gain advanced knowledge of excise duties and procedures, export licensing controls and AEO requirements. By the end of the award, you will feel fully confident working in an international trade environment, and have a clear awareness of the resources available to you to effectively manage customs risk.
Note: this qualification requires the completion of the six Level 3 modules plus the three ‘capstone’ modules of Authorised Economic Operator, Excise Duties and Procedures and Export Licensing Controls.
If you have already completed the Level 3 Certificate in Customs Compliance you will only study the additional three 'capstone' modules to achieve the Level 4 Certificate.
Throughout the course you will have access to a tutor to answer enquiries related to the syllabus, and to provide explanations and further reading. All our tutors are appropriately qualified and have extensive experience working within the customs profession.
Delivered in Modular format;
Module 1 - Customs law and Regulation
Module 2 - Customs Processes and Procedures
Module 3 - Tariff Classification
Module 4 - Rules of origin
Module 5 - Customs valuation
Module 6 - Customs Declarations
Module 7 - Understanding of AEO requirements
Module 8 - Excise Duties & Procedures
Module 9 - Export Licensing Controls
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)
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.
No formal qualifications are required for entry into this course.
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 250 hours to complete all six modules in detail. The course must be completed within one year, but the usual period of study is 9 months. These are recommended hours only, as the completion time will vary from student to student.
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