Forwarding Agent & Logistics Services

Job-related further training

Agents for freight forwarding and logistics organise shipment, dispatch, and sometimes storage of consignment, they supervise the co-operation of all agents of the logistics chain: shippers, freight and transport companies, warehouse operators, insurance companies and end customers. They advise and support customers as to the choice of suitable means of transportation and packaging. They calculate costs, submit offers, prepare contracts and deal with insurance cover.


91 weeks (21 months)

2184 units à 45 minutes

at least 920 hours à 60 minutes on-the-job training

42 days leave
(2 days per month)

Admission requirements

Certificate Deutsch B2 (GER)
Readiness to use alternative learning methods
“Bildungsgutschein” (BGS) (funding by Agentur für Arbeit)

Starting dates

02.05.2022 Dortmund, Duisburg und Düsseldorf


Learn how to study and learn
Basics of data processing
Successfully apply for a job
Business English (level B1)
Business correspondence in German
Commercial calculation
Social studies
Economic and social processes
Commercial management and controlling
Forwarding and logistics
On-the-job training (2 x 3 months)

Classes will be held online. You will learn important skills in video conference, IP telephony, instant messaging, data transfer, and screen sharing.

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