Transport organizer

Transport organizer

Paide campus
Additional information / commencing the studies: Maili Rannas, maili[dot]rannas[at]jkhk[dot]ee, phone +372 5197 6663
Type of programme: Level 4 vocational education, initial training (EstQF, level 4)
Curriculum group: Transport services
Programme format: Full-time studies at school (flexible)

Programme requirements: Basic education, secondary education
Duration of programme: 1 year and 6 months
The study sessions for the transport organiser programme take place every second week on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Study session dates:

03.–04.10.2018
17.–18.10.2018
31.10–01.11.2018
14.–15.11.2018
28.–29.11.2018
12.–13.12.2018
09.–10.01.2019
23.–24.01.2019
06.–07.02.2019
20.–21.02.2019
06.–07.03.2019
20.–21.03.2019
03.–04.04.2019
17.–18.04.2019
02.05.2019
15.–16.05.2019
29.–30.05.2019

Skills and knowledge you will acquire:

  • Managing transport logistics
  • Buying and selling transport and shipping services
  • Risk management
  • Customer service
  • Using information and communication technology

At the completion of the programme, you can take level 4 occupational qualification examination for transport organisers.

Workplace training:

  • 20 weeks

Possibilities on the job market:

  • Haulier
  • Shipping organiser
  • Carrier agent
  • Dispatcher
  • Transport organiser

Transport organisers arrange domestic and international road transport. Their responsibilities include accepting shipping orders, preparing shipping documents, concluding shipping agreements, calculating shipping costs, and finding the best route and means of shipping. The purpose of a transport organiser is to forward shipments, documents, and information smoothly and efficiently between parties of a shipping process.
Transport organisers communicate with clients and colleagues. Transport organiser’s job requires independence, as well as teamwork skills. They must be able to solve problems promptly and independently and find alternative solutions. When communicating with transporters, they provide direct orders.

Possibilities for further education:

  • Applied higher education at Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences
  • Applied higher education TTK University of Applied Sciences

The programme takes place at Paide campus pursuant to the operational programme for transport organisers.