Level 2 Customs Practice & Procedure Award

UK Customs Academy
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40 hours
500 GBP
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Level 2 Customs Practice & Procedure Award

Course description

Level 2 Qualification - Customs Practice & Procedure Award

This entry-level qualification is designed to get people started in the Customs profession. It introduces you to the fundamentals of customs practice and procedure, including the basics of how to prepare customs declarations for exports and imports. On successful completion of this introductory course you will gain a general understanding and knowledge of the key concepts, relevant processes and terminology of the customs profession, and an awareness of the resources available to you to advance your professional knowledge and skills.

Designed to fit around a full-time career, it allows students to study online with hyperlinks to reference sites, videos, examples and step-by-step guides for putting the theory into practice.

Training Course Content

The Customs Practice & Procedure Award consists of six modules:

  • Introduction to Trade and Customs
  • Customs Processes and Procedures
  • Calculating Import Duty
  • Customs Declarations
  • Export and Import Controls
  • Other Matters.

As a guide, you should expect to study for a total of around 40 hours to complete all six modules. The course must be completed within one year, but the usual period of study is 4 months. These are recommended hours only, as the completion time will vary from student to student.


The cost of the qualification is £250, which includes one year membership of the Academy.

You can now claim government grant funding to cover the full cost of this qualification.

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UK Customs Academy

The UK Customs Academy is the world's first online Customs Academy offering a comprehensive development pathway for Customs Professionals. Developed at the request of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to support the development of a robust and sustainable customs sector...

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Export House,Minerva Business Park
Lynch Wood
PE2 6FT Peterborough Cambridgeshire

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