Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Whether you are looking to complete your mandatory CPD through attending webinars, workshops, conferences or conventions, at the CBFCA we provide you with the full range of options to meet you CPD obligations with content provided through our affiliations with a range of industry experts who are right across the current issues that affect you as a licensed customs broker.

As a CBFCA member, you have access to the CBFCA's Accredited CPD Program which is the gateway to our comprehensive range of webinar events provided to you. We also provide you with discounted rates for all other CPD events and special access to member only forums on the key topics for licensed customs brokers.

Please note that due to the COVID-19 distancing measures during 2020, that the Reginal Conferences have been cancelled and replaced by live webinars

To find out more about your range of CPD options through the CBFCA, click HERE.

Diploma Programs

Are you looking to undertake a Diploma in Customs Broking or a Diploma in International Freight Forwarding?
As a Government-accredited provider of Nationally Recognised Training, the CBFCA offers these Diplomas through our International Trade and Logistics College (RTO Code 30772), the e-learning College of the CBFCA.

Our Diploma Programs offer you the latest learning from leading industry experts, while our unique virtual classrooms enable you to interact with your tutors and other students, giving you an up-close insight into the industry in a timely manner that can't be found with other training programs.The majority of our Diploma classes are recorded which gives you the chance to experience the classroom environment at times that suit you - a must for today's busy professionals.

To find out more about the relevant Diploma program, including the FAQ document and the timetable for each program, click on the links below:

National course code TLI50816 - Diploma of Customs Broking
National course code TLI50316 - Diploma of International Freight Forwarding 


The CBFCA in partnership with the International Trade and Transport Development Fund (ITDF) is pleased to announce the 2020 Scholarship Program.

CBFCA will offer one TLI50816 Diploma of Customs Broking and one TLI50316 Diploma of International Freight Forwarding for 2020. To be eligible to apply you must be employed by a member of the CBFCA and complete the CBFCA Scholarship Application Form.

The Scholarships aim to support the objectives of the ITDF and assist those who are committed to our industry sector but may not have the means to invest in further education.

Scholarship Applications are due COB Friday 17th January. CBFCA’s International Trade and Logistics College Semester 1 commences 27th January 2020.

Please click HERE to download the Scholarship Application Form.  Once completed, please email (with your supporting statement) to:

Want to become a Customs Broker?

If you are thinking of becoming a customs broker, there are a number of pathways you can follow. We have all the information you need to know including details of the course you need to undertake, the industry experience you need to have and how your previous industry experience may be recognised. We can even show you how to apply to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service for your licence.

Click HERE to find out more.

The International Trade and Logistics College (ITALC) is a registered training organisation (RTO Code 30772), fully owned and operated by the CBFCA.

ITALC uses state-of-the-art virtual classroom technology to offer training and professional development via the Internet. Combined with easy course registration software, and the ability to study around your work and home schedules, ITALC offers you the best the industry has to offer when it comes to obtaining your qualifications.

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