Are you looking to expand your business into the international market? Or are you starting an import-export business? Whether you’re aspiring to work for an international trade company or expand your own business, this online course will give you a comprehensive understanding of import-export logistics.
Certificate of Import and Export Logistics is an online professional development course that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to complete and/or evaluate import and export documentation. You will also discover how to check documentation in accordance with the requirements of Customs and related legislation and workplace procedures.
In this online import and export logistics course, you will gain an understanding of bond and customs requirements, contingency management planning and scheduling movements to meet operational schedules. You will also learn about importing and exporting goods and managing import and export documentation, including permits and customs clearance requirements.
On completion of this import and export logistics course, you will feel confident in your knowledge of import-export procedure, management and legislation to improve business operations for your own business or fast track your career in import-export logistics.
Unit 1 - Import/export documentation
Regulations and legislation, legal requirements
Import / export legislation
Quarantine legislation and Biosecurity legislation
Health and safety legislation
Documents required for import and export of goods
Customs client identification
Timelines for completion
Permit issuing agency and requirements
Submitting an application (steps)
Cargo clearance screening
Letters of credit
Certificate of Origin (CO)
Incoterms (International Commercial Terms)
The advising and issuing bank
Assistance available to complete/lodging documentation
Workplace authorisation procedures
Import/export database systems
Problems arising in completing required documents
Developing action plans, schedules, to do lists and flow charts
Document collation and checking
Import declaration (N10)
Self-assessed clearance (SAC) declaration
Warehouse declaration (N20)
Certificate of origin (CO)
Dangerous goods (by air, sea and documentation)
Lodging documentation (electronically and manually)
Unit 2 - Manage export logistics
Plan efficient export logistics
Safety data sheet (SDS)
Classes of dangerous goods
International maritime dangerous goods codes
Road and rail transport codes
Transport license/ permit requirements
Export quarantine requirements
Environmental protection legislation
Workplace relations regulation
Quality customer service
Capacity of transport modes
Weighing up cost versus time
Equipment and technology
Efficient and effective delivery
Types and compatibility of load
Bond and customs requirements
Fatigue management / breaks
Workplace process flow
Outsourcing components of operation
Contingency management strategy
Establish times and routes
Planning and scheduling movements
Recruitment and selection
Employee training / support
Terminal operating systems
Customer purchase order
Packaging and labelling
Australian Border Force (ABF)
Regulations and legislation
DIBP client registration
EXDOC exporter registration
Import declaration forms (N10)
Export declaration form
Law and Ethics
Unit 3 - Manage a transport and logistics business
Manage a transport and logistics business
Complaints and responses
Target potential customers
Business unit objectives
Key performance indicators
Risk assessment matrix / nomogram
Hazard tools and processes
Business planning operations
Cash flow projection
Determine job profiles
Training needs analysis (TNA)
External and internal training
Simulated work setting
HR and recruitment
Business unit performance
Profit and loss reports
Financial cost analysis
The Problem-Solving Model
Regulations and legislation
Unit 4 - Apply knowledge of logistics
Interpret logistics information
Packages and unit loads
High value goods
4 types of transportation
Types of freight
Knowledge of logistics
Logistics requirements and recommendations
PDCA cycle functions
Estimated duration 60 Hours
Course Delivery and Start
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Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
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W. Chen, Surrey Hills, NSW | Certificate of Import and Export Logistics
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L.Harvey, Kingsthorpe QLD | Certificate of Import and Export Logistics
I think the course is a comprehensive one. It gives an in depth understanding of Import-Export business
M. Rahman, Thornlie WA | Certificate of Import and Export Logistics
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I have also learnt so much and found the information very relevant to my job as well as interesting.
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