Traineeship in South Africa

As a trainee with us, you get the opportunity to try out the role as a Freight Forwarder within either Ocean Freight, Air Freight, Rail, Road or Customs Compliance.

This is a learnership, and therefore has a theory and workplace component. This means that you get the opportunity to translate your theoretical knowledge into practical experience through “on the job”-training.


We offer traineeships in all our offices in South Africa.

You will attend the course “National Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance NQF 3”

This Qualification provides learners with the conceptual framework and the skills necessary to perform routine functions within the Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance environment. This Qualification is intended to equip learners to operate cross-functionally within the Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance environment of the international logistics industry.

Learners who successfully complete this Qualification will be able to:

  • Apply the competencies of numeracy and literacy to everyday work related situations.
  • Adhere to the required processes and procedures related to the import and export of internationally traded goods.
  • Use geographic and logistics concepts to carry out routine import and export policies and procedures.

Learners also specialise in the following areas:

  • Performing processes and procedures required for the administration of import transactions.
  • Performing the processes and procedures required for the administration of export transactions.
  • Complying with procedures in respect of lost, discrepant and damaged cargo.
  • Generating forwarding industry invoices, credit notes and landed costings.
  • Handling cargo for import and export.
  • Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of transportation insurance.
  • Applying knowledge of insurance to the transportation of a consignment of goods.

Want to know more about the traineeship?

If you are interested in a trainee position, please contact:

Mr. Tshepo Thutse
Customs Specialist

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