This qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who apply a broad range of international trade competencies in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.
Total number of units = 12
1 core unitplus
11 elective units
5 elective units must be selected from the Group A units listed below.
4 elective units must be selected from the remaining elective units listed below.
The remaining 2 elective units may be selected from the Group A or Group B elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level. If not listed below 1 of the elective units may be selected from either a Certificate II or Certificate IV qualification.
Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.
BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
Group A units
BSBINT301B Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work
BSBINT302B Apply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete work
BSBINT303B Organise the importing and exporting of goods
BSBINT304B Assist in the international transfer of services
BSBINT305B Prepare business documents for the international trade of goods
BSBINT306B Apply knowledge of international finance and insurance to complete work requirements
Group B units
BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
BSB20112 Certificate II in Business or other relevant qualification/s
with vocational experience in assisting international trade/business team leaders, supervisors or managers to conduct international trade activities but without formal international trade qualifications.
Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:
Data Entry Operator
Information Desk Clerk
This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake:
BSB41107 Certificate IV in International Trade.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills required by industry for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
communicating with carriers to pick up and deliver goods
using written and verbal communication skills to work with others in the process of arranging international transportation of goods
applying teamwork skills to ensure the timely arrival/departure of international goods or services
clarifying compliance requirements for international trade with others in the workplace
identifying and taking action to resolve problems such as insurance claims arising as a result of goods damaged in transit
rescheduling forwarding or transfer of goods/services when delays occur
Initiative and enterprise
investigating sources of information about international trade
making suggestions for improvement to knowledge management systems to relevant personnel
Planning and organising
assisting in the organisation of importing and exporting goods by contributing to cost calculations, completing documentation and communicating with carriers
informing colleagues and contractors of expected time of arrival and deadlines for pick-up of goods to meet carrier requirements
clarifying own role in transfer of international services from the job description, written instructions and discussions with the supervisor
managing own time to ensure tasks are completed on time
seeking the assistance of others to clarify requirements when not known
undertaking learning to ensure currency of knowledge and skills about regulatory codes and their impact on own work
producing documents using word processing, spreadsheet and specialised computer programs
using the internet and organisationâ€™s extranet and intranet to access information about the importation and exportation of goods