Clearing and Forwarding Diploma
This course will cover the Clearing and Forwarding industry with a particular focus on International Contracts, Sea Freight and Customs.
There are 11 Modules
1. Clearing and Forwarding Terminology
2. The Freight Forwarding Business
3. Transport Modes
4. Shipping Role Players
5. Vessel and Cargo Types
6. Goods Classification and Duties
7. International Customs and Shipping Documentation
8. International Trade Law and Sales Contracts
9. Incoterms 2020
10. International Payments
11. Forwarding Operations
How does it work?
With the successful completion of this Diploma 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.
Six and a half month's part time or 6 weeks full time for the Clearing and Forwarding Diploma.
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 – for Part Time Studies we would recommend that you would need to set aside 3 to 4 hours a week and for Full Time Studies 12 to 16 hours a week. The time will vary depending on the students original knowledge of the course material. The time needed to complete the course will vary depending on the students original knowledge of the course material.
Study Plan and Assessment - Each week you will be sent an email notifying you of your Study Plan and Assessment program. You will then access your e-campus to complete your studies.
PDF Course Notes - A soft copy of your full course module in a PDF format will be available on your e-Campus for you to download. You will then be able to print a hard copy for study purposes if you choose. There are two exams for each course module. Please note we don't offer video lessons for our courses.
Online Exams - all your online exams are completed on your e-Campus.
Personal e-Tutor - You will be nominated a personal e-Tutor, all communication with your e-Tutor will be done via email.
Personal Course Plan - Your may download and save a Personal Course Schedule Spreadsheet from your e-Campus, you can record your progress on this document.
Past Exam Papers – You have one free past exam paper with model answers at the end of your PDF course notes (except the Terminology or Foundation Courses). This will assist you in preparing for your exams.
Study Tips for Exams – You can read about our study tips on your e-Campus.
Fun Merchant Shipping Quiz – You can try out our fun quiz to experience what your exams will “look and feel” like.
OUR E-CAMPUS OFFERS
- Course E-Campus - this is where you will access your course notes and complete all your exams online.
- 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.
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 diploma 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%
ON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF YOUR COURSE
On successfully passing your Diploma course you will be sent an e-Diploma Certificate via email.
Should you wish to receive an original Diploma there is an additional production cost of usd40 which you may request and make payment at the end of your course.
We use Royal Mail postal service for delivery.
Completing my Clearing and Forwarding diploma with ShippingCollege has helped me become invaluable in providing logistics solutions to our clients. Complex topics are simplified in a more elaborate and practical way making it easy to understand. Excellent and timely support throughout the course. Thank you ShippingCollege.
ShippingCollege is the best College to study with. I enjoyed the course like it was live in the classroom. I am a single mother of three young kids and I managed to study with them because the College Team were so friendly, flexible and co-operative! My e-Tutor was the best Tutor I have ever had. I would advice single mothers to study a profession with ShippingCollege if you are interested in this field. They give you freedom to study and they don't stress! They are so flexible. ShippingCollege I will be returning.
This is one of the best courses I have ever completed. I have improved my knowledge in the Freight Forwarding industry, along with learning invaluable techniques for working in a Freight Forwarding office. As I am new to Freight Forwarding this was just what I needed. The course was able to present complex topics in an easy to understand manner.