Customs Declaration Awareness for your Transport Operation


Are you currently exporting or importing to the UK?

Have you got vehicles currently transiting the UK landbridge and are you concerned about delays?

Have you been tasked to plan for Brexit and provide Customs systems for your company?


CILT Skillnet have a practical training programme to help Transport Operators understand the Customs process.  This programme will give each participant clear guidance on Customs procedures and documentation in a post-Brexit scenario.  Our Subject Matter Expert will be available to answer any Customs queries and concerns.



This programme is delivered in two 3-hour sessions over 2 weeks (6.00pm—9.00pm)

Location:  Courses available in Dublin, Portlaoise, Cork, Galway, Athlone, Dundalk, Waterford, and Kerry
Date: 18th & 25th July 2019 (Dublin)
12th & 19th September 2019 (Dublin)
10th & 17th October 2019 (Dublin)
Price: € 440 per participant

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Who should attend?

This course would be ideal for: 

  • All administration staff dealing with import and export and shipping transactions
  • Transport Managers, Logistics, Shipping and Supply Chain Managers
  • Finance and Procurement Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Customs Managers
  • Export Sales Managers


Course Content

Day 1 (3 hour session)

  • Overview of Customs Procedures
  • Union Customs Code
  • Customs Automatic Entry Processing System
  • Communicating with Customs, Current Software Availability and Costs Customs Brokerage
  • Information Required to Make a Declaration
  • Documents Required to Make a Declaration
  • Commodity Codes - Their Origin and Use, Practical Examples
  • Step by Step Guide to Creating an Export Entry
  • Responsibilities of the Parties in the Supply Chain, Shipper, Carrier, Shipping / Airlines, Receivers of Goods
  • The Importance of INCOTERMS in Customs Declarations
  • Q&A



Day 2 (3 hour session)

  • Importing Goods
  • Customs Simplifications
  • Customs Warehouse
  • Deferred Payment Facilities
  • Authorised Consignee
  • AEO
  • Information Resources, TARIC, Revenue Website, EU Website
  • Duty and VAT Calculations Case Studies
  • Preferential Duties
  • VAT on Import
  • Step by Step Guide to Creating an Import Entry
  • Q&A



Course Outcome:

At the end of the two sessions participants should have a full and complete understanding of the process in making import and export declaration with sufficient knowledge to identify the requirements of their business and preparing to meet Customs requirements in a compliant and knowledgeable process.


Of equal importance, each attendee will have contact details for our Subject Matter Expert for Customs queries and questions after the course. We will encourage attendees to forward any questions or queries they might have after the course as we feel it’s important to give support and a friendly point of contact for dealing with their queries.