Qualification details

TLI41616 - Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator) (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes TLI41610 - Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator)This qualification replaces but is not equivalent to TLI41610 Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator). Packaging rules changed. Total number of units required decreased from 13 to 11. Updated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 28/Feb/2016

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 29/Feb/2016

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 591211 Despatching And Receiving Clerk 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0899 Other Management And Commerce 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Logistics 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A International Freight Forwarder 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 591211 Despatching And Receiving Clerk 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0899 Other Management And Commerce 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 29/Feb/2016 
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Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this qualification in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Qualification Description

This is a qualification for those engaged in international freight forwarding job roles at a senior operational level within the International Freight Forwarding Industry.

It involves a broad range of skilled applications including evaluating and analysing current practices, developing new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and providing some leadership and guidance to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

A total of 11 units of competency  comprising:

6 core units  listed below plus 

5 general elective units  from the general elective units listed below. Up to 2 of the general elective units  may be selected from any relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course. The general elective units must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisite units specified are complied with.

Core units 


Consolidate freight


Manage international freight transfer


Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions


Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures


Market international freight forwarding services


Follow security procedures when working with goods and cargo

General elective units 


Organise transport of freight or goods


Organise international transport of freight


Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances


Provide freight forwarding information and customer service


Assess and confirm customer transport requirements


Manage export logistics


Mentor individuals or small groups


Monitor supplier performance


Source goods/services and evaluate contractors

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces but is not  equivalent to TLI41610 Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding (Senior Operator).


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