Course Name:
Professional Certificate in Customs Regulations, Processes and Brokerage
Course Location:
Kingston Campus
Course Fee:
$ 260,000.00
Course Hours:
Course Days & Time:
Tuesday, Wednesday (5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.) & Saturday (9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Course Start Date:
January 7, 2025
Course End Date:
December 17, 2025
Course Delivery Mode:
Course Award:
Certificate of Achievement
Course Description:
MIND’s Professional Certificate in Customs Regulations, Processes and Brokerage, aims to develop a cadre of professional and licensed customs broker. The programme enables participants to be familiar with laws and regulations governing customs brokerage, international trade agreements, processes and procedures related to the importation of goods, industry standards and best practices relevant to the customs brokerage profession.
Course Requirements:
• Five GCE ‘O’ Level or CSEC passes at the General Proficiency Level Grades I – III including English Language and one quantitative subject (e.g., Mathematics) • Other qualifications that are considered equivalent to GCE ‘O” Level and CSEC • The Institute may consider mature entry based on years of experience in the field of Customs Brokerage (minimum of five years), other qualifications not highlighted above and reference/recommendation from the applicant’s employer. • Successful entry interview.
Course Feature:
• Trade Agreements in the global economy • Quantitative aspects of customs brokerage • Jamaica Customs Infrastructure and Procedures • Customs Law and Related Acts • Ocean and Air Cargo Reporting & Handling • Business Communication and Ethics • Tariff Classification and Customs Valuation • Invoicing & Import/Export Financing • ASYCUDA World – Cargo Management and Declaration Processing
Target Group:
The programme targets individuals aspiring to become licensed customs brokers: • Shipping Agents • Cargo Agents • Freight Workers • Consolidators • De-consolidators • Professionals in related disciplines