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Clearing and Forwarding Diploma - Full Upfront Payment

$ 540.00

Course Info

Full Upfront Payment US$540

This course will cover the Clearing and Forwarding industry with a particular focus on International Contracts, Sea Freight and Customs. 

All our courses are online courses.


There are 11 Modules

1. Clearing and Forwarding Terminology Certificate

2. The Freight Forwarding Business Certificate

3. Transport Modes Certificate

4. Shipping Role Players Certificate

5. Vessel and Cargo Types Certificate

6. Goods Classification and Duties Certificate

7. International Customs and Shipping Documentation Certificate

8. International Trade Law and Sales Contracts Certificate

9. Incoterms Certificate

10. International Payments Certificate

11. Forwarding Operations Certificate


With the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

- Secure a position in the Clearing and Forwarding industry you have chosen to study,

- Be eligible for advancement within your company,

- Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for International Trade within the Clearing and Forwarding industry.


Six and half month’s part time or six weeks full time. 

Part time studies - where you study part time in the evenings and on weekends using our online training program.

Full time studies - when you take time off work to study full time using our online training program.


- Recommended study time set aside – we recommend 5 to 7 hours per week for each module/pilot certificate ie the part time 2 week pilot certificate course will need 10 to 15 hours.

- The time needed to complete the course will vary depending on the students original knowledge of the course material. 

- A soft copy of your full course module in a PDF format will be available on the e-campus for you to download. You will then be able to print a hard copy for study purposes if you choose.


Online exams - You will be sent an email notifying you of the exams that are due to be completed by yourself, there are two exams per module, these exams help you in your studies and keep you on track with your Personal Course Plan.

Personal e-Tutor - You will be nominated a personal e-Tutor, all communication with your e-Tutor will be done via email.

Personal Course Plan - Your e-tutor will be in contact on a weekly basis regarding your course plan and to motivate you to keep on track with your course program.

Past Exam Papers – You can download past exam papers with model answers to assist in preparing for your exams.

Study Tips for Exams – You can download a study timetable from the website and also read about our study tips.

Fun Merchant Shipping Quiz – You can try out our fun quiz to experience what your exams will “look and feel” like


- Course Portal - this is where you will access your course notes and complete all your exams online

- Shipping Library - this area is full of very important and interesting information for the courses and your career.


- English language, all courses are written in English as this is the primary language of global business.

- Computer, internet connection and printer (should you wish to print the course notes).

- A valid e-mail address and

- Time set aside to study as per the course requirements.


Sum total of all your Pilot exams = 40% of your final mark.  Two online exams with a time limit will be required to be completed for each module.

Assignment = 20% of your final mark. An assignment at the end of the diploma course is required, the assignment will be sent to you via e-mail and you need to submit this back to your Tutor for grading and feedback.

Final exam = 40% of your final mark. Your final exam will be conducted online with a time limit and will encompass all your course material.

Final mark = 100%

Pass mark = 65%


On successfully passing your Diploma course you will be sent an original Diploma and a laminated Container Specification Table by postal service.


Tuesday, 13 August 2019
The Clearing and Forwarding Diploma has given me more confidence in this field. Now I can act as a one-stop shop for my company when it comes to all aspects of Freight Forwarding and documentation.
Alex Ekow Walker
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
ShippingCollege is the best College to study with. I enjoyed the course as it felt like it was live in a classroom. I am a single mother of three young kids and I managed to study with them because the College Team were so friendly, flexible and co-operative! My e-Tutor was the best Tutor I have ever had. I would advice single mothers to study a profession with ShippingCollege if you are interested in this field. They give you freedom to study and they don't stress! They are so flexible.  ShippingCollege I will be returning.
Susan Klauser

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