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  • Let El Camino College & LACBFFA help you prepare for the next U.S. Customs Broker exam! see more

    If you are planning to take the U.S. Customs Broker Exam, preparation is key as only a small percentage pass the test.

    Let the El Camino College and the Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (LACBFFA) help you prepare for the next U.S. Customs Broker exam. Our 10-week in-depth course provides an extensive review of exam topics including:

    • Entry Requirements
    • Valuation
    • Classification
    • Country of Origin
    • NAFTA and other Trade Agreements
    • Broker Responsibilities
    • FP&F
    • Protests
    • Marking
    • Prohibited & Restricted Merchandise
    • Antidumping/Countervailing Duty
    • Drawback
    • Intellectual Property Rights and More!

    Previous examination questions are provided to familiarize you with the material covered and the format of the exam. Rigorous training in how to effectively research the exam questions within the time frame is also covered.

    Course Materials
    You will need to purchase the most recent edition of Title 19, Code of Federal Regulations, 19 CFR Parts 1 thru the End and The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.

    Course Materials are available for purchase at Boskage. Contact Robin R. Laraway at 269-343-6200 or 269-343-6027 or robin.laraway@thomsonreuters.com. Boskage Commerce has offered at 10% discount on any products you purchase for this broker class.

    Instructor handouts will also be provided during class that includes other pertinent reference materials recommended by the CBP for the exam.

    Instructor
    This course is taught by Norman W. Harris III, a Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist. He has been a licensed Customs Broker for more than 20 years and is the Corporate Compliance Manager at Norman Krieger, Inc. He is also the President of the LACBFFA.

    Course Dates & Location
    January 22 to March 26, 2019
    10 weeks every Tuesday, 6:00 to 9:00 PM

    El Camino College Business Training Center
    13430 Hawthorne Blvd.
    Hawthorne, CA 90250
    Rooftop and center-median parking available


    • There is 20% discount to retake this broker course if previously taken with LACBFFA.
    • Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Your registration will be placed on a wait list until payment is confirmed for this course.
    Refund Policy: Refunds will be made if a written cancellation is received one week prior to the start of class. An $85 cancellation fee will be charged. No refunds will be issued after that date.

  • You are invited to the LACBFFA Holiday Casino Night Decemeber 13, 2018!
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    Join us in celebrating the holiday season! Bring your family, staff, and business associates to a fun-filled evening of blackjack, craps and roulette tables, great food, great prizes, and great camaraderie.

    Don’t forget about our traditional charitable raffle drawings! You can be one of five winners for a chance to have LACBFFA donate a check for $500 in your name to a charity of your choice.

    50/50 Raffle: This raffle will benefit the International Seafarers Center.

    Toys for Tots: Bring an unwrapped toy for our “Toys for Tots” Drive and receive one raffle ticket! 

    How to Receive Raffle Tickets: Register and receive $200 in scrip upon arrival to use in the casino. Additional $100 in scrip is available for purchase for $10. At the end of the evening, we will calculate your earnings and for every $100 of scrip you have remaining, you will receive two raffle tickets. Unlucky at the tables? You can purchase raffle tickets for $5 each for a chance at the great raffle prizes.

    Gifts over $25 in value will receive one raffle ticket!

     

    December 13, 2018

    Casino: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

    Dinner: 7:00 PM

    Raffle: 9:15 PM

     

     

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