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Customs Broker - CPD

CPD Compliance

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the mandatory annual training requirement for customs brokers to maintain their licence - period being from 1 April to 31 March whereby customs brokers must obtain a minimum of 30 CPD points with at least 18 of these points obtained from "Steam A" - further details are available here.

FTA is accredited by the Australian Border Force (ABF) to deliver CPD training meaning that we can provide to importers and customs brokers high quality, practical, cost effective and flexible solutions.

CPD & CBC - Border and Biosecurity Compliance Program

Our annual conference-style events provide a minimum of 21 CPD points and mandatory Continued Biosecurity Competency (CBC) sessions as prescribed by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry (DAFF).

We also offer additional CPD points through a series of legal webinars, workshops and online courses - please refer to upcoming events.

To view our event terms and conditions - please refer HERE.


Importantly, we also provide accredited webinars and recordings via www.ComplianceNetFTA.com.au to complement our face-to-face delivery.

After viewing the recordings and completing the online assessments you receive a Certificate of Completion and the successfully completed topic with be added to your FTA CPD Attainment Statement to demonstrate CPD compliance.

Each recording and assessment package is available via www.ComplianceNetFTA.com.au - from $38.50 (incl GST).

A member only online CPD & CBC Training package is available for $165 (incl. gst) per person per licensing period to be completed via www.ComplianceNetFTA.com.au.

CPD Attainment Record

A full record of your CPD / CBC face-to-face and online completed courses is available via www.ComplianceNetFTA.com.au using your unique login details / My Accounts - view demonstration.

An individual topic certificate can be downloaded on successful completion via My Courses, find your course/topic and clicking on the certificate icon.

At the end of each licensing period FTA provides Broker Licensing with attainment records of customs brokers who have completed their CPD with FTA (face to face events and online) for reconciliation and auditing.

Further information

FTA member discounts and early bird rates are available with the option for 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 us at info@FTAlliance.com.au or 02 9975 1878.

"Professional development is key to our business meeting its compliance requirements, minimising duty liability and continuing out journey of supply chain excellence. CPD and technical training as offered by the FTA, on-line and in the class room is of an extremely high standard, providing not only the necessary points for broker licensing but a source of up to date and relevant information whereby we can further educate ourselves to make decisions in the best interest of our company."

Sue Thorpe
Customs and Compliance Manager
Target Australia

David MacDonald
International Supply Chain Manager
Target Australia

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