International Trade, Logistics and Government

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A future with logistics, trade and government

Do you enjoy practical work? Are you methodical with good attention to detail? Do you have good numeracy skills and administrative ability?

Studying logistics, international trade and government can lead you to great career in a varied and growing sector, in a wide range of work environments.

You could have a career in the public sector including customs, as well as importing and exporting, wholesale or transport. Roles for graduates include supply and distributions (logistics) manager, operations manager, customs broker, warehouse manager and store person.


Sydney TAFE and your logistics and international trade career

Sydney TAFE gives you the advantage whatever the stage of your career.

  • Leaving school? Programs and support services will teach you workplace practices, attitudes and the foundation skills to launch your great career.
  • Launching your career? Courses can take you from a short course through to a diploma.
  • Time for a change? We are the recognised leader in training for logistics and international trade.

Flexible and fast-track options

Sydney TAFE can recognise your knowledge and life/work experience so you finish your qualification faster.

So if you are already working in the industry and want to build on your career, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) so you don’t have to study what you already know.

Study full-time or part-time and get a nationally recognised qualification whilst undertaking paid employment.

From Sydney TAFE to a degree

Some higher level courses offer credit transfer so you can fast-track your degree after you finish your Sydney TAFE course. Some courses can also lead to further study in international business and management.

You may gain credit towards a degree at:

  • Australian Catholic University
  • Blue Mountains International hotel Management School
  • Curtin University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Western Sydney.

Build new career skills

Sydney TAFE offers you the opportunity of adding value to your skill-set through other courses related to logistics and international trade.

You may be interested in other Sydney TAFE career areas

  • Aviation
  • Business Management and Office Administration
  • Human Resources, WH&S and Training
  • Maritime

Industry partners include:

  • Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW
  • NSW Correctional Services
  • SITA
  • Customs broking firms
  • Quarantine

Industry facts sourced from: Service Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2014; Job Outlook, Australian Government Department of Employment;

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