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BTEC Intermediate Award in Customs Export and Import Procedures - Live

Fully booked Date(s):  4 separate days (02/03/21, 09/03/21, 16/03/21, 30/03/21)  at  09:30 AM
Venue:  Zoom Live - Click Start Date for all course dates   -  Map
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Code:  CM3WEB         Cost - Members:  £1070     Non Members:  £1180

All our interactive training courses are delivered via Zoom and feature live trainers with over 25 years freight and customs experience.

A four-day course this is a Diploma originally developed by BIFA with HM Customs & Excise in line with their long-term freight policy. This is a Nationally recognised qualification which is accredited by Edexcel at BTEC Level 2. Successful candidates receive two certificates, one from Edexcel and one from BIFA.

Please note that if you book this course there is no need to undertake our Customs Essentials as well. Alternatively, you can combine with either our Freight Forwarding Essentials or our online Customs Declaration Training, prior to undertaking this course.

BIFA is currently experiencing very high demand for BTEC and Essentials training courses and available places on courses are extremely limited or no longer available. Whilst the website may allow you to book places, this is not a guarantee or confirmation of those places. New dates will be added as soon as they become available.


With the additional £50 million government funding scheme made available for all customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations and the aim of the grants to support training and the upgrade of IT systems.

This course is eligible for the funding and is aimed at those who want to gain a qualification in Customs regulations and export/import processes.

Duration is 4 to 8 weeks commencing on the date shown.

All delegates will receive a workbook covering all modules, which are spread equally over the period including, work-based assignments and projects. Delegates must attend all confirmed dates.
The content of the following has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles

Course Content:

  • Customs role in international trade
  • The Customs tariff 
  • Classification of goods 
  • Incoterms and Customs valuation 
  • Customs handling of international trade 
  • The Harmonised System of Classification 
  • NES - The National Export System 
  • Export licensing 
  • Customs documentation and declarations 
  • Export Customs Procedure Codes 
  • The ATA Carnet 
  • Origin of goods and Customs 
  • Outward Processing (OP) application and operation 
  • Import Customs Procedure Codes 
  • Custom Freight Simplified Procedures and imports 
  • Duty and VAT calculation 
  • Payment of duty and VAT 
  • Import licensing and tariff quotas 
  • Anti-dumping Duty 
  • The C105 and valuation 
  • Inwards Processing (IP) application and operation 
  • Excise duty calculation 
  • Return Goods Relief
  • The Common Agricultural Policy
  • VAT and international trade
  • Community transit and NCTS
  • Customs warehousing
  • Customs and EU trade – Intrastats and REDS (Registered Excise Dealers and Shippers)
  • AEO - Authorised Economic Operator; types & advantages / disadvantages
  • Researching Customs operations
  • Customs declarations and reporting for specific regimes
  • Customs and customer communications
  • Project – Customs and international trade procedures

Course Dates:
A four-day course and attendance is required on all four dates.

Important Note:

Following completion of the course dates, an assessment will need to be undertaken to complete the qualification. The assessment will be a 90 minute Zoom session with dates to be agreed with the trainer at the end of the training.

Many courses are repeated during the year, to see a complete list of available dates for this course please visit the course description page for BTEC Intermediate Award in Customs Export and Import Procedures - Live

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