Courses

Certificate IV in International Trade

There’s never been a better time to launch your career in international trade. Sharpen your problem-solving skills and learn how to take advantage of international business opportunities. Our Certificate IV in International Trade will have you job-ready in six months.

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Get ready to work in International Trade

Our graduates are highly sought after, due to the practical nature and quality of our course. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of international business and trade to use in roles as diverse as analysing business opportunities, maintaining effective trade relationships or conducting market analysis.

We cover the essentials of international contract law, trade financial structures, business opportunity analysis and research, and import/export documentation.

Industry connections and resources

You’ll profit from our strong industry links in import and export companies.

Employment outcomes

You’ll be qualified to work in entry-level management roles, both in firms that are internationally active and in the institutions they collaborate with. These include:

  • Exporters
  • Global consumers
  • Manufacturers
  • Financial service providers
  • Travel and tourism operators

Assessment

Assessment consists of classroom testing, assignments, presentations, group work, case studies and industry practicum.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Contact

For further information on the Certificate IV in International Trade, please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or send an email.

Local Students

Code

BSB41115

VTAC Code

Preston 6900669224

Campuses

PRESTON

Department

Business Management and Finance
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
Day classes

Class Schedule: *

Mon - PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$2500
Ineligible:$4500
Concession:$500

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used including classroom testing, assignments, presentations, group work, case studies and simulated industry practicum.

Materials

You will be required to purchase textbooks. A book list and other required materials will be provided by teaching department at enrolment or class induction.

You are expected to have access to a computer. Computers are available in Melbourne Polytechnic’s computer labs and library if you do not have a computer at home.

Entrance Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course. You must be able to demonstrate that you’re capable of completing the course at the relevant competency levels in the training documents. Eligibility includes prior business experience or previous recognised business studies. For more information, we encourage you to attend one of Melbourne Polytechnic's Information Nights.

Pathways to further study

You can go onto enrol in the Diploma of International Business and/or the Bachelor of Business.

Career Pathways

Open up career opportunities in areas such as customer service, international marketing and international market research.

Enrolment Intake

  • February

International Students

Code

BSB41115

CRICOS Code

087072J

Campuses

PRESTON

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
Day classes

Class Schedule: *

Mon - PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Entrance Requirements

Academic: Australian Year 11 equivalent or "O-Levels" with at least 4 credits preferably including Mathematics, English and subjects in the discipline area.
English: Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0, Pearson PTE Academic 42 overall with no individual communicative skill below 36, or recognised equivalency
Other: Full-time only for international students.

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used including classroom testing, assignments, presentations, group work, case studies and simulated industry practicum.

Materials

Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department.

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $6000
  • Tuition fees per year: $6000
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Pathways to further study

You can go onto enrol in the Diploma of International Business and/or the Bachelor of Business.

Career Pathways

Open up career opportunities in areas such as customer service, international marketing and international market research.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
See all courses for International Students

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation 30
BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity 30
BSBINT407 Prepare business advice on export Free-on-Board Value 30
BSBINT408 Prepare business advice on the taxes and duties for international trade transactions 40
BSBINT409 Plan for international trade 50
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets 35
BSBMKG415 Research international markets 50
BSBMKG416 Market goods and services internationally 70
BSBPUR403 Conduct international purchasing 60
BSBREL401 Establish networks 35

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.