Qualification in Customs Compliance & Regulations

Starting September 2013: a new diploma in Customs Compliance & Regulations. The Qualification is delivered through the Institute of Export & International Trade.


Diploma in Customs Compliance & Regulations

Started September 2013: a new diploma in Customs Compliance & Regulations. The Qualification is provided through the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE).  Strong & Herd LLP have contributed to the structure of this Diploma and provided the majority of writing reference material. Sandra Strong will also be the prime tutor for students interested in a qualification linked directly to International Customs Regulations.

There are 4 Modules each requiring 4-6 months study work with optional interim assessments (500-750 word) and a mandatory final assessment (3000 words).  The 4 modules must be completed within 4 years of the start of study to be accepted as a full diploma.  In addition students will have the opportunity to consider degree progression options following conclusion of the qualification.

Enrolment is open now for Module 1 or the full 4 Modular Diploma (you do not need to decide on your 4th topic at the time of enrolment). Email for more information or to enrol

Module 1 - World Customs Regulations and the Regulators

Module 2 - EU Customs Regulations, Legislation & Procedures (will be updated as information on the UCC is confirmed)

Module 3 UK Administration of Customs Procedures

Module 4 – International Compliance Project Work,  A project module of choice, areas include Export Licensing Controls, Import Logistics, Trade in Services, Food & Drink, and Excise Specifics, Customs Broker requirement, etc. 

Enrolment for single modules is also accepted although individual access to Modules 2-4 will not be available until 2014. Price £500.00 per module, £1,250.00 for all 4 modules.  Module assessments are charged at £130.00 and registration requires minimum of student membership of the IoE (£60.00 per annum). Face-to-face session on relevant topics are available through S&HLLP normal International Trade training programme in Manchester, London, Gateshead and Belfast (prices vary per course and location)  Customs Accredited Training Courses


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