SHIPPING & LOGISTIC

The shipping industry is an essential component of international trade playing an important role in establishing global ties between business organisations. Businesses today rely upon skilled individuals to efficiently distribute their products in order to compete and meet customer demands. ABMA’s Shipping and Logistics qualifications will prepare students for a diverse and challenging career in the transport and logistics industry.

DIPLOMA Level 4:

Entry Requirements:

Learners wishing to undertake a Level 4 Diploma qualification with ABMA Education should already be in possession of a level 3 qualification or equivalent. In addition, it is recommended that students should possess a GCSE, or equivalent, in Maths and English, at Grade A* – D.

Evidence of professional work experience can be submitted for a minimum of one year within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

MANDATORY UNITS:

  1. 1-Mercantile and Shipping Practice;
  2. 2-Principles of International Maritime Logistics;
  3. 3-Principles of Shipping and Insurance Management;
  4. 4-The Movement of Dangerous Goods;
  5. 5-Overseas Trade Law.

DIPLOMA Level 5:

Entry Requirments:

A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 5 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

  • An ABMA Level 4 Diploma
  • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of two years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

MANDATORY UNITS:

  1. 1-Management of Shipping Operations;
  2. 2-International Marine Cargo Management;
  3. 3-Management of the International Supply Chain and Logistics;
  4. 4-Financial Aspects of Shipping;
  5. 5-International Transport Geography.

DIPLOMA Level 6:

Entry Requirements:

A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 6 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

  • An ABMA Level 5 Diploma
  • A Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of four years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

The above entry requirements are subject to change and all student registrations are accepted at the discretion of ABMA Education.

MANDATORY UNITS:

  1. 1-Advanced Shipping Law;
  2. 2-Advanced Marine Insurance and Salvage;
  3. 3-The Economics of Maritime Operations;
  4. 4-Maritime Safety and Security;
  5. 5-International Maritime Transport Systems.