Clearing and Forwarding Courses

ShippingCollege

Program Description

Clearing and Forwarding Courses

ShippingCollege

We are a global college, therefore, all our courses are online courses. We offer: - Clearing and Forwarding Pilot Certificate Courses - Freight Forwarding Foundation Certificate Course - Clearing and Forwarding Diploma Course More information on these courses are below.

Clearing and Forwarding Pilot Certificate Courses

These courses will cover the Clearing and Forwarding industry with a particular focus on International Contracts and Payments, Sea Freight and Customs. All our courses are online courses. Complete all 11 Pilot Certificates and you may write your Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. You may either complete your Diploma as a single course (at a lower cost) or complete the Pilot Certificate courses individually to accumulate all your credits to attain your Diploma over a longer period. If you intend to obtain your Diploma we recommend you attempt the Pilot Certificate courses in the order they are listed below. Course Requirements

  • English language, all courses are written in English as this is the primary language of global business.
  • Computer, internet connection, and printer (should you wish to print the course).
  • A valid e-mail address.
  • Time set aside to study as per the course requirements

Course structure 2 weeks part-time or 4 days full time. A soft copy of your full course module in a PDF format will be available on the e-campus for you to download. You will then be able to print a hard copy for study purposes if you choose.

  • Final mark = 100%
  • Pass mark = 65%

Learner support

  • Personal e-Tutor - You will be nominated a personal e-Tutor, all communication with your e-Tutor will be done via email. You may contact your e-Tutor at any time regarding your course.
  • Student Forum - A student forum is available online at the e-Campus for discussions, questions and networking with like-minded colleagues

Passing your course On passing your course you will receive an e-certificate via email. Course Objective With the successful completion of this course you will be able to :

  • Secure a position in the Freight Forwarding industry
  • Be eligible for advancement within your company
  • Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Freight Forwarding industry

1. Clearing and Forwarding Terminology Certificate This is the first Pilot course in the Global Logistics Diploma. Course Outline

  • Glossary of Industry Terms

2. The Freight Forwarding Business Certificate This is the second of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • The Role of Freight Forwarders
  • Early Days of Freight Forwarding
  • Capitalisation and Assets
  • Forwarders Business Structure
  • The Container Export Transaction in 10 Easy Steps
  • The Container Import Transaction in 10 Easy Steps
  • Relationship between Forwarders and Client
  • FIATA Model Rules for Freight Forwarding Services
  • Information Technology in Forwarding

3. Transport Modes Certificate This is the third of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • Maritime Shipping
  • Airfreight
  • Road Transport
  • Rail Transport
  • Intermodal versus Multimodal Freight
  • Route and Transport Mode selection

4. Shipping Role Players Certificate This is the fourth of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • Exporter and Importer
  • Ocean Carrier and Ship Owner
  • Shipping Agents
  • International Ocean Freight Forwarders
  • Inland Carriers
  • Ship Brokers
  • Cargo Brokers
  • Customs and Excise
  • Ports, Harbours and Terminal Operators
  • Depots and Warehouses
  • Strategic co-operation between Carriers
  • Marine Insurance
  • Maritime Associations

5. Vessel and Cargo Types Certificate This is the fifth of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • Vessel Types
  • Cargo Types
  • Break Bulk Shipping
  • Bulk Shipping
  • Tramp Service
  • Liner Service
  • Types of Containers
  • Loading and Unloading Containers
  • Container securing
  • Load securing in containers
  • Container ship categories

6. Goods Classification and Duties Certificate This is the sixth of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • The Role of Customs and Excise
  • Goods Classification
  • Customs Administrations
  • Customs Bonded Warehouse
  • Duty Calculation for Imports
  • Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade
  • Special Tariffs
  • VAT and International Trade

7. International Customs and Shipping Documents Certificate This is the seventh of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • Enquiry Documents
  • Instruction Documents
  • Transport Documents
  • Insurance Documents
  • Customs Documents
  • Inspection Documents
  • Finance Documents
  • Standard Operating Procedures

8.International Trade Law and Sales Contracts Certificate This is the eighth of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • What is International Trade
  • Law in International Trade
  • Preparing and International Sales Contract
  • Model Sales Contract

9.Incoterms Certificate This is the ninth of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • Introduction to Incoterms
  • Selecting Terms
  • 2010 revision
  • Terminology
  • Rules for any Mode or Modes of Transport
  • Rules for Sea and Inland Waterway Transport

10. International Payments Certificate This is the tenth of eleven Pilot courses in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • Methods of Payment
  • Documentary Collection
  • Letters of Credit
  • Uniform Customs and Practice (UCP 600)

11. Forwarding Operations Certificate This is the eleventh and final Pilot course in the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma. Course Outline

  • Dangerous Goods Overview
  • Groupage
  • Protection and Packaging of Goods
  • Weight to Volume Comparisons
  • Freight Desk Operations
  • Detailing the Freight Costs

