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Speciss - Customs Legislation and Procedures PDF Print E-mail

Command higher earnings as you advance your career

Know how…
  • Do you want to ensure your staff acquires a formal qualification in shipping and forwarding?

  • Do you want to avoid unnecessary costs in fines or storage charges?

Prospective Careers:

  • Customs and Excise Officer






Who will issue your certificate?

Students who successfully complete the course are awarded a Shipping and Forwarding Agents Association of Zimbabwe (SFAAZ) Diploma in Customs and Legislation Procedures.

Speciss College is the largest private education institution in Zimbabwe. We provide a diverse range of education and training facilities.

Speciss College’s well-deserved reputation for quality - established over 40 years - ensures that your staff will be well trained on how to handle customs legislations and procedures.

Speciss College’s training facilities are outstanding and the teachers and lecturers perform to the highest standards.


Entry requirements for this course

  • 5 ‘O’ levels including English and Maths
  • Membership of the Shipping and Forwarding Agents Association of Zimbabwe (SFAAZ).


What you will learn

The course comprises twelve modules covering the following topics:

  • The role of the Department of Customs and Excise
  • The Customs and Excise Act
  • The Customs and Excise General Regulations
  • Ports of Entry
  • Customs Documentation
  • Inward Processing
  • Tariff Classification
  • Duty, Surtax and Import Tax
  • Inco terms
  • Bonded Warehouses
  • Rebates/Funds/Remissions
  • Trade Agreement

What exams will you write?

This is a highly practical course. The teaching methodology will include short lectures, class discussions, practical exercises and assignments.

There are eight self-assignments over the six months period. Students also write two progress tests, which contribute 30% to the final examination mark.

The final examination is written at the end of the six-month period. The overall pass mark is 60%.

When and where are the classes and what are the fees?

Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.

Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.

You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.


What about books and stationery?

You'll need to bring your own notebook and writing materials to your classes. For your convenience, we have a range of stationery items at the Speciss bookshops.


Similar courses you should consider at Speciss

  • Import Procedures
  • Export Procedures


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