This program is designed for students with limited work experience or post secondary business training looking for an integrated International trade training program. By using internationally recognized FITT materials, this program fulfills the initial stages of becoming a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP).
At the end of this program, students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of business operations within the field of international trade, including an understanding of accounting, international marketing, finance and international law.
Partnership with FITT
Canadian College has partnered with FITT to offer the FITTskills program. FITT (Forum for International Trade Training) is an international trade training and professional certification body. As the only organization of its kind in the world, FITT sets the standards and designs the training programs leading to the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation. FITT’s quality training programs impart knowledge and practical skills that provide a competitive advantage to trade practitioners while elevating their position in world markets.
Pathway to Royal Roads University
After graduating with a Canadian College Diploma in International Trade you can advance your studies with Royal Roads bachelor’s program with credit transfer into the 3rd year of the bachelor’s program and aim higher for a master’s degree later in the future.
- High school diploma or a high school completion certificate or equivalent.
- Students must meet one of the following language requirements: Canadian College English Placement test 130; Smrt English 130; IELTS 5.5 overall with a minimum score of 5.0 in each section; TOEFL iBT 46-59; CAEL 45.
The International Trade Co-op is an integral component of International Trade Diploma program with Co-op as it provides students with essential real-world work experience in a Canadian English speaking business environment. The Co-op is designed to provide the students with two semesters of solid studies in their initial entry to the college. This is to effectively arm them with soft skill tools necessary for a quality twelve months (1000 Hours) Co-op with a Canadian organization.
Completing the initial first Co-op after six months (500 Hours) will allow the students to return to the college for the next Semester (250 Hours) of study before they enter their next six month (2nd) Co-op Term (500 Hours) prior to returning for their Final semester (250 Hours) of study, graduating and returning to their home countries armed with the necessary tools and training they need for their future careers.
Career opportunities keep expanding, in virtually every industry, as the global marketplace continues to develop. Graduates will have the opportunity to work in a broad range of International Trade occupations.
FITTskills is a highly practical, hands-on series of courses that focus on the fundamental aspects of international business. Students may register for these courses as part of our FITT Diploma. Upon successful completion of all eight (8) courses and assessments, students will be awarded a FITT Diploma in International Trade. This diploma fulfills the educational requirement of the CITP designation.
The CITP Designation
The CITP designation is earned by obtaining the FITT diploma and meeting standards and requirements set by FITT. These requirements are: Complete the educational requirement by achieving the FITT diploma.