What will I learn?

This qualification is ideal for those who are already experienced operators in international freight logistics, as well as those wanting to enter the industry.

You'll gain advanced knowledge of international freight logistics concepts, legislation and practice, for employment in sectors like air freight, sea freight and customs broking.

Topics include:

  • Managing compliance and legislation
  • Understand freight forwarding business operations
  • Manage customers
  • Manage staff
  • Managing air freight
  • Managing sea freight

Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:

New Zealand Diploma in International Freight Logistics (Freight Forwarding) (Level 5)

Career Opportunities

  • production planning
  • freight forwarding
  • demand management
  • custom clearance
  • procurement
  • air cargo management
  • production or distribution supervision/ team leadership
  • inventory control
  • sea freight management
  • warehouse management

Potential employers include: distribution companies, freight companies, supply chain companies, logistics companies, local authorities, warehousing companies.

FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS

Courses Offered at Toi Ohomai

  • New Zealand Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Level 6)

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Primary Industries, Trades and Infrastructure

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$19,950.00 (US$ 13,388) per year
NZ $17,349.57 for international students residing outside New Zealand
Start date

21 February 2022

Venue

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Windermere Campus,

70 Windermere Drive,

TAURANGA,

Poike,

3112, New Zealand

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$19,950.00 (US$ 13,388) per year
NZ $17,349.57 for international students residing outside New Zealand
Start date

21 February 2022

Venue

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Windermere Campus,

70 Windermere Drive,

TAURANGA,

Poike,

3112, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For certificate and diploma programmes at Levels 5 and 6, all international students must have: NCEA Level 2 with passes in English/ Te Reo M?ori or education achievement, at least equivalent to NCEA Level 2, and a minimum of 42 credits at Level 3; Or equivalent; Provide evidence of ability to complete academic requirements for the program. Applicants must meet the English language requirements: Level 5: IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT)- Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge English Qualifications- B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill; OET- Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36. Level 6: IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5. TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42; OET- Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; Cambridge English Qualifications- B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

This course 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.

To gain entry into this course, you must have completed:

  • 60 NCEA credits at Level 2 (with a minimum of 12 NCEA English credits at Level 2, and 12 credits in Mathematics at Level 2), OR
  • equivalent tertiary study.

If you do not meet the academic requirements you may be given special admission if Toi Ohomai staff are satisfied you are capable of successfully completing the requirements.

Special admission may also apply for applicants over 20 years.

English Language requirements:

IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0; TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill; OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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