Courses

PIFFA Diploma Course in Freight Forwarding

Next Course is Scheduled to Commence in Lahore in May 2024

Overview Of The Course

The Dual Diploma Certificate (PIFFA and FIATA) course was developed during January-June 2007 by the local resource persons and submitted to FIATA for validation. The FIATA Advisory Board on Vocational Training (ABVT) before validating the course in its session held in Dubai on 20th October 2007. It oversaw development of the course material of each subject. 

The course is revalidated at a regular interval of 4 years by FIATA to adhere to their guidelines and minimum standards.

During the course, the quality of instructions is monitored through spot visits and exchange of views with faculty members and participants by the Training Manager and Training & Education Committee Members. 

The participants’ feedback/comments through evaluation forms on course contents and instructors’ delivery have been of immense value to bring about improvement.

Course Outline

The Course comprises of 14 Modules spread over 267 hours of teaching time as detailed below. The course will be delivered in about 6 months at Karachi and Lahore institutes.

S. No.

Modules

Duration

No. of classes

1

Introduction to Freight Forwarding

18 hrs

12

2

Sea Freight

25.5 hrs

17

3

Maritime Containers

12 hrs

08

4

Multimodal Transport

21 hrs

14

5

Air Freight

40 hrs

27

6

Road Transportation

24 hrs

16

7

Rail Transportation

15 hrs

10

8

Inland Waterways

15 hrs

10

9

Customs Procedures

18 hrs

12

10

Logistics Transport

21 hrs

14

11

Insurance

15 hrs

10

12

Dangerous Goods by Sea & Air

15 hrs

10

13

Information & Communication Technology

15 hrs

10

14

Safety & Security

12 hrs

08

 

Total

267 hrs

178 

Who Can Apply / Admission Procedure:

Member Companies and the public in general may apply for admission using the registration form downloadable from this site.

Basic academic qualification is Graduation; relaxed to Intermediate, where applicant has at-least two (2) years’ on-job experience in Freight Forwarding.

Class Timings:

From 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm from Monday to Friday.

Freight Forwarding Diploma Course Donation Per Participant:

Rs. 40,000/- for PIFFA Members and Rs. 48, 000 For Non PIFFA Members, payable through crossed cheque favouring PIFFA Training Institute or Online PTI Account

Bank Al Habib: #10530071006512019 or IBAN # PK67BAHL1053007100651201

You will have to pay an additional fee to obtain the FIATA Diploma Certificate after completing the PIFFA Diploma in  International Freight Forwarding. 

  • This amount is 50 Swiss Franc to get the softcopy of the certificate

  • 150 Swiss Franc to get the hardcopy

Both certificates are issued by FIATA. Contact us in case of any query.

By  Sep 22, FIATA had issued  a total of 19,338 diploma certificates internationally, including 18,850 diplomas in freight forwarding. 538 diplomas in SCM.

46 FIATA Member Associations have obtained accreditation of FIATA Diploma in  International Freight Forwarding.

For more information, please contact:

Lahore

Muhammad Rizwan – Regional Secretary & Training Coordinator Lahore

Tel: +92 42 35834457
Mobile: 0321-4180811
Email: piffa-lhe@piffapk.com

Address: Ahmed Block, House # 228, New Garden Town, Lahore 54600

PIFFA Training Institute Lahore