Classifying your goods under the customs tariff is an essential step for successful trade. In this course, our experts will teach you the roles and importance of commodity codes and how to effectively use ‘the Tariff’ to determine the correct code for your goods.

Commodity codes are needed for the completion of key customs procedures that must be complied with to trade goods overseas – including submitting declarations.

This workshop is designed for both people new to international trade and those with more experience who want to enhance their knowledge and skills and ensure compliancy with classifying their products.

Download the full course outline document


Learning outcomes

  • Learn what a commodity code is and how it is structured
  • Understand the importance of the WCO Harmonized System
  • Learn how to interpret the UK Global Tariff and EU TARIC
  • Practice classifying your goods with the correct commodity code
  • Learn how to use your product’s code to determine taxes and other measures

Key information

  • This course costs £499 + VAT for members and £599 + VAT for non-members
  • It will be delivered by one of the IOE&IT’s pool of expert trainers
  • This course contributes 10 points in the IOE&IT CPD programme
  • On completion of your course you will earn a digital certificate
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The knowledge of the presenter was clear to see and she explained things in a confident and easy to understand manner.

Sue Badhams-Fagan | Operations Manager | Karl Storz Endoscopy Ltd

It was detailed and the opportunity to ask specific questions was very helpful. Practical examples were also helpful.

Virginie Amiri | Head of Trade and Economic Affairs | Wallonia Investment and Trade Agency

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