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TDMT 1409 - Canada Customs and Free Trade Agreements

Transportation and Distribution Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

​Introduces students to the harmonized system of exporting and importing and details many of the commonly encountered situations at Canada Customs. The USA, EEC and most OECD countries use the same documentation and valuation system for customs purposes. This course also introduces students to the basic Free Trade Agreements that impact Canadian businesses.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$743.90

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 33995

Tue Sep 07 - Tue Oct 19 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Oct 19 Tue/Thu 17:30 - 21:15 Online

Instructor

Gordon Kennedy

Course Outline

Cost

$743.90

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 47330

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 17:30 - 21:15 Online

Instructor

Gordon Kennedy

Course Outline

Cost

$743.90

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on Monday, October 11
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be familiar with:

  • Articulate the role of the Border Services Officer.
  • Demonstrate your responsibilities as an Importer/Carrier when importing goods.
  • Demonstrate your responsibilities as an Exporter/Carrier when exporting goods.
  • Recognize and explain the Laws and Regulations concerning the cross border movement of goods.
  • Identify the roles of all stakeholders in the international movement of goods including various Government Departments.
  • Explain the steps involved in the Valuation of Goods.
  • Complete a valid NAFTA Certificate of Origin.
  • Identify the common errors in the completion of a Certificate of Origin.
  • Define the basic rules of Origin.
  • Demonstrate proper use of the Rules of Origin for NAFTA Annex 401.
  • Follow the steps in identifying goods using the Harmonized System or Customs Tariff numbering system.
  • Accurately complete a Cargo Control Document, Canada Customs Invoice, B-3 Accounting Document and B-2 Adjustment to Accounting Document.
  • Recognize important points in other relevant documents used by the public and Border Services at Border and inland Offices of CBSA.

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

TDMT 1409 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

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