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Oxbridge Academy Skills Certificate: Shipping and Logistics Environment

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Acquire comprehensive knowledge and skills in Logistics and Supply Chain Management with the Oxbridge Academy Skills Certificate: Logistics and Supply Chain Management. This course offers an overview of routine and non-routine shipping functions, as well as an integrated supply chain approach for stakeholder advantage. Key highlights include:

  • Shipping Practices and Insurance: Explore the various shipping practices and insurance elements, ensuring efficient and secure transportation.
  • Principles of International Logistics: Gain insights into international logistics principles, facilitating smooth imports and exports.
  • Handling Dangerous Goods: Learn the proper handling procedures for dangerous goods, ensuring compliance with safety regulations.

This course is a good option if:

  • You work in the transport and logistics industry and seek to expand your knowledge and skills, enhancing your professional capabilities.
  • You have recently completed your Matric and aspire to embark on a career in the transport and logistics industry. This will equip you with essential knowledge from the start.

Enrol in the Oxbridge Academy Skills Certificate: Logistics and Supply Chain Management to broaden your understanding of this dynamic field. This will unlock new career opportunities in the transport and logistics industry.

Course code:

CER4015-13

Accreditation status:

This is a non-accredited Short Learning Programme endorsed by The Independent Institute of Education (IIE).

Course duration:

8 -12 months

Entry requirements:

No Matric

Learning outcomes covered:
  • The principles of mercantile practice
  • The procedures of importing and exporting
  • The finance of international trade
  • The roles and responsibilities of the role-players in mercantile practice
  • The management strategies in the shipping sector
  • The fundamentals of international logistics
  • The international supply chain
  • The elements of international logistics
  • Multi-modalism and Incoterms 2010
  • The purposes of warehousing and inventory
  • The fundamental elements of the business of shipping
  • The role of shipping agents
  • The operations within the liner trades
  • The principles of dry and liquid bulk shipping and of vessel chartering
  • The function of marine insurance
  • The importance of salvage in the process of vessel management and operations
  • The fundamentals of moving dangerous and hazardous goods
  • Dangerous goods operations
  • Port facilities and procedures concerning the movement of dangerous goods
  • Shipping precautions and procedures concerning the movement of dangerous goods
  • Functions of dangerous goods documentation and labelling
  • The legal terminology of overseas trade
  • The basic contract structure
  • The Sale of Goods Act in English law
  • The principle of agency
  • FOB & CIF contracts
  • Laws of carriage of goods by sea
  • The principles of European law in relation to international trade
Assessment and award:
  • Students are required to complete 2 assignments.
  • There are no exams for this course.

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded an Oxbridge Academy Skills Certificate: Shipping and Logistics Environment from Oxbridge Academy.

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