Course Catalogue

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Proficiency Level Developed: 1

Customs For Business

Introductory course in customs procedures and process for all newcomers to customs that wish to upskill fast.Develop a comprehensive understanding of what customs is about, what its stakeholders' goals are, its possible influence on their enterprises, and how customs is normally organized in a company.

Proficiency Level Developed: 1 + 2

Customs Classification

This course ensure that student leave good working knowledge of the laws, concepts, and systems of the tariff and classification. Students learn to carry out standard classifications and apply  the principles of your national tariff f in everyday work activities.

Proficiency Level Developed: 2

Inward & Outward Processing Relief

This course on Inward Processing and Outward Processing Relief provides exporters and importers with a chance to learn more about these processes and assess if they are advantageous to their businesses.

 Proficiency Level Developed: 1 + 2

Preference & Rules of Origin

This course examines origin rules in depth. Upon completion, you will know about the concept of origin of goods for preferential and non-preferential origin in free trade agreements. You will be able to interpret rules of origin and process proofs (or Certificates) of origin. You will be be familiar with major special schemes like Approved Exporter or the Registered Exporter System (REX). We will analyse the trade agreements that matter most to participants, for example the EU-UK TCA or USMCA. Just tell us when booking.

Proficiency Level  Developed 1 + 2

Customs Valuation

The course teaches students on Customs value. It teaches students about the Customs Valuation Agreement and how to handle circumstances and activities in customs valuation, including all six valuation methods with an emphasis on transaction value.

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Proficiency Level Developed 1 + 2

Prohibitions & Restrictions

First, learn national, EU, and worldwide criteria for the import and export of forbidden and restricted items.  Focus on international and national quotas and licences. Examine follow-up strategies and processes in case of irregularities. We will look at the prohibitions and restrictions that matter to participants. In the past, we looked at counterfeit and pirated items, drug precursor restrictions, cultural property rights, and endangered plant and animal species (including CITES).

Proficiency Level Developed: 1 + 2

Customs Legislation & Regulation

The Customs Legislation and Regulation course teaches national and international legislative rules and regulations Customs personnel must follow to fulfil their respective roles and activities. This course makes it easy for you to read laws and guidance documents. Looks at where to find, how to read and understand customs law, explores the legal norms and regulations governing international customs. Examines policy guidelines and the importance of non-legal compliance guidance documents.

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Proficiency Level Developed 1 + 2

Authorisation Management

This course teach you how to obtain and manage a licence from Customs skilfully and compliantly. Authorization Management includes the registration and administration of authorization processes. Learn how to register for customs purposes, get licenses and authorizations, and obtain authorization for simplifications and facilitations. Learn how to submit an AEO application and handle customs licenses and certifications. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible for all normal Customs licenses and certifications.

Proficiency Level Developed 1 + 2

Customs Compliance Assurance

The Customs Compliance Assurance Course covers how customs inspectors ensure firms obey customs laws, protocols, and regulations. This course teaches you how to ensure regulations are obeyed.
Learn what Customs Administrations can do to enforce or review regulations (control, investigation, and enforcement activities and understand). Learn how to conduct internal customs audits to industry standards and create improvements. Learn how to prepare for Customs audits and interact with officers to ensure a smooth audit. Learn how to maintain the trade organization compliant.

Proficiency Level Developed 1 + 2

Customs Declarations, Customs IT
Systems & Applications

Students in Customs Declaration, IT Systems & Applications learn how to submit customs declarations into official government systems. But customs employees must use a range of other IT systems and applications to do their jobs (licence management, trade preference management, etc.). This course help students to evaluate and benchmark third party customs software systems and their interaction with official government systems. Master Customs IT systems and applications ( for example ICS, ECS, NCTS, EMCS, national declaration systems and private systems for customs purposes). Learn about the Customs IT ecosystem, how the systems are interrelated, and which IT system or application to use. Master electronic communication with Customs agencies and partners. Change IT systems and their relationships.

Proficiency Level Developed 1 + 2

Importing and Entry of Goods Process

Importing goods requires for knowledge and preparation (e.g. ENS, notification of arrival, presentation notification, import declarations etc.). This course examines the importing fundamentals, procedures, communication, and systems (ICS, port systems, and company IT systems). Students will understand what information is required and how to submit import declarations. Learn ENS regulations and due dates; Understand the entry summary declaration (ENS), arrival notice, presentation notification, and import declaration requirements. Ensure that only accurate information is supplied. Find out how to react to Customs alerts (confirmations, denials, no-load, advanced intervention, etc.). Learn how to compute import charges and taxes and understand the effect of total landed costs on your company. Determine who submits the arrival notice, the carrier, the Customs office where the notification is filed, etc., and obtain an understanding of Incoterms' function.

