Security & Safety for Freight Logistics

Provided by The Logistics Academy

Course introduction


The course discusses the core of ‘Safety’ and ‘Security’ of supply chain security management and introduced various international, regional and national supply chain security instruments and programmes implemented by US and Europe for today’s transport chain. At the end of the Course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current safety and security measures used in his daily practices as a Freight Forwarder.
  • Explain the difference between safety and security.
  • List and describe existing security initiatives and programs (AMS, BTA, CSI, C-TPAT, FAST, ISPS Code, TAPA-EMEA, CDI-MPC, ISOPAS 28000, AEO and CSP) in the transport chain, taking into account the different modes of transport.
  • List and describe the safety and quality assessment system (SQAS).

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure


Designed specifically according to FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations) Minimum Standard (FMST), the course introduces participants to basic knowledge of international safety and security programs for freight logistics industry.
It comprises the following topics :

  • Introduction to, and concept of ‘Safety’ and ‘Security’
  • Security in the Transport Chain
  • Security Programs – AMS, BTA (Bioterrorism Act ), CSI, C-TPAT, FAST, ISPS Code, TAPA-EMEA, CDI-MPC, ISO/PAS 28000
  • AEO Concept and CSP (Customs Security Programme)
  • SQAS (Safety & Quality Assessment System )

Area of Studies

Designed For

  • Supervisors and Executives of Consolidators and Freight Forwarders
  • Supervisors and Executives of Traders, Logistics Service Providers and Retailers
  • Supervisors and Executives of Ports, Airports, Rails and Depot Operators.
  • Supervisors and Executives of Transport Sectors i.e. Trucks, Hauliers, Rails, Trailers, Ships and Air Carriers
  • Supervisors and Executives Facility Managers of Logistic Hubs, Warehouses and Factories
  • Supervisors and Executives of Ship/Company Security Department


A 30-minute open-book assessment will be conducted at the end of the seminar to ensure participants’ understanding on the topics. A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded upon successful completion of the assessment and attainment of 75% attendance.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration


1 day : 8:30am to 6:30 pm

Fees & Funding

The course is an Approved-in-Principle (AIP) course under the SkillsConnect (Course Code: CRS-N-0022097) with a support level of $2.00 per training hour for company sponsored participant.

  SLA Member Company Non-Member Self-Sponsored
Course Fee $200 $225 $225
GST $14 $15.75 $15.75
Application Fee $32.10 $32.10 $32.10
Total Fee
(payable to TLA)
$246.10 $272.85 $272.85
PIC Grant 60%
(or available tax deductions/ allowances)
(or available tax deductions/ allowances)

Payment will only be required after the course is confirmed.
(The status of the course would usually be advised one (1) month before the course start date.)

Payment mode (retail payments facilities are not available) :
Overseas – Telegrahic transfer
Local – Cheque or bank transfer