Course Code: GES753
Take an introduction to customs broker exam and study customs broker compliance.
Study the entry process and requirements, other entry types, and misc. entry info.
Learn about finance, accounting, valuation, and part 152.
Understand fines, protests, liquidated damages, origin, marking, and quotas.
Study classification part 1 and classification part 2.
Complete the course by learning about trade agreements, supplemental materials, and taking a practice exam.
Brian Zappola has over 19 years of experience in international trade and logistics management. Previously, he was an import manager for a specialty food company and a regional manager for a multinational logistics company. He is a licensed Customs Broker and a Six Sigma Green Belt. He specializes in team development, training, supply chain management, and freight forwarding.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a government law enforcement agency charged with facilitating lawful international travel and trade and preventing illegal activities. CBP combines the areas of border security, customs, and immigration under one umbrella to form the United States’ first unified border agency. Whether securing America’s borders, securing goods arriving at ports of entry, or welcoming international travelers, a day in the life of a CBP agent is never boring.
Note: the Custom Broker License exam is administered twice a year (April and October). For more information on eligibility, please visit the Customs and Border Protection website.
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This course prepares you to take the Customs Broker License Examination.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
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