Continued Biosecurity Competency (CBC)
The Department of Agriculture in consultation with industry has developed and implemented Approved Arrangements to allow licenced customs brokers and approved self-reporting importers to assess documentation associated with the importation of cargo.
The following content provides the latest requirements in relation to ongoing training and assessment required to gain and maintain accreditation to the 19.1. Non-commodity for Containerised Cargo Clearance (NCCC) and the 19.2. Automatic Entry Processing for Commodities (AEPCOMM) Approved Arrangements.
NCCC AND AEPCOMM APPROVED ARRANGEMENT
Persons wishing to obtain their 19.1 NCCC & 19.2 AEPCOMM Approved Arrangement must complete the prescribed unit of competency "Comply with Biosecurity Border Clearance - TLIX5054" being a part of the "Diploma of Customs Broking - TLI50816".
This unit of competency is available through the Australian College of International Freight (RTO No. 40712) and can be completed via e-Learning with online assessment and certification - payment via www.ComplianceNetFTA.com.au ($330 incl GST)
Note: Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) has a third party agreement with the Australian College of International Freight (ACIF) which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 40712).
Continued Biosecurity Competency (CBC) is the mandatory annual training requirement for customs brokers and self reporting importers to maintain accreditation to the 19.1. Non-commodity for Containerised Cargo Clearance (NCCC) and 19.2. Automated Entry Processing for Commodities (AEPCOMM) Approved Arrangements - period each year being from 1 April to 31 March.
Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) is accredited by the Department of Agriculture to deliver CBC training meaning that we can provide to customs brokers and self reporting importers high quality, practical, cost effective and flexible solutions.
Further details and how to meet your compliance in the current period are available HERE.
FTA members have access to a "bundled" membership covering our complete range of premium services and uncapped online CPD / CBC access for all of your staff - to find out more about this option, please contact Paul Zalai at 02 99751878.
"DHL Global Forwarding uses ComplianceNetFTA for 100+ staff to meet our NCCC and AEPCOMM Continued Biosecurity Competency compliance requirements. Complimenting this, I have also found the accredited content incorporated into FTA's face-to-face events as being an effective way to achieve border and quarantine requirements by simply attending two events per year."
Head of Customs Product
DHL Global Forwarding