Customs courses from the IOE and IT that can be funded by HMRC (updated 12 June 2020)

Fri 12 Jun 2020
Posted by: Noelle McElhatton
IOE News

As the end of the UK’s transition from the EU approaches on 31 December this year, the government has announced a further extension of its financial support to train for new customs requirements from 1 January 2021.

The number of customs staffs needed to get Britain ready for post-transition has been estimated as 50,000, though the Institute of Export & International Trade believes the actual number to be many multiples of this in 2021 and beyond.

The training provided by the IOE&IT that can be funded by the HMRC grant includes:

How do I apply?

When you apply, you’ll be asked for the following details relating to your business:

  • registered name and number
  • contact details
  • VAT number (if this applies)
  • Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR)
  • most recent utility bill

You’ll also be asked for:

  • a quote for the cost of the training 
  • the CV of the trainer if the trainer will be delivered internally

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is administering the grants for HMRC. 

Apply online through PwC