Launch of a New Career Training Program

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New Career Training Program

Title:  Customs Broker 

This program will prepare students to take and pass the Customs Broker License Examination. Students will learn how to read and utilize the numerous reference materials, classify commodities to determine duties, learn compliance and more. Upon passing the exam, students can then apply for their Customs Brokers License through U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  If they are accepted and become a Licensed Customs Broker, they will play a pivotal role in the U.S. trade community.

Program Code: GES753

Hours: 100

Cost: $1595

Program SRP: $1895

Availability: Immediately

Why should you market this program?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the transportation and material moving occupations group is projected to grow 5 percent from 2014 to 2024, adding 466,800 new jobs. An increased demand for shipping raw materials and finished products over highways, rail lines, and waterways should contribute to employment growth.

Why are we adding this program to the catalog?

We are adding this program because we do not have a lot of programs related to the transportation industry. Freight Broker is one of the most popular programs in the ed2go catalog and so we want to introduce more programs specifically related to the transportation industry.

Why would a student take this program?

This career only requires a high school diploma and passing an exam to become a licensed customs broker which according to Payscale.com has a median salary of $51,915. Students looking to work in the logistics, freight forwarding, importing, supply chain fields in the United States should consider enrolling in this program.


What Partners Need To Do

New Programs: Partners only need to make catalog updates for new Career Training Programs in your Online Administration Center (OAC) if:

  • Your site is set up for ed2go to automatically add new courses/programs to your catalog, AND you do not want to offer the new program, or need to change your retail pricing.
  • Your site is NOT set up for ed2go to automatically add new courses/programs to your catalog, AND you want to add new courses/programs to your catalog.

For assistance with updating your catalog, read this article

Otherwise, no further action is needed on your end in the OAC.

Content or Hours Update: No further action is needed on your end in the OAC. Your catalog already reflects this change.

 

 

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any questions about the new program.

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