Your Designation Maintenance Begins With Our Professional Development Courses

Your Designation Maintenance Begins With Our Professional Development Courses

Your Professional Development starts with Pacific Customs Brokers. If you plan on attending one of our Professional Development Courses, the following information might help you decide which course you will want to enroll in.

Professional Development Courses - Seminars And Workshops

At our in-person courses you learn the best practices of being a compliant importer and/or exporter which will help you expedite your commercial shipments to and avoiding costly delay triggers. Our experts share their knowledge and stories on international and cross-border shipping regulations to keep you current with customs and partner government agency requirements. Benefits of attending an in-person seminar or workshop include:

  • All day access - Get our experts to answer your questions one-on-one
  • Case studies and real-life examples - Examine other attendees' trade compliance hurdles
  • Cost-effectiveness - More affordable than industry standards
  • Range of topics - Choose from a wide variety of topics
  • Certificate of Completion - Receive a certificate for each course you attend
  • Handouts - Take home your own set of course material
  • Industry accreditation - Earn points towards maintenance of your industry designations
  • Networking - Connect with other like-minded professionals

Professional Development Courses - On-Demand Videos

Our on-demand library is designed to meet the demands of the global trade community. These sessions are a convenient way for trade professionals to stay ahead of new regulations with international trade and gain additional knowledge in key areas. Benefits of attending an on-demand course include:

  • Global accessibility - Travel is removed from the equation for companies with multiple locations or branches
  • Convenience - Attend from the comfort of your desk or home at any time that is best for you
  • Concise training - In a fast-paced industry, efficiency becomes just as important as staying compliant, watch in parts or "binge" on the full course
  • Industry accreditation - Earn points towards maintenance of your industry designations

Taking any of our courses may earn you maintenance points, credits, and hours towards a variety of professional designations. Some examples of eligible designations are:

  • Certified Customs Specialist (CCS)
  • Certified Trade Compliance Specialist (CTCS)
  • Certified Export Specialist (CES)
  • Designate with the Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC)
  • Accounting Professional

Registration For 2019 Is Now Open

Review and plan your professional development maintenance for 2019.


 Have questions or comments about any of our courses? Call 888.538.1566 or email us today!

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Adriana Petty

Her career in the international trade industry began over 12 years ago while simultaneously earning certifications in Marketing Management from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Graphic Design from British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Having reached her goal of amalgamating her fields of study to become a Marketing & Graphic Design powerhouse, Adriana spearheads the education program, external speaking engagements and internal staff events all while providing support to the Marketing and Graphics teams. In 2015, she joined the Marketing and Events Committee for The American Chamber of Commerce – Pacific Chapter where she volunteered her time at events from inception to take-down. A creative at heart, she loves challenging herself, and thus is consistently known for growing her multi-disciplined training, responsibilities, and expanding her knowledge.

While we strive for accuracy in all our communications, as the Importer of Record it is incumbent upon your company to ensure that you are aware of the requirements under the new regulations so that you maintain compliance as always.