Introduction to International Freight Forwarding and Customs Clearance

IFCBAA have created and developed a new course to assist the industry with the current skills shortage.

This interactive course involves live training sessions with our industry qualified trainers, in an on-line classroom environment.  The course includes a mix of real-time and off-line, individual and group-based assessments.

Now more than ever, investment in people is critical and this course is designed to assist businesses increase their employee industry understanding and knowledge.  Delivered by IFCBAA's reputable and professional trainers, this course is structured over a 4 week period, consisting of 8 Sessions (2 per week) and is delivered via Webinar and Zoom platforms covering:

Shipper/Consignee - The roles and requirements

  • Shipper/Supplier/Exporter
  • Consignee/Importer/Buyer

Freight Forwarder - The roles and requirements

  • Freight Forwarder at Origin
  • Freight Forwarder at Destination
  • Bill of Lading v Airway Bill
  • Typical Job Function within a Freight Forwarding Office

Licensed Customs Broker - The roles and requirements

  • Licensed Customs Broker Role and job function
  • Government Authorities

International Transport Types - The roles and requirements

  • Modes of Transport
  • International Carriers
  • Charter Service
  • Consolidators
  • Port Authorities/CTO/Terminals/Stevedores

Seafreight Equipment

  • Vessel types
  • Container Types
  • Seaworthy Containers
  • Container Specifications
  • Breakbulk

Airfreight Equipment

  • Aircraft Types
  • Container condition and Packing
  • ULD Container

Import/Export Process - Typical Steps and Procedures

  • Job registration
  • Documentation
  • The Customs Process
  • Delivery
  • Unpack of FAK

Terminology and Incoterms - Understanding the Lingo

  • Abbreviations
  • Icoterms

Successful course completion secures Statement of Attainment.


Members $465 GST Not Applicable
Non-Members $580 GST Not Applicable

For more information :

Contact IFCBAA on (02) 9587 1986 or [email protected]

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