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We are a global college, therefore, all our courses are online courses. We offer:

- Maritime Shipping Pilot Certificate Courses - USD70 per certificate course

- Maritime Shipping Diploma Course - USD390

- Maritime Shipping Foundation Certificate Course - USD140

More information on these courses are below.

Maritime Shipping Pilot Certificate Courses

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These courses will cover global shipping with a particular focus on containerization and the liner industry. All our courses are online courses.

Complete all 7 Pilot Certificates and you may write your Maritime Shipping 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 likeminded 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 Shipping industry
  • Be eligible for advancement within your company
  • Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Maritime industry

1. Shipping Terminology Certificate

Course Outline

  • Glossary of Industry Terms

2. International Trade and Maritime Shipping Certificate

Course Outline

  • The Early Days of Commercial Shipping
  • International Trade and Freight Shipping
  • Trade Routes and Shipping Routes
  • World Trade Policies
  • Industry Issues
  • Environment and shipping

3. Containerisation Certificate

Course Outline

  • Liner Trade
  • The Container
  • Container Types
  • Freight and Charges
  • Container Shipping Processes and Documents
  • Packing of a Container
  • Loading and Unloading Containers at the Port
  • Load Securing in Containers
  • Securing Containers on Board the Ship
  • Container Ship Categories
  • Export Transaction in 10 easy steps
  • Import Transaction in 10 easy steps

4. Vessels, Cargo Types and Transport Modes Certificate

Course Outline

  • Vessel Types
  • Cargo Types
  • Break Bulk Shipping
  • Bulk Shipping
  • Tramp Service
  • Rail Transport
  • Road Transport
  • Intermodal versus Multimodal

5. International Contracts and Payments Certificate

Course Outline

  • International Trade Law
  • Contract of Affreightment
  • Preparing an International Sales Contracts
  • Incoterms - Overview
  • Methods of Payment in International Trade
  • Introduction to UCP 600

6. International Customs and Shipping Documents Certificate

Course Outline

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

7. Shipping Role Players Certificate

Course Outline

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

Maritime Shipping Diploma Course

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This course will cover global shipping with a particular focus on containerisation and the liner industry.

All our courses are online course.

7 Modules over 4 and half months part time studies or 4 weeks full time studies.

  1. Shipping Terminology Certificate
  2. International Trade and Maritime Shipping Certificate
  3. Containerisation Certificate
  4. Vessels, Cargo Types and Transport Modes Certificate
  5. International Contracts and Payments Certificate
  6. International Customs and Shipping Documents Certificate
  7. Shipping Role Players 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).
  • A valid e-mail address.
  • Time set aside to study as per the course requirements

Course structure

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. 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.

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 Maritime industry
  • Be eligible for advancement within your company
  • Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Maritime industry

Maritime Shipping Foundation Certificate Course

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This course will cover the basics of global maritime shipping with a particular focus on containerisation and liner shipping. All our courses are online course This course is aimed at a person wishing to enter the Maritime Shipping Industry, a new recruit starting in the industry, a receptionist or assistant in the shipping industry or someone who wishes to complement their existing knowledge base.

This is a stand alone certificate course.

Course Outline

Maritime Shipping Foundation Certificate

  • International Maritime Trade
  • Vessel and Cargo Types
  • The Container Export and Import Transactions
  • Types of Shipping Services
  • The Key Role Players in Maritime Shipping
  • Overview of Maritime Shipping Documents
  • Shipping Terminology - Glossary of Industry Terms

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.

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 Shipping industry
  • Be eligible for advancement within your company
  • Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Shipping industry

Testimonials:

The way communication was done was with dignity and the turn around time was extremely good. I enjoyed working with the team towards the attainment of this course, the turn around time in communication is amazing. Keep the good work in equipping with relevant knowledge to those willing to learn, thank you very much. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Zivanani Nyangu - Zimbabwe

I found the weekly tests very helpful as I did study continuously throughout the whole course which prepared me well for the final exam. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Maritime Shipping Diploma - Veronika Mhmodova Blahova - Cyprus

I liked the fact that there was no pressure on when the exam needed to be completed. meaning that if I needed more time it was never an issue. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Daved Kaplan - Austria

The value of this course cannot be measured. I particularly like the uncluttered course content. Thank you ShippingCollege. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Grace Meadows - Australia

The course was a real eye opener. I am new to the industry so it has helped me get up to speed with my colleagues. The thought of shipping is no longer as daunting as before. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Justina Ng - Singapore

The biggest lessons are not from a book but from a teacher like you Mrs Kim Tabori. Thank you for taking the time to help me during my training and to have accompanied me in mastering my knowledge. I have been promoted twice in 2017. First as assistant documentation manager and this month I became the documentation manager. Please pass on my thanks to all the staff at ShippingCollege. Kind regards. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Andre Isidore Wang - Douala, Cameroon

Thank you ShippingCollege for your kind and useful support during the whole diploma experience. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Valentina Gambarini - United Kingdom

The course is superb and life changing, as I read through I could see myself getting enriched with relevant knowledge and expertise. Thank you ShippingCollege for the knowledge you have imparted to me in the Maritime Shipping Diploma. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Maxwell Decent Maphosa - Zimbabwe

I am very pleased with my results and have enjoyed the productive and eye-opening diploma course. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Anastasi Christopher Sharp - Greece

Thank you very much ShippingCollege for your support given from day one. I am very happy with my result. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Gimal Bandara - Papua New Guinea

Great tutors and wide coverage of the subject, have extended my knowledge greatly. I completed the Maritime Shipping Diploma. The communication between the tutors and the students were excellent. I would highly recommend ShippingCollege. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Glenford Tonge - Antigua, West Indies

Kim was my tutor while I was studying the Maritime Shipping Diploma. I found her tutorials extremely valuable. Her teaching style is flexible, which is excellent for someone who works full time. I would certainly recommend ShippingCollege for anyone who is trying to refresh their knowledge on the industry or develop his/her expertise further. Maritime Shipping Diploma Leida Ouegnimaoua - Luxemborg

I completed the Maritime Shipping Diploma with ShippingCollege and it has really helped me in my career. My shipping knowledge improved from 10% to 70%. This course has been really fruitful to me and my future. Maritime Shipping Diploma - Benyo Koshy - Kuwait

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