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February 7, 2020

Clear Customs Update

Since the beginning of September 2019 CILT Skillnet have been running a FREE Clear Customs training course nationwide funded by Skillnet Ireland.

Skillnet Ireland is a business support agency of the Government of Ireland. Their mandate is to advance the competitiveness, productivity and innovation of Irish businesses through enterprise-led workforce development. They believe that maintaining a highly skilled and trained workforce is essential to national competitiveness. CILT Skillnet is one of the family Skillnet networks in Ireland and is the only one specific to the logistics, supply chain and transport industries.

The training programme is run one day a week over five weeks. The free course has been delivered in multiple locations nationwide in partnership with the Irish Exporters Association and Irish International Freight Association.

Delays at customs due to incorrect or inaccurate declarations can result in disruption to both business and customers. For the customs intermediary sector, and other businesses, taking steps now to train key staff on how to effectively complete a customs declaration helps pre-empt Brexit related customs challenges.

Some areas attendees learn about are; import/export declarations via Customs Clearance Software, documentation requirements, transit procedures (for using UK as third country land bridge), and specific procedures unique to individual sectors.

Since September, the five day course and one day condensed seminar (due to demand) has been held in Cavan, Cork, Dundalk, Dublin, Donegal, Galway, Limerick, Naas, Sligo, and Waterford. Over 800 individuals have attended the one-day seminars and five-day courses with over 1,200 expressions of interest from companies.

CILT Skillnet is currently engaging with industry bodies, businesses and customs professionals on developing customs training courses that will help businesses to continue to trade with or through the UK and other third countries.

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