01/21/20 - 03/24/20 - U.S. Customs Broker Exam Preparation

21 Jan 2020 @ 6:00pm PST
24 Mar 2020 @ 9:00pm PDT
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Approved for 20 CCS credits

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.

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 Manager of Customs Services and Compliance at
Nippon Express NEC Logistics America, Inc.

Course Dates & Location
January 21 to March 24, 2020
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

Enrollment at El Camino College is not required to take this course.

• 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.

The Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association (LACBFFA) established a scholarship program in memory of one of our long-time members who served twice as the Association President, served in every other officer position and on numerous committees during her tenure on the board of directors.

We are offering one scholarship for our class of winter 2019. The recipient will be able to attend the class at no cost (cost of class is $595) and the class materials will also be covered (Copy of the Title 19 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 0 to 140, 141 to 99 and 200 to End and the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S.).

If you are the recipient of this scholarship, you will need to purchase these materials through Boskage (http://store.tax.thomsonreuters.com/accounting/g/G3100045) or call 888.880.4088 or 269.343.6200. Please request the code from us to receive 10% off the purchase of materials. Submit your receipts for these materials to LACBFFA, 320 Pine Avenue, Suite 1050, Long Beach, CA 90802, and a reimbursement check will be issued to you.


Deadline to submit your scholarship application is December 20, 2019.

Download Scholarship Application (pdf)

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