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An industry first career development path in Transport, Logistics and Trade (TLT) has been introduced by the Shippers’ Academy Colombo (SAC), with its collaborative partner, Sri Lanka Foundation (SLF). The career path has three segments where a 3-month certificate course will lead to a requirement fulfillment of the Director Merchant Shipping to hold a license to operate a logistics company in Sri Lanka, according to a SAC media release.
Students who complete the TLT course will be eligible to enter an advanced certificate course in shipping and logistics offered at the Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA), University of Colombo (UOC), which is to be a 9-month course to be launched in 2013, in partnership is SAC/SLF. Then the IHRA of UOC will offer an external degree for those students who complete the advanced certificate course, the SAC said.
The first batch of students for the TLT is now being enrolled and the course is scheduled to commence on August 24 at the SLF.
The course will open avenues for students to choose and identify various specialised subject areas for employment and to further career development in areas such as logistics management, supply chain management, port operations management, export/import management, aviation industry, shipping & services industry, customs and border control knowledge and global procurement and distribution industry
The demand for employment in these highly paid professional jobs is ever increasing around the globe, the SAC said.
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