23rd May 2022
Cara has successfully completed Customs Academy Level 3. In passing her ‘Certificate in Customs Compliance’, Cara is now formally an 'Associate Customs Practitioner' and has the formal qualification to support her role within the Spatial Global freight team.
The Certificate in Customs Compliance consists of six modules:
- Customs law and regulation
- Customs processes and procedures
- Tariff classification
- Rules of origin
- Customs valuation
- Customs declarations
What does this mean for Cara'
Cara is now certified to prepare and lodge customs declarations with HMRC. The qualification validates that Cara has achieved a sound understanding of the core compliance areas of classification, origin, valuation and duty calculation, and comprehensive knowledge of import and export declaration procedures and requirements.
Cara is now working through the nine modules of Level 4 - Certificate in Advanced Customs Compliance (UK).
Investing in the development of our people helps us deliver better solutions
Unlike some other countries around the world, to operate within the UK freight forwarding sector, individuals do not need to have achieved any specialist qualifications. Although there will always be a need to gain ‘on the job’ experience, Spatial Global ensure our operators also personally develop the technical knowledge needed from a credible industry body. One who can provide a certification of competence, this ensures our team experience is backed with independently assessed qualifications.