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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma
School
Seneca Business

About the Program

This two-year diploma program provides you with a solid technical understanding and practical knowledge of international transportation, customs brokerage and international freight forwarding. You will gain valued expertise and knowledge to help companies effectively manage the movement of goods and services internationally in our complex global economy. Your learning will be further advanced by current and industry expert faculty members.
 

As a graduate of this program, you will receive a certificate from MSR, the e-customs company, and there will be opportunities for you to pursue a certificate in international freight forwarding from the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA).

Work Experience

Optional Co-op

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters.  In programs with limited co-op opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility.  Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Freight co-ordinator
  • Transportation manager
  • Transportation appointment co-ordinator
  • Transportation logistics co-ordinator
  • Import/export co-ordinator
  • Dispatcher
  • Customs associate
  • Transportation analyst
  • Customs supervisor

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Logistics management
  • Leadership
  • Decision-making
  • Ethics
  • Strategy formulation
  • Project management