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Achieving Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Status              Duration: 1 Day
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This course will guide delegates in the practical application of the requirements for obtaining AEO certification.


The course is given from an integrated, pragmatic and practical viewpoint rather than an academic and theoretical one.   The emphasis is on avoiding difficulties, delays and costly mistakes.   It will highlight the benefits to be gained and the pitfalls to be avoided.


It is suitable for anyone wishing to obtain an understanding of the AEO requirements and scope in order to achieve AEO Status for their organisation.


Uniquely the course will be presented by two expert trainers combining their specialist knowledge to bring the benefits of a fully integrated approach to gaining AEO status.   Business process management and compliance to achieve externally recognised Standards combined with customs management and international logistics.


Course content will include:


Overview of AEO and the UCC:

-    Certification types

-       How to choose which is best for your organisation

-        Setting the scope


How to gain buy-in to AEO within your organisation


Running the project


What you need to do:

-      Analysing your business:

- Controls, evidence, record-keeping

- Security (physical & information), risk assessment

- Using existing certifications etc.

- Reviewing current state v. required state

-     Designing an action plan

-     Handling errors and infringements


The Internal and external Audit process:

-         Benefits of an audit programme

-         Types of audit and review

-          HMRC audits (customs and tax)

-          Managing the audit


The Application & Approval Process


What to do to maintain Authorisation


Coping with change


Attendees will leave the course with a thorough understanding of how to successfully achieve and maintain AEO status within their organisation by involving the right people in the right activities at the right time.


This course can be taken as a standalone course or as part of our Achieving AEO programme.  If taken as part of the programme this is the first course in the series.

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