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Customs Compliance Essentials (CUS)

Perform processes and procedures required for the administration of import and export transactions. Describe and apply the Customs and Excise Act explaining the functions and responsibilities. Calculate Customs Values and classifying commodities according to customs tariff.

SAQA Unit Standards
252416  Describe and apply the Customs and Excise Act. Level 3 Credits 6.

252414  Calculate Customs Values. Level 3 Credits 7.

252434  Classify commodities according to customs tariff. Level 3 Credits 8.

The Ideal Candidate
Any person dealing with trade and customs compliance-related functions.

Who You’ll Learn From
An industry and subject matter expert who’ll guide you through your course content, and answer any subject matter questions you might have.

Assessment required for competency.

  • Explaining and applying the rationale and scope of the current Customs and Excise Act.
  • Explaining the functions, responsibilities, and powers of the Departments Customs and Excise and of Trade and Industry.
  • Explaining the key elements of the current Customs and Excise Act.
  • Explaining the consequences of non-compliance with Customs legislation
  • Identifying the point of valuation, currency, and correct rates of exchange.
  • Calculating the value for customs purposes as defined in Act 91 of 1964.
  • Calculating and converting multi-lined values to South African Rand.
  • Calculating added tax value and value for ad valorem purposes (schedule 1 part 2b to the Customs and Act 91 of 1964).
  • Explaining the background to the harmonised system.
  • Classifying commodities within the harmonised system from given information. Applying the principles of mass, area, and volume to determine factors in tariffed classification and statistical quantities.

Additional Info:
NQF Level: 3
Credits: 21

Learning Methodologies:
MethodCodeDur.Price *
BlendedCUS5 Day14,350.00

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