New Zealand freight courses

Get started in the industry or upskill

We have a range of New Zealand freight courses for every level, whether you’ve been in the industry for years or are wanting to get started.

I want to be a Customs Officer

Customs officers control, monitor and administer the entry and departure of goods, vessels and people to and from New Zealand.

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I want to be a Customs Broker

A Customs/Freight Broker advises on and arranges the movement of goods both nationally and internationally. Their main role is the ‘clearing’ of goods through customs barriers for importers and exporters (usually businesses).

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I want to do further Customs study

We have a range of advanced customs courses available.

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I want to be a Freight Forwarder

A freight forwarder is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to market or final point of distribution.

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I want to do an IATA course

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an international industry trade group of airlines whose mission is to represent, lead, and serve the airline industry.

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I want to do a Dangerous Goods course

A wide range of requirements apply when transporting dangerous goods and a surprisingly large number of products fall into the DG category.

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I want to be a Regulated Air Cargo Agent

The New Zealand Government requires that air cargo is to be security cleared before it can be loaded on an aircraft.

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I want to do BioSecurity Training Courses

CBAFF’s training partner Independent Verification Services (IVS) is an approved operator training provider and can facilitate your initial or refresher training at their venues throughout New Zealand.

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I want to do further study

In this section you will find an array of courses that offer a more in-depth look at a number of topics briefly covered in the introduction courses.

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In-house Courses

CBAFF offers in-house corporate training for companies whose applicants can’t attend on the scheduled course days, or for companies that require specific training. This option is also available for courses that are offered, but not scheduled for Wellington or Christchurch. Minimum attendance is required. Enquiries are handled on a case by case basis contact us for more information.


CBAFF Membership

If you’re intending on enrolling in several courses, it’s recommended that you become a CBAFF member. Along with other benefits, you will also receive significant discounts on the courses price. However, you don’t have to be a member to attend the courses.


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Move your freight

Find a customs broker or freight forwarder in your city using our member directory.