Certificate in Shipping and Logistics (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Supply Chain and Logistics Management courses
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Certificate in Shipping and Logistics

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
18 Jan 2022 (Tue)
Next intake(s)
January 2022
8 months
English supplemented with Cantonese (Handouts and examinations are in English.)
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 29 Oct 2021 (Fri)
2867 8480 / 2867 8393
2861 0278
1. Professional Diploma in Business Logistics Management
2. Professional Diploma in Business Logistics Management (Smart Procurement)
3. Professional Diploma in Business Logistics Management (China e-Business)

The programme is offered in collaboration with Hong Kong Shippers' Council. It provides a comprehensive training in various aspects of shipping and logistics which suit the training needs of practitioners in the field and trainees who need to acquire a wide range of basic knowledge within a short period.

This programme also serves as a bridging course for the Professional Diploma programmes in Logistics. Upon the completion of the Professional Diploma in Logistics, students can further study in below Supply Chain and Logistics top-up degree programmes of University of Plymouth, UK.



A wide range of topics, including Dangerous Goods Cargo Handling, Cargo Insurance, Logistics Strategy, Planning and Practices, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Logistics Costing, E-Commerce and E-Shipping, Law Relating to Trade, etc. are covered in two modules. A visit to one of the leading companies in the field will be arranged. Assessment is based on two examinations, a written report on the visit and an in-class quiz.


Application Code 1965-TP004A -

Days / Time
  • Tuesday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Applicants shall have:

  1. gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in 5 subjects including English Language; or
  2. gained 4 passes in the HKCEE  plus Level 2* in English Language; or
  3. one year of relevant work experience at supervisory level in shipping and logistics industry; or
  4. completed Secondary 5 or Secondary 6 with employer’s recommendation endorsed by the Hong Kong Shippers’ Council; or
  5. attained a RPL (Logistics) qualification of minimum 30 credits at QF Level 2 or above.

Applicants with other equivalent qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on individual merit.

* With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognizes Grade E previously awarded for Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) at HKCEE as an alternative to Level 2 in these two subjects at HKCEE.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$8,980 (for non-member)
  • Professional Body Rate : HK$8,200 (for the following organizations are members of the Hong Kong Shippers’ Council: 1. The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong 2. The Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong 3. The Federation of Hong Kong Garment Manufacturers 4. The Federation of Hong Kong Industries 5. Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding & Logistics Ltd 6. Hong Kong Exporters’ Association 7. Hong Kong Garment Manufacturers Association Ltd 8. The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce 9. Hong Kong Knitwear Exporters & Manufacturers Association 10. Hong Kong Kwun Tong Industries & Commerce Association Ltd 11. Hong Kong Management Association 12. Hong Kong Plastics Manufacturers Association 13. Hong Kong Trade Development Council 14. Hong Kong Woollen & Synthetic Knitting Manufacturers Association Ltd 15. Indian Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong 16. Associate Member of Hong Kong Shippers’ Council)
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate in Shipping and Logistics
COURSE CODE 25K06682-6 FEES $8,700 non member course fee $8,200 employees of HKSC members & HK Liner Shipping Association Member ENQUIRY 2508-8862
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate in Shipping and Logistics

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [3])

Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.