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.
The Certificate of Import and Export Logistics is an online 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 how to manage 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
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
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
All the procedures work smoothly to me, I am happy with the service supplied.
W. Chen, Surrey Hills, NSW | Certificate of Import and Export Logistics
The content was in-depth yet easy to follow in your own time. The online program was user-friendly. Feedback from tutors was well received and positive.
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
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support via email;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 60 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $200.00. Printed materials are available for purchase at any time and not require to complete this course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.