CIFFA - Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association

Certificate Programs for Freight Forwarders

Updated June 21, 2010

REGISTRATION  IS  NOW  OPEN .

The deadline to register is August 15, 2012

Classroom lecture format or e-learning ...the choice is yours

CIFFA has classroom or e-Learning options available for our Certificate and Advanced Certificate Programs.

e-Learning is available to any student who cannot attend the CIFFA lectures in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto or Montreal.

CIFFA is pleased to offer two education programs for staff of international freight forwarders who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the business of moving freight on an international level. Our Certificate Programs are recognized and approved by FIATA (Federation of International Freight Forwarding Associations), based in Zurich, Switzerland.  

Certificate
This Certificate (previously Module I) is an essential level program, and provides the student with an introduction to freight forwarding. This program consists of 104 hours of in-class time. A Certificate in International Freight Forwarding issued by CIFFA is awarded to successful students.

Advanced Certificate
This Advanced Certificate (previously Module II) provides enhanced knowledge and skills needed to excel in the handling of multi-modal, international freight consignments. This program consists of 104 hours of classroom time. An Advanced Certificate in International Freight Forwarding issued by CIFFA is awarded to successful students.

FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding
As the CIFFA Certificate Programs are recognized by FIATA, CIFFA students who complete the Certificate and Advanced Certificate Programs (previously Modules I and II) are eligible to apply for a FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding. For information on FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding, follow the appropriate link.

CIFFA Professional Freight Forwarder Designation
To recognize the professionalism in the Canadian Freight Forwarding industry, CIFFA has developed a Professional Freight Forwarder (PFF) Designation. Individuals of CIFFA Regular Member companies who meet the necessary education and work experience requirements, may apply for this prestigious Designation. For more information on the PFF, follow the appropriate link.

CIFFA Young Freight Forwarder of the Year Award
Each year CIFFA recognizes a young Freight Forwarder in Canada that exemplifies the education, skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to become an excellent International Freight Forwarder of the future. Young individuals of CIFFA Regular Member companies, who meet the necessary requirements, may apply for this award contest. The contest is open during the last quarter of each year. For more information on the CIFFA Young Freight Forwarder of the Year Aware, follow the appropriate link.

For information on FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding or the CIFFA Professional Freight Forwarder Designation or the CIFFA Young Freight Forwarder of the Year award please click on the appropriate link.

 

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