Customs Sufficient Knowledge (CSK) Online Short Course
Customs Sufficient Knowledge (CSK) Online Short Course, This short course will prepare you for the SARS Customs Sufficient Knowledge Tests to be implemented on a voluntary basis as from May 2018 to eventually be implemented on a Mandatory basis with the implementation of the Customs Control Act and Duty acts of 2014, The unit Standards utilised are a combination of Unit Standards form the National Certificates in Freight Forwarding and Customs compliance NQF Level 3 and level 4.
Customs Legislation (Unit Standard 252416, Credits – 6, Level NQF3)
This unit standard will teach you where to find the relevant legislation in the the customs control act and Duty act on 1964 and 2014, You will have to prove to SARS that you know where to find the necessary legislation for example, Prohibited and restricted goods.
- Learn to Navigate the Current 1964 Customs Legislation and compare the 2014 Customs Control act and Duty act.
- Learn the structure of the Customs Legislation.
Classify Commodities according to Customs Tariff (Unit Standard 252434, Credits – 8, Level NQF3)
- The background to the harmonised system.
- Classifying commodities within the harmonised system from given information.
- The principles of mass, area and volume to determine factors in tariffed classification and statistical quantities. The operation of airports in the airfreight environment.
Calculate Customs Values (Unit Standard 252414, Credits -7, Level NQF3)
- The point of valuation, currency and correct rates of exchange.
- Calculating the value for customs purposes as defined in the Customs Act.
- 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).
Calculate Duties and Tax Payable (Unit Standard 252421, Credits – 5, Level NQF3)
- The different types of duties payable on commodities from the harmonised classification in the South African tariff.
- The duty payable in terms of the first schedule of the harmonised tariff.
- The duty in terms of schedule two.
- The rebates in schedule three and four.
Customs declarations and Carrier Release Documentation (Unit Standard 252425, Credits – 8, Level NQF3)
- The provision of Prohibited and Restricted Goods Index, the Import and Export Control Act and the Customs and Excise Act.
- Transposing clearing information on to the Customs declaration.
- Completing the Customs declaration.
- Understanding ratified Customs declarations.
- Preparing and submit port/airport and carrier documentation.
Certificates of Origin (Unit Standard 252248, Credits -7, Level NQF4)
you will learn how to
• Explain the reasons for the certification of Certificates of Origin and other documentary evidence of origin;
• Scrutinise source documentation (supporting documentation);
• Complete and certify certificates of origin and other documentary evidence of origin in conformity with the regulations, processes and procedures of Customs and competent authorities or bodies empowered to issue or certify documentary evidence of origin;
• Create and maintain records in conformity with the minimum requirements of Customs and competent authorities or bodies empowered to issue or certify documentary evidence of origin; and
• Deal with queries relating to the certification of Certificates of Origin and other documentary evidence of origin.
Apply for Customs Accreditation , (Preferred Trader program) (Unit Standard 252268, Credits – 5, Level NQF4)
This Unit Standard Accredit Customs Clearing Clients deals with the South African Customs and Excise accreditation process. South African Customs and Excise legislation provides for the conferral of accredited client status on importers and exporters that have a proven record of compliance with Customs and Excise legislation (currently the Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964) and tax levying Acts and that are capable of complying with accredited client requirements in terms of the current Customs and Excise legislation. The Unit Standard is also aimed at any customs client wishing to apply for accredited client (Preferred Trader) status in future.
This Unit Standard is aimed at all clients who want to become accredited Customs clients, maintain their accreditation status or who simply want to establish a low risk status to benefit from a positive relationship with SARS Customs.