LSCQ3801_Cargo Surveyor_Q File...pdf

Cargo surveyor

  • Job DescriptionThe individual surveys safe loading, unloading and secured carriage of cargo and also values the cargo
  • Originally Approved23rd NSQC - August 2019
  • Last Revised-
  • Code2019/TLW/LSC/3396
  • SectorTransportation, Logistics & Warehousing
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours340
  • Accrediting BodiesLogistics Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesLogistics Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation


  • International Comparability

    ISCO-08/3315 – Valuer and Loss Assessor (Similar to this) Similar occupations in other countries – Australia and New Zealand – code – 224512 - Valuer UK – Code – 2434 – Charted surveyors

  • Progression Pathway

    Professional - After completion, the person
    would become a cargo surveyor and can move
    to Cargo/Vessel surveyor and onwards to chief
    Academic –
    1. For a Graduate - Post-Graduation is the
    next stage of progression
    2. For a Diploma – Graduation is the next
    stage of progression
    3. For a Class XII – Diploma or
    Graduation is the next stage of

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    LSC currently undertakes RPL through the
    following modes –
    1. The companies outreach to LSC regarding their requirement for RPL.
    LSC arranges for a trainer or a training
    agency to conduct the short term RPL
    programme post which, LSC member
    conducts assessment and provide
    accreditation/ certification for the
    2. The training centre run RPL courses in
    coordination with industry and
    companies and post the course conduct
    assessment and certification
    3. The companies reach out to LSC
    regarding RPL requirements. They
    conduct their own training as per the
    RPL requirements and post training
    LSC reviews and provides certifications
    regarding RPL
    4. LSC is developing an online RPL
    assessment application which will be
    MCQ based test.

  • Qualification File LSCQ3801_Cargo Surveyor_Q File...pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    A Mandatory components
    Introduction Mandatory 30
    LSC/N3801 Verify cargo and vessel information Mandatory 70 4
    LSC/N3802 Perform cargo valuation and certify Mandatory 70 4
    LSC/N9904 Maintain and monitor integrity and ethics in operations Mandatory 50 4
    LSC/N9905 Follow and monitor health, safety and security procedures Mandatory 50 4
    Sub Total (A) 270 Hrs
    B Elective/ Optional component
    Cargo Handler - Manual
    LSC/N3803 Survey containerized cargo and certify Elective 70 4
    LSC/N3804 Survey liquid bulk cargo and certify Elective 70 4
    LSC/N3805 Survey dry bulk cargo and certify Elective 70 4
    LSC/N2307 Verify EXIM documentation Optional 70 4
    Sub total B
    Total (A+B) 340 hrs to 550 hrs
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