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Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in International Freight Logistics (Freight Forwarding) (Level 5)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 5
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » International Business
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide global and local organisations with people who have advanced knowledge of international freight logistics concepts, legislation and practice for employment within the international freight forwarding sectors including air freight, sea freight or customs broking.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification which recognises specialist skills and knowledge within the international freight forwarding industry, to enable improved job performance and a credential to enhance employment opportunities.

The international freight forwarding sector will benefit by having graduates with the skills, knowledge and operational attitude to undertake specialist roles in freight forwarding.

This qualification is targeted at experienced operators or intermediate-level administrators from within the industry, or people with related experience who are looking to enter the international freight logistics industry.

Graduates will be capable of working unsupervised in specialist roles, and are likely to be responsible for an international freight forwarding operation or a unit within an international freight forwarding operation. They may be responsible for managing freight forwarding projects.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Manage team responsibilities to ensure compliance with legislative and company requirements within a freight forwarding workplace.
- Apply specialised understanding of business operations to manage air freight and sea freight in the freight forwarding industry.
- Manage international freight logistics documentation within a freight forwarding workplace.
- Manage customer service staff, relationships and processes within the freight forwarding industry.
- Manage Customs' and other border agencies' clearance requirements, and comply with associated legislation.
Education pathways
This qualification can follow on from the New Zealand Certificate in International Freight Logistics (Level 4) with strands in Freight Forwarding and Shipping [Ref: 2914].
This qualification leads to the New Zealand Diploma in International Freight Logistics (Shipping) (Level 6) [Ref: 2916].
This qualification may also lead to higher level qualifications in international freight logistics or related sectors such as supply chain management or port operations or to business management qualifications such as the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Management, Māori Business and Management, Marketing and Sales, and Real Estate [Ref: 2460].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work in a specialist role in air freight, sea freight or customs broking within the freight forwarding sector including: customs broker, sea or air import/export operations roles, customer service roles.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
N/A
Education Organisation 3 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2915
Status Current
Created September 2015
Next Review April 2026
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