Maritime Shipping Diploma
This course will cover the Global Shipping with a particular focus on Containerisation and the Liner industry.
The Maritime Industry is a global industry offering challenging and exciting job opportunities.
There are 8 Modules for this diploma course:
1. Shipping Terminology
2. International Trade and Maritime Shipping
4. Vessels, Cargo Types and Transport Modes
5. International Contracts and Payments
6. International Customs and Shipping Documents
7. Shipping Role Players
8. Incoterms 2020
How does it work?
With the successful completion of this Diploma course you will be able to:
- Secure a position in the Maritime Shipping industry,
- Be eligible for advancement within your company,
- Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Maritime Shipping industry.
Five month’s part time or five weeks full time for the Maritime Shipping 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.