CIFFA education programs are designed by professionals with experience in a variety of freight forwarding matters, who have been providing students with the highest level of professional education over the years. Courses are intended for people working in the transportation and logistics sector who would like to further their career, likewise, courses are perfect for newcomers in this sector who want to start their journey in this industry on a strong footing.
In this course you will learn about commercial documents and regulatory compliance, export packaging, transportation of dangerous goods, how to devise alternative transport solutions for clients, and properly cost and quote on a shipment, and how buyers and sellers manage risk with a variety of international payment methods and cargo insurance. Once you are enrolled you will have access to fully narrated lessons that contain case studies that will put the learner into real world scenarios, e-textbooks are provided and can be viewed on up to three devices.
Benefits of enrolling in this course:
A perfect chance to elevate your job profile and attain professional advancements
Flexible course format that allows you to complete the course at your suitable time and pace
Hands-on training for a more productive learning experience
Internationally recognized course providers
Competency-based case studies to quickly master your professional skills
Videos and comprehensive notes
Updated course content in e-textbooks and online classes
The Essentials of Freight Forwarding Course is primarily intended to meet the learning requirements of two main groups:
Newcomers in the transportation and logistics industry
The course will greatly help those who are new to the supply chain industry and those who are willing to learn the intricacies of logistical operations, acquire new skills and elevate their job profile.
The course is also suitable for experienced industry professionals who wish to upgrade their skills and stay updated with industry trends to advance their business interests.
Dates and duration
Enrollment will be opened from 26th February to 25th March 2024.
The training period is from 27th March to 27th June 2024.
Aproximately 65 – 75 hours of dedicated study time are required to complete this course.
The exam is set for 1st July 2024.
Commercial documentation and regulatory compliance
Export packaging and warehousing
Cargo security and dangerous goods
Costing and quoting and alternative transport solutions
CIFFA Certificate in Essentials of Freight Forwarding
Course participants must pass one online exam. The lessons have case studies and questions that will help prepare the student for the exam. The pupil will receive their score on completion of the exam.
Course participants need to have a medium level of business English so as to clearly understand all the lessons
A basic understanding of global transportation, trade, logistics, and supply chain industry could be beneficial but is not mandatory
Windows: Internet Explorer 6 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Safari 3 and later, Goggle Chrome, Opera 9.5 and later.
Online lessons will NOT work on iPads or iPhones.
Registration and cost Members Only
Registration will open on 26th February and will close on 25th March 2024.
In order to check the courses fees and to register, please access your members area and clic on the "logistics courses registration" button, on the dashboard on the left of the page. Then kindly fill in the online form with your registration details.