Learning & Qualifications
The Institute's academic year opened on 1st August 2017
To sit an exam with the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
during the 2017/18 academic year, you will need to register as a
student. This can be done now online at www.shipbrokers.org.
With a reputation for providing a first class education and
professional development to the shipping profession, the Institute
of Chartered Shipbrokers' qualifications confer a status not
equalled elsewhere in the industry.
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers delivers its main
educational programme TutorShip directly from
its London head office and under agreement through its 15
Institute Teaching Centres (ITCs) worldwide. Every year,
thousands of students worldwide sit the Institute's Professional Qualifying
Examinations in exam centres all over the world.
Following the completion of the Institute's Professional
Qualifying Examinations (PQE) successful students can then apply
for membership, with all the career advantages and benefits that it
For those students who do not want to take the exams for full
membership, the TutorShip programme can be used to study for the
Institute's Foundation Diploma or Advanced Diploma
(both accredited qualifications in their own right and recognised
internationally) giving them a broad knowledge of the industry.
For students who are new to the industry, there are short
courses such as the one day Maritime World Explained course.
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers also offers bespoke
company learning and training packages. For further details
please refer to the Corporate Support page.