New Zealand Diploma in International Freight Logistics (Freight Forwarding)

Manukau Institute of Technology

Subject area

International Business




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide global and local organisations with people who have advanced knowledge of international freight logistics concepts, legislation and practice for employment within the international freight forwarding sectors including air freight, sea freight or customs broking.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification which recognises specialist skills and knowledge within the international freight forwarding industry, to enable improved job performance and a credential to enhance employment opportunities.

The international freight forwarding sector will benefit by having graduates with the skills, knowledge and operational attitude to undertake specialist roles in freight forwarding.

This qualification 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.

Graduates will be capable of working unsupervised in specialist roles, and are likely to be responsible for an international freight forwarding operation or a unit within an international freight forwarding operation. They may be responsible for managing freight forwarding projects.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

60 NCEA credits at Level 2 with a minimum of 12 NCEA credits in English at Level 2, 12 NCEA credits in Mathematics at Level 2 OR Completed the NZ Certificate of Distribution L4 OR Completed the NZ Certificate of International Freight Logistics L4 OR Completed a NZ Certificate in a Business discipline L5 Other requirements for Distance online delivery mode students: Access to a computer (Preferably a laptop) and reliable high-speed internet service Internet Explorer or Firefox (latest) or Chrome Headset with microphone and it is recommended access to Web cam if no camera on device International students: English Language Entry Requirements For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,469 $6,469
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,574 $5,574
Total $12,043 $12,043

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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In employment N/A
In further study N/A
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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701

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