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Award in International Transport and Documentation

This Level 3 award gives students an understanding of the relevant import and export procedures at each stage of a goods movement, from sales enquiry to payment and delivery


3-4 months

The Level 3 Award in International Transport and Documentation provides students with an understanding of the import and export order process from original enquiry, supply chain distribution to payment collection.

In addition to considering the role of the freight forwarder and other trade intermediaries, it also covers the main methods of international transport and the documentation used in international trade, as well as the various trade terms and methods of payment.

This course comprises a single module from our Level 3 Certificate in International Trade.

Learning outcomes

By the time you have finished this qualification you will be able to:

1. Know the costs of the main methods of transporting goods internationally

2. Understand the roles of the key documents required when transporting goods internationally

3. Know the different payment methods in international trade

4. Understand the operation of cargo and credit insurance policies

Study commitment

We know that everyone studies in different ways so our programme allows time for you to research and read papers and articles as well as using the learning materials we supply online. We also provide you with a subject specific tutor who will be able to guide you in your learning.

As a rough guide you should expect to study for around 70 hours to achieve the required standard and the usual period of study is between 3 to 4 months.  The maximum study period is 2 years.

Course fees:

Registration fee: £118 (one year's student membership)

Course fee: £300

Assessment fee: £95

To apply for the Level 3 Award in International Transport and Documentation, please use the 'Apply now' button or send an email requesting an application form to 

To discuss our qualifications:
Call +44 (0)1733 404400


Why choose a Chartered Institute of Export & International Trade qualification?

Why choose a Chartered Institute of Export & International Trade qualification? Our career-boosting qualifications equip students with the professional and academic skills to succeed in international business.