Course Title: Plan for international trade

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4190

Course Title: Plan for international trade

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: Geoff Thomas

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99255413

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Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to effectively plan for the international trade of goods. This unti concerntrates on the supply chain and its functions, including road, rail, sea and air transportation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBINT409A Plan for international trade


1. Evaluate the most appropriate transport method and route and protection/security options according to particular cargo and delivery requirements

2. Review shipping and airfreight services available for transporting cargo

3. Evaluate packing, marking and stowage requirements for a variety of cargo

4. Calculate international freight and other shipment costs

5. Identify the cargo insurance and claim requirements for goods

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, online and in class exercises, practical problem solving exercises (case studies), presentations and practical tests.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.