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A shipping education in south africa ged

  1. 1. The ICS is the only international professional body representing shipbrokers, ship managers and agents throughout the world 25 branches worldwide 4,000 individual members 105 company members
  2. 2. We further the education of maritime industry workers with internationally-recognised and respected qualifications Our qualifications are practical and invaluable to those in the industry
  3. 3. The ICS is a leading international professional membership organisation for the shipping industry
  4. 4.  ICS SA follows the byelaws set by ICS and the rules of corporate governance, which set out how the Branch should be run.  We have an office in Durban, which is manned by three full time employees.  They run the administration for membership , education and training, fund raising, and functions.
  5. 5. MEETINGS & FUNCTIONS  At least six main committee meetings are held each year. The committee consist of a Chairman, vice Chairman, Treasurer, Education Officer, and eight other members or fellows. Among the matters that are considered at committee meetings are Finance, Education, Functions, Membership and Ethics.  At least six functions are held each year with guest speakers, who talk on shipping related topics. These are usually attended by some 50+ members, who also use the forum to network.
  6. 6. FUNDRAISING & THE EDUCATION FUND  Each year two Golf Days are held, one in Durban and one in Johannesburg. There are usually between 60 and 80 players, who attract sponsorship for the Education Fund.  The Branch has a separate bank account from the daily current account specifically devoted to training and education, and is known as the Education Fund. A separate committee decides how the funds from this account should be allocated in terms of bursaries and funding of worthy causes.
  7. 7. Modes of study
  8. 8. 1. Choose subjects to study from 16 available in our syllabus 2. Pass seven Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQEs) 3. Be employed in the shipping industry
  9. 9. Our syllabus covers: Introduction to Shipping Legal Principles in Shipping Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade Shipping Business Dry Cargo Chartering Ship Operations & Management Ship Sale & Purchase Tanker Chartering •Liner Trades •Port Agency •Logistics and Multi-modal Transport •Port and Terminal Management •Offshore Support Industry •Shipping Law •Marine Insurance •Shipping Finance
  10. 10. Advanced Diploma Foundation Diploma Introduction to shipping Shipping business plus one of: •Dry Cargo Chartering •Ship Operations & Management •Ship Sale & Purchase •Tanker Chartering •Liner Trades •Port Agency •Logistics and Multi-modal Transport •Port and Terminal Management •Offshore Support Industry
  11. 11. Networking Be part of a global community and benefit from the professional support that comes with being a MICS / FICS
  12. 12. from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, South Africa branch. "Our word, our bond"
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