About CTLP

The Certified Trade and Logistics Professional (CTLP) is a comprehensive training programme that covers the end-to-end process of import and export in the UAE and the region.

It’s a hands-on programme designed to give you in-depth understanding of the full business concepts and procedures related to all stakeholders involved in the trade supply chain.

CTLP is an educational programme designed by Dubai Trade, accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), and is endorsed by The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport – International.

About CTLP



Module 1

Introduction to Trade

Export Process

Module 3

Import Process

Module 4

Transshipment, Multi-Modal Transport & Chartering

Module 5

Freight Forwarders, Logistics & Supply Chain

Module 6

DP World eServices

Module 7

Dubai Customs eServices

Module 7




Innovative Course

Innovative Course

With up to date curriculum covering all segments of trade & logistics.

Flexible Schedule

Flexible Schedule

Both full and half time options, and online seat booking in addition to weekend sessions.

Expert Trainers

Expert Trainees

Extensively experienced trainees in the frontlines of the trade and logistics.



By the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and endorsed by the internationally renowned Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.


Award Winning programme

Winner of The Best Training Initiative Award 2011 by CILT, and winner of SCATA's "Training & Education Provider of The Year" since 2011 for 3 consecutive years.


Industry Relevant Material

The course covers all segments and functions of trade and logistics.



Save Cost & Time

Save Cost & Time

By eliminating errors and smoothing the workflow of transactions.

Gain Knowledge

Gain Knowledge

By learning all current trends and developments in the trading field.

Pursue your Education

Pursue your Education

Transfer you CTLP credits to an advanced courses in The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport International (CILT).

Advance in your Career

Advance in your Career

Gain a competitive edge with the acquired knowledge.

Advance in your Career

Network with Industry Professionals

Meet, connect and hear from professionals in the trading industry.

Advance in your Career

Help your Business Grow

Use the relevant knowledge to grow your business and achieve higher numbers.


Dubai Trade is the premier trade facilitation entity that offers integrated electronic services from various trade and logistics service providers in Dubai under a single window.

It underlines Dubai's position as the ideal base for trading across borders with its unique geographical location, excellent infrastructure and seamless processes across the private sector and government agencies.



2500 Graduates
100 Conducted Sessions
7 Awards
8 Years since Launched


Our team consists of competent professional trainers whom have extensive experience in the frontlines of the trade and logistics industry.

Basil Al Kilani

Manager - Training and Quality

Samir Khan

Training Executive

Personal Details

Basil Al Kilani / Manager - Training and Quality


Basil Al Kilani leads the Training team to the forefront by utilizing his planning skills and expertise in business process. He carries the major role of planning, leading and implementing training strategies for the department.

He joined Dubai Trade in October 2007 as a Training Manager with the purpose of optimizing training strategies as well as refining the department to achieve efficient results and customer satisfaction.

Being a results-driven leader, a well versed in business operations in addition to having an active, participatory training style, Basil clearly stands out as a dynamic professional in Dubai’s business environment.

Personal Details

Samir Khan / Training Executive


Samir is a highly accomplished and dedicated professional offering over 8 years of experience in Shipping & Logistics. He plays an important role in Planning, Developing and delivering Training Sessions in different topics i.e: DP World, Dubai Customs and JAFZA e-Services in addition to the regions unique course CTLP.

In addition he also holds a membership of CILT – UAE representing Young Professionals in the region.

Why Dubai Trade


Alliance with relevant academic institutions

Alliance with relevant academic institutions


We have collaborated with the Chartered Institute of Trade & Logistics (CILT) and major Universities such as University of Wollongong, and HULT University in addition to the National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL).


Alliance with relevant academic institutions

Highly experienced trainers


Our trainers have consolidated expertise in customs, ports, logistics, Free Zones and import/export process with over 7 years of experience.


Alliance with relevant academic institutions

State of Art Training facilities


Including latest technologies and equipment






08-Dec-2019 - 12-Dec-2019

  • One week full-time course from 08:00 to 16:00.
  • This course will be conducted in English. The assessment test will be held on 19-Dec-2019 at 09:00.
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