Trade Courses

As previously announced, we are moving to a new Association Management System and for this reason course registrations AND the option to start a new course will be closed until April 24. You may continue accessing the courses you've previously started through your CSCB account.

We thank you for your patience, and we look forward to serving you better in the future!

The CTCS modules, taken as stand-alone courses, are suitable for international trade professionals seeking in-depth knowledge of specific customs, logistics and business topics.

The following modules are available: 

  1. Transportation & Export Controls NEW!
  2. Harmonized System of Tariff Classification
  3. Valuation and Transfer Pricing
  4. Rules of Origin and Trade Agreements
  5. GST/HST/PST/Excise Tax 
  6. Refunds, Duty Deferral and Remissions
  7. Customs Compliance, Verification and Audit
  8. Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) NEW!
  9. Customs Brokerage Management and Client Relations
  10. Trusted Traders
  11. Importing Food
  12. Courier Low Value Shipment Program (CLVS)
  13. Human Resources


Tuition Fees

Enrolment is considered finalized when the CSCB has received full payment of tuition fees. Course access will be provided in the student's CSCB account upon processing of payment.

Student type

Fees (all prices in CDN$)

CCS designates and employees of CSCB member firms*

$ 395.00 per module (plus applicable taxes)

$ 885.00 for any three (3) modules + applicable taxes

CTCS designates (current)

$ 395.00 per module (plus applicable taxes)

$ 825.00 for any three (3) modules + applicable taxes. CTCS designates interested in this package should email [email protected]


$ 395.00 per module (plus applicable taxes)

* Member firms may purchase this special and enrol different employees in different modules.

CCS Points / CTCS Credits

CCS Points

A CCS designate will be awarded 20 professional development points upon successfully completing a CTCS module. CCS designates who re-enrol in a CTCS module they successfully completed in the last 3 years will not be awarded points for completing the same module.

CTCS Credits

A CTCS designate may obtain 10 credits for successful completion of a CTCS module. Certain conditions apply, please refer to Maintenance of CTCS designation for details.

Academic Policy

Please review the Academic Policy for details on exams, withdrawals, etc.

Obtaining a CTCS Designation

If you are interested in becoming a CTCS (Certified Trade Compliance Specialist) designate, please refer to the CTCS Program of Study for more details.