Study to become part of the supply chain/logistics industry. Develop skills in team leadership and manage the packing, insurance, documentation and other regulatory requirements associated with international freight logistics.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Supervise international freight transfer
Ensure the safety of transport activities
Follow security procedures when working with goods and cargo
Estimate and calculate the mass, area and dimensions of loads
Combine and consolidate freight prior to shipment
Market international freight forwarding services
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
Confidence to organise and manage freight transportation
Engage in calculating the costs associated with freight transportation from simulated transport documents
Ability to complete and check import and export documentation
Strong pathways to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Completed a Certificate III and/or IV in a related field
12-18 months experience working or are currently employed in the logistics industry
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Our graduates go onto roles like: senior import and export operator, senior airfreight and ocean freight clerks, senior shipping clerk, senior transport/cartage co-ordinator and customer service operator.
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The Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator) does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 11 Units of competency, including 6 core and 5 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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