Train My Team - Logistics


MIT offers flexible learning for you or your staff to help you succeed in business. These courses are short day courses, or are delivered part-time and by distance learning to help fit around busy lifestyles. If you don’t see anything here that meets your needs, we are very happy to customise and design courses for delivery at our premises or yours.


Logistics Programmes

Certificate in Logistics Level 4

The Certificate in Logistics (Level 4) teaches students the foundation knowledge required for a responsible level of employment in this important and growing industry sector.

Field trips and industry site visits are incorporated into the calendar to add to the practical, hands-on nature of the programme. Sufficient theory is included to enable students to understand the concept of logistics.

Certificate in Commercial Logistics Level 5

The Certificate in Commercial Logistics (Level 5) consists of two distinct certificates: the MIT Certificate in Commercial Logistics (FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding) and the MIT Certificate in Commercial Logistics (Shipping).

This programme aims to enhance the skills and knowledge base of industry employees already working in the freight forwarding and shipping sectors of the transport industry.

Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management Level 7

This programme is designed for those involved in, or interested in, the freight forwarding or logistics provider industry.

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management addresses the needs of people currently working in the industry, wishing to enhance their industry skills and knowledge with a view to further developing their career along a management path. The programme is suitable for those currently in “middle” management as well as those aspiring to enter a management level of responsibility in the future.

Graduate Certificate in Shipping Level 7

The Graduate Certificate in Shipping is designed for those employed in, or interested in, the shipping industry or its related sectors, such as import or export companies involved in significant shipping activity.

The programme addresses the needs of people currently working in the industry, wishing to enhance their industry skills and knowledge with a view to further developing their career along a management path. The programme is suitable for those currently in "middle" management as well as those aspiring to enter a management level of responsibility in the future.

Aircraft Loading and Restraint

This course is designed for those involved in preparing and loading cargo onto aircraft as either loose pieces, or in Unit Load Devices.

Dangerous Goods, Land and Sea

The aim is to ensure participants can interpret the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, HSNO, Maritime Rules, and Land Rules affecting transport of Dangerous Goods in New Zealand.

This seminar will also be of benefit to students studying the Logistics Practice paper by distance learning in the Graduate Certificate programmes.

INCO Terms and Methods of Payment

The seminar will enable participants to determine the rights and obligations of the shipper and consignee under the International Chamber of Commerce terms of sale. In addition, the methods of payment used in international trade will be examined including a detailed examination of documentary credits.

This seminar will also be of benefit to students studying the Logistics Practice paper by distance learning in the Graduate Certificate programmes.

Introduction to Freight Forwarding

This course is designed for people new to the freight forwarding industry or those looking for a career change.

IATA Dangerous Goods Revalidation

The same content and objectives as for Dangerous Goods but it is intended for participants who have already completed certificated Dangerous Goods courses within recent years and who must regularly update their knowledge to comply with IATA requirements.

Bills of Lading and Waybills

The seminar has been developed to meet the needs of all those involved in the drafting, completing, amending and interpretation of the carriage documents that govern port-to-port and intermodal movement of goods.

This seminar will also be of benefit to students studying Managing Risk in the Supply Chain and the Logistics Practice papers by distance learning in the Graduate Certificate programmes.

IATA Cargo Tariffs and Acceptance

The course is designed for airlines, freight forwarding staff and agents holding international air waybills.

Hague and Hague/Visby Rules

The rules which provide the basis for most carriage of goods by sea are complex and supported by a large amount of case law. Participants will gain a good working knowledge of the application of these rules through discussion and case studies.

This seminar will also be of benefit to students studying the Managing Risk in the Supply Chain paper by distance learning in the Graduate Certificate programmes.

New Zealand Carriage of Goods

Participants on this seminar will gain a practical understanding of the application of the New Zealand Carriage of Goods Act 1979. This Act applies to domestic carriage of goods as well as international shipments prior to loading on the exporting vessel/aircraft or after discharge from the importing vessel/aircraft. Practical case studies will be completed to develop a working knowledge of the application of the Act. Includes content on CMR and COTIF regimes.

This seminar will also be of benefit to students studying the Managing Risk in the Supply Chain paper by distance learning in the Graduate Certificate programmes.

National Certificate in Security Level 4

The National Certificate in Security is a part-time work based training programme. It has been designed for people who are already employed and those who are actively seeking employment within the security industry. The delivery of the programme is flexible towards the hours security staff operate and considers both the current and future needs of the New Zealand security industry.