The Joint Certificate Course was started in September 2016 to train students in Customs Clearance and International Freight Forwarding
AHMEDABAD: The Joint Certificate Course was started in September 2016 to train students in Customs Clearance and International Freight Forwarding
The Certificate Curriculum Course initiated for graduate students by JBS Academy Pvt. Ltd. (JBSAPL), the vocational education arm of Ahmedabad-based JBS Group of Companies, has successfully placed all students in reputed companies at the end of the course. The course that delved into the functions of the industry such as foreign trade policy, documentation processes, insurance and banking process, ship or air cargo movement, payment terms, soft skills etc., consisted of 120 hours of training.
About 30% of the students of the Certificate Course comprised of MBA graduates and the rest were B.Com or BCA students from cities like Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Bhavnagar, Surat and Kutch. Almost 60% of the students have had work experience of two or more years.
“The highlight of our achievement is not just the quality of placement, but also the pace with which we have conducted them. Majority of the placements have been completed within 10 days of completion of the course. Majority of the students have been placed in Ahmedabad while some have been placed in Gandhidham.
In addition, many of the candidates who undertook the course have been given high profile jobs with a pay hike of 25% or more along with higher designations, be it Office Executive, Documentation In-charge, Customs Executive, Customer Support Executive, Business Development Executive among others,” said Mr. Samir J. Shah, Chief Mentor & Director, JBS Academy Pvt. Ltd.
Reputed companies, largely from Ahmedabad and Gandhidham, have been part of the recruitment process such as Export-Import Expertise, EPT Logistics Pvt. Ltd., H. D. Trading Co., J P Clearing, Star Freight, JB Shah Consultants, Rishabh Integrated Logistics, GSEC Ltd. etc. These companies are top players of the industry specializing in custom house agents, freight forwarding, export houses, shipping line, Export-Import consulting and large conglomerates of pharmaceutical industry.