Customs Essentials - Live
A three-day course designed for those who have a basic awareness of export and import procedures but who need to gain a better understanding of Customs regimes.
All our interactive training courses are delivered via Zoom and feature live trainers with over 25 years freight and customs experience, all delegates will receive workbooks for each module. Therefore, to enable you to join in the activities live, a Webcam is essential and must be used. Your rights under GDPR will be protected.
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 better understanding of Customs regulations and export/import processes.
* please note if you have attended the Freight Forwarding Essentials training, you join from module 6
Day 1 AM
In this session we will simplify what Incoterms are and their purpose. Again, we will focus on the buyer, seller and forwarder relationship as well as valuation for Customs purposes. (1h 15 minutes)
Day 1 PM
Moving goods around Europe
Delegates will gain an understanding of moving goods around the EU irrespective of their status. We will cover, Special Territories, EFTA countries and how shipments are controlled and monitored via NCTS. (40 minutes)
Outward (OP), Inward Processing (IP) and Return Goods Relief (RGR)
In this module, you will gain an overview of the most common temporary export and import special procedures, OP and IP. The tutor will also give circumstances when they could be applied and the importance of compliance. We will also explain RGR and the regulations around when it can be used. (25 minutes)
Customs Procedure Codes (CPCs)
You will gain a good understanding of the CPC structure and importance for both import and export. You will be able to identify the requirements and apply the correct CPCs in the future. (35 minutes)
Day 2 AM
Customs Freight Simplified Procedures (CFSP) and Customs Warehousing (CW)
Delegates will learn the benefits of both CFSP and Customs Warehousing, gaining knowledge of how they are operated and the different declaration types. (20 minutes)
Delegates will learn in this module about the reason for using a Carnet, its uses, the application process and liaising with Customs authorities about the temporary admission process. (30 minutes)
Day 2 PM
National Export System (NES)
This module describes the stages of the export clearance system, NES.
Delegates will gain a good understanding of how the export clearance system works including types of customs entries. (30 minutes)
This topic will explain why export licences are usually required. It covers types of goods subject to licence restrictions and how licences are issued. (30 minutes)
Day 3 AM
Getting Data to HMRC
Many systems interface to get data to HMRC. To do this the declarant must use various software applications. This module explains in depth how the individual systems link up together, inventories and allow the release of goods works. (30 minutes)
In this module, delegates will understand how Duty and VAT is calculated valuation and common circumstances that you could encounter day-to-day. The tutor will also guide delegates through manual calculation. (40 minutes)
Please note: All AM sessions begin at 09:30 hrs and all PM sessions begin at 14:00 hrs.
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