the technology used for the distribution channel and the supply and refining of products within the oil industry.

lAs a supply chain manager you can earn between R350000 and R550000 a year.

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