Customs Declarations Training

Are you ready to leave the EU?

Are you a customs agent? Or does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU?

If so, you need to know how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the UK leaves the EU. There will be new processes to follow and new forms to complete.

We can help.

Our training will highlight what you need to know to complete customs declarations accurately and efficiently.

We’ve teamed up with the best industry training experts to offer you a blended learning programme that includes flexible, bite-sized e-learning modules, classroom courses, and virtual classroom sessions.

There are grants available to support you. Please see below.

What you’ll learn

Developed in collaboration with leading industry experts, our comprehensive modules include:

  1. Introduction to trade
  2. Business responsibilities
  3. Export process
  4. Import process
  5. Valuation
  6. Commodity codes
  7. Customs Procedure Codes
  8. Export and import controls
  9. Reliefs
  10. Preferences
  11. Customs simplified procedures
  12. Assessment

In short, the key information you’ll need to complete a C88 and find your way around the tariff code.

How you’ll learn

Learn how and when you like. Your chosen training provider will recommend a custom package for you.

Digital e-learning
A secure online portal gives access to modules from any device. Choose a 5-hour fully digital option, or a 3-hour digital option combined with one of our classroom options.

Face to face classroom courses
Full-day or half-day face to face classroom courses UK-wide. Learn from the experts in small focused classes.

Virtual classroom
Expert online sessions from your desk – save time and money on travel. Get fast answers to your questions.

Training is available from leading industry training providers across the UK, so you can choose the one that best suits you.

Get help with training costs

The UK Government is offering grants to help with both training and IT costs undertaken in preparation for the UK leaving the EU.

UK traders, customs brokers, freight forwarders, hauliers, shipping companies and fast parcel operators who have to complete customs declarations are all invited to sign up for the training and apply for grants.

Depending on your company size, a grant could cover 50-70% of the cost of training your employees. Closing date for applications is 5 April 2019.

About this training

This training has been developed by training provider Knowledgepool and digital learning specialists Brightwave Group in collaboration with key industry partners. It has been made possible through HM Treasury and HMRC’s investment in training provision in this area, to help increase capacity of the sector ahead of March 2019.