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Becoming An Authorised Economic Operator

This course develops the competencies that professionals need to apply for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Scheme, including how to complete the AEO self-assessment questionnaire and the AEO application form. It is designed to help both EU and UK companies

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Becoming An Authorised Economic Operator
Becoming An Authorised Economic Operator

Time & Location

18 Mar 2024, 13:00 – 17:00 GMT

Virtual Event Using Zoom

About the event

Becoming An Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)

This hands-on training programme is crucial for any company considering obtaining Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status. We'll review everything you need to know, including the different types of AEOs, their benefits, how they fit into the supply chain, how they align with other standards, who can and cannot apply, and who in the company must be involved. We will examine the precise prerequisites for AEO(S) and AEO(C), The application procedure and schedule, the examination of the AEO application and questionnaire, the actual data needed for each question, the evaluation of risk and threat assessments, AEO security plans, and the provision of supplemental documentation are all covered. We'll discuss preparing for an AEO audit and handling your authorisation once you obtain it. Suitable for business in the EU, UK or U.S. (C-TPAT). 

What this course is all about - in a nutshell

This four-hour course is designed to help you deal with all activities required to help you prepare and successfully complete the AEO application. including the self assessment questionnaire and the application form 

What we will cover in this course

  • What is AEO?
  • Benefits of AEO certification
  • Challenges of AEO certification
  • Cost- Benefit Analysis
  • Type of AEO
  • Criteria to meet
  • Self Assessment + Gap Analysis 
  • Organsaitional aspects 
  • The application form
  • The AEO audit
  • The authorisation
  • Post authorisaiton monitoring
  • dealing with irregularities 

Who would benefit from this training?

Customs Managers, customs clerks, those with exporting or customs filing responsibilities, accounting/finance, customs, and shipping professionals at any level may benefit from this training. Please contact for more information.

Who is the trainer/instructor?

Customs & Global Trade Expert Arne Mielken or a customs & global trade professional partner with many years of practical experience in the course subject.

Expected Outcome and Results

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to

  • Clarify for others the meanings of AEO, the different types and their significance.
  • Acquire knowledge to decide if or not applying for AEO is right for you and your business
  • Comprehend the criteria to meet to become an Authorised Economic Operator
  • Understand how to carry out self-assessment and identify gaps
  • Specify to partners and coworkers by collaboration is crucial for AEO certification
  • Explain the progress of becoming AEO
  • Facilitate the AEO audit
  • Complete the AEO application form

Who would benefit from this training?

Participants are invited to complete a Quiz after the training. If they pass with a rate of 80%, they will receive a Certificate of Completion in "Becoming Authosired Economi Operator" . This ascertains that you have received formal training and have met the above-mentioned outcomes and results.

Practical Aspects

Course Fee

Individual bookings are subject to payment of a course fee. Upon signing up, an Invoice will be sent to you. Your course booking will be confirmed once payment has been received in full. 

Course Fee

The course will take place online.

Technology Needed

You must be able/authorised to use Zoom and connect to it.

Event Policy

This course is covered by our terms & conditions. Please review them before signing up for this course.


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