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Diploma Information

Importing and exporting has become an exciting and expanding industry thanks to globalization.  Sprott Shaw College has partnered with Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) to offer the FITTskills program. FITT is an international trade training and professional certification body that sets the standards and designs the training programs leading to the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation.

FITTskills is a hands-on series of courses that focus on the fundamental aspects of international business. Students may register for these courses as part of Sprott Shaw College’s International Trade programs.

Courses include:

  • The fundamentals of international trade
  • Compiling, verifying, and processing forms such as applications, licenses, permits, contracts, registrations and requisitions, in accordance with established procedures and guidelines
  • International Market Entry strategies
  • The logistics around the import and export process (shipping, freight forwarding and insurance)
  • The legal aspects of international trade

Upon successful completion of all courses and assessments, students will be awarded a FITT Diploma in International Trade. This diploma fulfills the educational requirement of the CITP designation.  The CITP designation is earned by obtaining the FITT diploma and meeting standards and requirements set by FITT.

Train at Sprott Shaw College and become competitive in the logistics, brokerage and freight forwarding industry.

Find out more about the FITT courses here.

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The International Trade program is available at the following campuses:

  • Kelowna
  • Vancouver (Dunsmuir Campus)

Graduates will find career opportunities as:

  • Import/Export Coordinator
  • Freight Forwarder Assistant
  • International Marketing Consulting
  • Logistics Manager
  • Procurement Clerk / Manager
  • Warehouse Manager

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