This qualification aims to provide learners with a foundational competence in the field of Ships Agency operations. It equips learners with the conceptual framework to perform routine and non-routine functions within the Ships Agency environment. The qualification serves several purposes:
- Provides an entry-level qualification for the Ships Agency environment.
- Enables initial employment in the shipping industry.
- Serves as a foundation for further study in the Ships Agency field.
- Offers an opportunity for previously disadvantaged learners to obtain a vocational qualification equivalent to a Grade 12 / Matric level qualification.
- Recognizes the knowledge and experience of industry professionals, allowing them to access a nationally recognized qualification.
Learners can achieve this qualification by accumulating credits through skills programs, workplace experience, recognition of prior learning, and/or learnerships.
What Will You Learn?
- This qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively within the operations and freight aspects of the Ships Agency environment.
- Learners will gain a conceptual understanding of routine and non-routine functions in the Ships Agency field.
- It prepares learners for entry-level positions in the shipping industry and provides a foundation for further studies in the same field.
- The qualification is designed to support learners, including previously disadvantaged individuals, in obtaining a vocational qualification that is equivalent to a Grade 12 / Matric level qualification.
- Experienced professionals in the industry can also obtain recognition for their knowledge and experience through this qualification.