Proficiency Level Developed: 1 + 2

Export & Exit Process

The Export & Exit Process course instructs students on how to export goods from their nation. It includes each step up to the final release of the goods, as well as the roles and duties associated with efficient exporting. Examine the export procedure, exit, exit declaration summary information, and re-export notice. Recognize processes, communications, and systems such as AES and ECS. Discover the export/exit parties involved. We will investigate all export procedures, including standard and simplified exports. We will discover how to submit export declarations and present goods to Customs. We will learn how to complete and submit declarations and departure notifications. Learn about alternative exit documentation; be familiar with EXS and export rules. Appreciate the importance of export controls.

Proficiency Level Developed: 1+ 2

Customs Duty & Duty Payment Procedures

The Financial Customs Payment Procedures course analyses Customs duties, VAT, excise charges, and other payments connected to customs operations (for instance, payments for Customs services). Learn how to organize customs debt, providing guarantees in customs processes, and deferring payment are all under their purview. Understand the customs duties that must be paid; make sure the taxes are paid on time and maintain track of the payments, even if some were late; Know how customs value determines customs duties. Gain awareness of all situations where customs debt may or may not be incurred, such as by putting items due to duty under a customs process; discover how to ensure the appropriate cash or registered guarantees are available to pay or secure the requisite duties. Understands and can implement EU tariff and non-tariff measures to secure proper duty or duty reduction.

Proficiency Level Developed: 1 + 2

Customs Declaration and more

Learn how to file standard, simplified, and supplemental Customs declarations; learn about duty exemptions and their requirements. Manage and follow several Customs processes linked to releasing products for free circulation, such as standard, simplified, supplemental, and incomplete declarations. The declaration process (with or without notice); Self-assessment process; Procedures for excise duty suspension, centralised clearance, and declarant record entry utilizing centralised clearance. Learn how to utilize each IT system. Consider traffic and merchandise to guarantee a seamless flow; Non-release decision follow-up; If required, help with Customs.

Proficiency Level Developed: 1 + 2

Special Customs Relief Procedures 
(Excluding Transit) 

The Special Procedures course relates to in-depth knowledge, comprehension, and ability to carry out all special procedures-related operations. It comprises every stage leading up to the final release of the items, as well as the roles and duties required to carry out the particular process properly. The person has a general awareness and basic knowledge of: Customs warehousing, End use, Inward processing, Outward processing,  Temporary admission. Learn about the concepts relevant to the Special Procedures Process; Appreciate the workflows, processes and regulations related to the special procedures as well as the systems used.

Proficiency Level 1 + 2

Transit

This is a course dedicated to transit. Get an in-depth knowledge, comprehension, and ability to carry out the transit procedure. It comprises every stage leading up to the final release of the items, as well as the roles and duties required to carry out the transit process properly. You gain a good  awareness of the transit process. Appreciate the workflows, processes, and regulations related to transit s as well as the systems used.

 

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When?

LIVE!, On Demand or In-House. The choice is yours!

Every course episode is broadcasted online in its entirety LIVE once each month. The courses run with a minimum of five participants.


You may study the exact same material, taught by the same instructor, at any time of day and from any location of your choosing by accessing it online.

Or make us come to you, we can deliver these courses directly in your company. Get in touch.

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How long?

Each course takes about 4 hours to complete.

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Time

At what time do the classes run?

If you are joining us live! training start, there are three time slots to choose from: 

9am - 1pm

2pm - 6pm 

6pm - 10pm (after work training)

The live training will have a break of 2x15min.

 

How much?

Every public training course costs 250 GBP or 275 € / US$ per person, whether if taken online or live. Discounts are available for group bookings.

 

Proficiency Levels

All persons involved in customs and global trade are expected to have acquired a certain level of proficiency level to do a job well. All courses aim to develop competences to help reach a certain proficiency level. These range from "Awareness" to "Expert," in four levels. This allows students to quickly understand if a course is delivered at a level that will develop the desird or required competencies.

One

Aware

Beginner Level

Perfect for those starting out or those that just need a bids' eye overview. Participants don't usually need a specific skill to perform their role but an fundamental understanding of theissue studied.  Students of this course develop a general understanding and basic knowledge of the topic  (e.g. understands general concepts and processes, is familiar with related key terminology)

Two

Trained

Intermediate Level

Students will develop a good working knowledge of this subject studied; With this course, participants gain the ability to independently perform standard tasks related to the subject studied and can apply the learnings in daily work.

Three

Advanced

Advanced Level

Students develop increased knowledge and skills with this course, which requires students to demonstrate prior knowledge and practical experience to join. This course will broaden and deepen knowledge and skills iof the subject studied. After the training, the student can handle exceptions and special cases independently; can effectively share knowledge and experience with junior team members.

Four

Expert

Mastery Level

Level 4 requires additional experience and/or training to reach 'expert' level in a specific subject.  This course aims to develop this expertise. Completing this course will allow you to highlight the (dis)advantages of each process related to this subject while linking them to the bigger picture (e.g. supply chain, safety & security, trade facilitation, etc.). Participants learn how to respond to internal and external queries with tailored advice and relevant arguments.