Freight Forwarding Foundation Certificate Course

These courses will cover the basics of the Freight Forwarding Business. This course is aimed at a person wishing to enter the Freight Forwarding Industry, a new recruit starting in the industry, a receptionist or assistant in the Forwarding industry or someone who wishes to complement or certify their existing knowledge base. This is a stand alone certificate course. Course Outline

  • The Role of Freight Forwarders
  • Early Days of Freight Forwarding
  • Forwarders Business Structure
  • Routes and Transport Modes
  • Intermodal Freight versus Multimodal Freight
  • Export Documents
  • Import Documents

Course Requirements

  • English language, all courses are written in English as this is the primary language of global business.
  • Computer, internet connection, and printer (should you wish to print the course).
  • A valid e-mail address.
  • Time set aside to study as per the course requirements

Course structure 2 weeks part-time or 4 days full time. Part-time studies - where you study part-time in the evenings and on weekends using our online training program. Full-time studies - when you take time off work to study full time using our online training program Recommended study time set aside – we recommend 5 to 7 hours per week for each module/pilot certificate ie the part-time 2-week pilot certificate course will need 10 to 15 hours. The time will vary depending on the students' original knowledge of the course material. A soft copy of your full course module in a PDF format will be available on the e-campus for you to download. You will then be able to print a hard copy for study purposes if you choose. Pass mark = 65% Learner support

  • Personal e-Tutor - You will be nominated a personal e-Tutor, all communication with your e-Tutor will be done via email. You may contact your e-Tutor at any time regarding your course.
  • Student Forum - A student forum is available online at the e-Campus for discussions, questions and networking with like-minded colleagues

Passing your course On passing your course you will receive an e-certificate via email. Course Objective With the successful completion of this course you will be able to :

  • Secure a position in the Freight Forwarding industry
  • Be eligible for advancement within your company
  • Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Freight Forwarding industry

Clearing and Forwarding Diploma course

This courses will cover the Clearing and Forwarding industry with a particular focus on International Contracts and Payments, Sea Freight and Customs. 11 Modules over 6 and half months part-time studies or 6 weeks full-time studies.

  1. Clearing and Forwarding Terminology Certificate
  2. The Freight Forwarding Business Certificate
  3. Transport Modes Certificate
  4. Shipping Role Players Certificate
  5. Vessel and Cargo Types Certificate
  6. Goods Classification and Duties Certificate
  7. International Customs and Shipping Documents Certificate
  8. International Trade Law and Sales Contracts Certificate
  9. Incoterms Certificate
  10. International Payments Certificate
  11. Forwarding Operations Certificate

Part-time studies - where you study part-time in the evenings and on weekends using our online training program. Full-time studies - when you take time off work to study full time using our online training program. Course Requirements

  • English language, all courses are written in English as this is the primary language of global business,
  • Computer, internet connection, and printer (should you wish to print the course notes),
  • A valid e-mail address and
  • Time set aside to study as per the course requirements.

Course structure 11 Modules over 6 and half month’s part-time or 6 weeks full time. Recommended study time set aside – we recommend 5 to 7 hours per week for each module/pilot certificate ie the part-time 2-week pilot certificate course will need 10 to 15 hours. The time will vary depending on the students' original knowledge of the course material. A soft copy of your full course module in a PDF format will be available on the e-campus for you to download. You will then be able to print a hard copy for study purposes if you choose. Sum total of all your Pilot exams = 40% of your final mark. Two online exams with a time limit will be required to be completed for each module. Assignment = 20% of your final mark. An assignment at the end of the course is required, the assignment will be sent to you via e-mail and you need to submit this back to your Tutor for grading and feedback. Final exam = 40% of your final mark. Your final exam will be conducted online with a time limit and will encompass all your course material.

  • Final mark = 100%
  • Pass mark = 65%

Learner support

  • Online exams - Each week you will be sent an email notifying you of the exam/s that are due to be completed by you. These exams help you in your studies and keep you on track with the course timetable. They also contribute 40% of your overall course mark.
  • Past exam papers are available for download with your course notes,
  • Personal Course Plan - Your e-Tutor will contact you once a week regarding your course plan and to motivate you to keep on track with your course plan,
  • Personal e-Tutor - You will be nominated a personal e-Tutor, all communication with your e-Tutor will be done via email. You may contact your e-Tutor at any time regarding your course,
  • Student Forum - A student forum is available online at the e-Campus for discussions, questions and networking with like-minded colleagues.

Passing your course On passing your course you will :

  • Be sent an original Diploma via post and
  • A laminated Container Specification Table,
  • Plus a ShippingCollege gift.

Course Objective With the successful completion of this course you will be able to :

  • Secure a position in the Clearing and Forwarding industry,
  • Be eligible for advancement within your company,
  • Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Clearing and Forwarding industry.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 4, 2018
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