International University Canada

International Trade (Import – Export)


The International Trade (Import – Export) course gives you skills that you can put to immediate use

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January 27, 2024
24 Weeks


3000 Danforth, Toronto. Canada   View map


Diploma programs

Course ( International Trade )Outline : What You Will Cover?

The International Trade (ImportExport) course gives you skills that you can put to immediate use. Whether you are expanding your business into the international market, starting a business or simply looking at working for an international trade company this course will quickly teach you the ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of the import – export trade.

Your role as an import-export agent

How much money can I make?

You as a business operator


Laws & Regulations


The Difference between an Agent & a Merchant

How to Find Buyers

The Agency Agreement

Sourcing Products and Sellers

How Will You Benefit?

Fast track your career in import – export

Learn the inside secrets to:

How to set up your business (sole trader, partnership or company)

How to source products and suppliers

How to find buyers and sellers

How to get free government assistance (start ups and established business)

Important banking and foreign exchange procedures

How to find the right freight forwarder

Customs procedures for Importing and Exporting. What you need to know and what to avoid

How to calculate how much money you get paid, and how to make sure you get it

How to take the risk out of all your deals

The strategies and sample letters that will get you started today

How to obtain and source vital contacts

Study an import export course that was designed in conjunction with the international trade industry

Career Prospects

Shipping, transport and logistics organizations

Public and private import – export organizations

Manufacturers / export industry

Wholesalers, traders and merchants

or start your own import – export business and enjoy the freedom of being your own boss! As the owner of your own small business, you can work the hours you choose and guide your business toward success.

The opportunities are endless and the future is bright for skilled import – export professionals!

Course Levels

The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the basic (Certificate), intermediate (Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the two levels below:

Certificate: represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge. Suitable for basic entry level positions.

Diploma: qualifications recognize the graduate’s capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organizing others in the workplace.

Course Length

The average time within which students complete studies is:

• Certificate Level – 14 weeks,

• Diploma Level – 24 weeks.

IUC courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

• Completing your course with IUC is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.

• The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

Study Mode : Distance Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance, assessments takes place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle.

Enrollments statistics

Enrollments statistics a IUC reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience :

•Individuals looking to start a business or change career18%

•Individuals already in the job seek a promotion 30%

•Government, business & industry employers 32%

•Military personal 10%

• Home mothers 10%

What will you get?

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

• All required study materials and course notes

• Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback

• Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance.

• Student ID card giving student’s access to thousands of discounts both at home and overseas!

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

• A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion.

• Transcripts indicating units completed

• Job search assistance

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