Is your business ready for Brexit?

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 be able to accurately complete a simple customs declaration.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT WHAT'S INVOLVED BELOW

 

CUSTOMS DECLARATION TRAINING.

The Chamber of Commerce network has partnered with some of the leading industry experts to launch brand new Customs Declarations Training designed to prepare businesses and trade professionals for the future of trade.

The way we trade with the EU is about to change, introducing the need for forms and processes not previously required. Up-skilled people are the key to continued training success once the UK leaves the EU.

The Customs Declarations Training programme delivers flexible, bite-sized e-learning modules, classroom courses, and virtual classroom sessions.

Delegates: anyone who needs an understanding of Customs regimes and how to complete a Customs declaration form.

Grant funding: this is available from HMRC with up to 70% of training cost covered. Please note the availability of this funding is limited, and will close on 31 May. You can find out more at  www.customsintermediarygrant.co.uk

Course pre-requisites: there are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course content is based on the following topics:

  • Introduction to Trade
  • Business Responsibilities
  • Export process
  • Import process
  • Valuation – explanation of the main methods and their application
  • Classification – determining the use of commodity codes
  • Using Customs Procedure Codes – use of appropriate CPCs
  • Export and import controls
  • Reliefs
  • Preferences
  • Customs simplified procedures – explanation of procedures and benefits

Assessment: no formal exam will be taken however delegates will get to complete simulated forms to ensure they can complete simple customs declarations correctly.

Course Options:

Face to face classroom courses (full day classroom delivery):

  • Accredited Chamber members £280 + VAT
  • Non-members £350 + VAT

Please note: Pricing includes additional complementary access to a 3-hour online training course.

Registering interest: To register interest please email export@wirralchamber.co.uk 

 

Government Grants

The government acknowledges the potential capacity challenges facing the customs intermediaries sector when the UK leaves the EU and has announced £2 million worth for training grants for any business expecting to complete customs declarations for trade with the EU.

Register and apply now.

Closing date has now been extended to 31 May 2019.

 

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