Delegates will gain a sound understanding of the core compliance areas of classification, origin, valuation and duty calculation, and comprehensive knowledge of import and export declaration procedures and requirements. By the end of your studies, you should feel confident working in an international trade environment, be able to prepare customs declarations, and have a clear awareness of the resources available to you to effectively manage customs risk.
Note: this is the minimum qualification considered necessary to prepare and lodge customs declarations with HMRC.
The Certificate in Customs Compliance consists of six modules:
Designed to fit around a full-time career, it allows students to study online with innovative e-learning tools including the UCC Navigator and Declarant Assistant; hyperlinks to reference sites; videos; examples; and step-by-step guides for putting the theory into practice.
You can now claim government grant funding to cover the full cost of this qualification. see - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-measures-to-support-customs-intermediaries
The course is administered by us and is fully compliant with ISO 17024:2012 (Conformity Assessment - General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons)
No formal qualifications are required for entry into this course. However, for those who have little prior experience in customs matters, it is highly recommended to firstly undertake the Level 2 qualification - Customs Practice & Procedure Award.
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Although all elements of the Study materials are covered during the course, delegates are required to undertake additional studies to complete their course. As a guide, you should expect to study for a total of around 160 hours to complete all six modules in detail. The course must be completed within one year, but the usual period of study is 6 months. These are recommended hours only, as the completion time will vary from student to student.
You will be expected to answer a series of questions as you progress through each module of the course. Questions take a variety of forms, including multiple choice, multiple response, fill in the blanks, drag and drop and hotspot.
Once you have completed all the modules, you will receive a Certificate showing the grade you have obtained:
If you do not achieve a score of 60% or higher, you will need to undertake a supplementary assessment at the end of the course.
Individuals with responsibility for Customs declarations via HMRC.
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