CTCS (Certified Trade Compliance Specialist) Program

If you are only interested in CTCS modules and not the CTCS designation,
please refer to the CTCS Modules.

Program Description

The CTCS (Certified Trade Compliance Specialist) Program of Study is suitable for international trade compliance professionals with five (5) years of work experience in the trade compliance environment. For more information on the CTCS designation, please refer to what is a CTCS designation?.

To earn the designation through the program, program entrants are required to successfully complete 10 modules, 8 mandatory and 2 elective within 5 years of enrolling in the first module. All modules are offered online.

Mandatory modules (8):

  1. Harmonized System of Tariff Classification
  2. Valuation and Transfer Pricing
  3. Rules of Origin and Trade Agreements - now includes information on the TPP!
  4. GST/HST/PST/Excise Tax
  5. Refunds, Duty Deferral and Remissions
  6. Customs Compliance, Verification and Audit
  7. Export Controls and Documentation
  8. Freight and Documentation

Elective modules (select 2):

  1. Customs Brokerage Management and Client Relations
  2. Trusted Traders
  3. Importing Food
  4. Courier Low Value Shipment Program (CLVS) - NEW

Enrolment Process

Enrolment in the CTCS (Certified Trade Compliance Specialist) program is ongoing.

The enrolment is a two-step process:

  1. Complete the CTCS Program Entry Application. We will evaluate your work experience according to the CTCS Program criteria and we will confirm by email, within 2 weeks of your application, whether you are eligible to enrol.
  2. Eligible candidates will be presented with the options for enrolment in the available CTCS modules.

Academic Policy, Conditions and Fees

Please review the Academic Policy, Conditions and Fees for details on program eligibility, fees, withdrawals, etc.

Questions and Comments

Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section, or contact us at ctcs@cscb.ca.

Registration

Course Name Price Add to Cart
CTCS: Courier Low Value Shipment Program 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Customs Brokerage Management and Client Relations 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Customs Compliance, Verification and Audit 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Export Controls and Documentation 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Freight and Documentation 395.00 CAD
CTCS: GST/HST/PST/Excise Tax 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Harmonized System of Tariff Classification 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Importing Food 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Refunds, Duty Deferral and Remissions 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Rules of Origin and Trade Agreements 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Trusted Traders 395.00 CAD
CTCS: Valuation and Transfer Pricing 395.00 CAD
CTCS: 3 Module Special Offer for CCS and Member Firm Employees 885.00 CAD