Customs Legislation & the Customs control and Duty Act of 2014 Online Short Course
The person credited with this Unit Standard will be able to find their way around the current Customs and Excise Act and describe the impact of Customs legislation on importing and exporting activities.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
- 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.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
What will you Learn ?
• How to explain and apply the rationale and scope of the customs control act, 2014 and the customs duty act, 2014
• Understand The concepts, terms and definitions of international trade regulation are explained as they apply to the Customs Control Act, 2014
• Identify the major characteristics and requirements of the Customs Control Act, 2014.
• Understand the structure and purpose of the Customs Control Act, 2014 and the Customs Duty Act, 2014
• Understand the provisions of the Customs Control Act, 2014
• Specific legislative provisions within the Customs Control Act, 2014 (Act No 31 of 2014) and the Customs Duty Act, 2014 (Act No 30 of 2014) are located in terms of laid down procedures.
• Understand the functions, responsibilities and powers of the department of trade and industry in relation to customs and excise.
• Understand the powers and duties of the Commissioner to administer the Customs Control Act,
• The duties and powers of the Director General of Trade and Industry and that of the Officers are explained in respect of the regulation of international trade.
• The consequences of disregarding the powers and duties of officials tasked with enforcing the Customs Control Act, 2014 (Act No 31 of 2014) are explained with examples.
• The importance of timely and accurate accessing of relevant information is explained in terms of the operational requirements of a Customs Clearing function.
• The purpose, rationale and key sections of legislation pertaining to the regulation of international trade are located and explained in terms of the Customs Control Act, 2014 (Act No 31 of 2014) and the Customs Duty Act, 2014 (Act No 30 of 2014) (Range: Key sections may include but are not limited to:
• Importation, exportation, transit and coastwise carriage of goods; Customs and Excise Warehouse and storage, and manufacture of goods in Customs and Excise warehouse;
• clearance and origin of goods; liability for and payment of duties; the environmental levy; anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard duties; amendments of duties; registration; rebates, refunds and drawbacks of duty; internal administration appeals, alternative dispute resolution, dispute settlements)
• The provisions of the Customs Control Act, are explained with regard to the licensing and accreditation of parties and the clearance of imported and exported goods.
• The rules for valuation and classification of internationally traded goods are explained in the context of the provisions of the Customs Duty Act
• consequences of non-compliance with customs legislation explained.
• The definitions of importer, exporter and remover are explained in the context of the provisions of the Customs Control Act, 2014 (Act No 31 of 2014)
The liabilities of parties in respect of imported, exported and removed goods are explained The penal provisions of the Customs Control Act, 2014
This course is self-paced. You may begin at any time and should take approximately 2 weeks to complete on a part time basis.
This course contributes a total of 6credits towards the National Certificate: Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance, SAQA Qualification ID: 59365 and is Transport Education Training Authority (TETA) accredited.
The Import Export online course is delivered through the School of Shipping Online Learning website. A Subject Matter Expert will provide you with academic support through the learning website. A Course Coordinator will also be available on email/telephone to provide you with administrative support.
Assessment and Award of the Certificate
Each module has a formative and summative assessment which you will need to achieve a mark of 60% or higher for to receive the certification.
In order to do this course you will require:
- An email account
- Access to a computer and the internet
- Be able to open and read PDF documents
- A keen desire to learn and advance your career
Is this Course For You ?
• If you are considering doing your own clearances or would like to bolster your fundamental knowledge.
• Potential Career Path:
• Freight Forwarding Agent
• Customs Clearing Agent
• Freight Clerk
• Sole Agent
• Free Agent
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