Orange County CITD Launching Import Compliance Training

February 27 • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM • Rancho Santiago CCD • Santa Ana, CA 92706

Rancho Santiago CCD
2323 N. Broadway
Room #107
Santa Ana, CA 92706
United States
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Free Admission

Time: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for an Import Compliance practitioner’s course, which walks participants through all aspects of import compliance. This hands-on workshop covers the nuts and bolts of importing, including HTS classification, demonstrating reasonable care, Free Trade Agreements, C-TPAT, how to implement your own compliance program, and so much more. Whether you are new to your role of dealing with import compliance at your company, or need a refresher, this robust course will teach you the basics and keep you up to date on your responsibilities.

  • Session 1: February 27 – Importing Basics: US Customs, Reasonable Care, Before you start importing
  • Session 2: March 6 – Entry Applicability –The commercial invoice, HTS Classification, Free Trade Agreements
  • Session 3: March 13 -  The Government and Fines – Other Government Agencies, Violations, reporting errors
  • Session 4: March 20 – Security – CTPAT, Customs Exams and Focused Assessments
  • Session 5: March 27 – Various Topics – Labeling, AD/CV, Conflict minerals, special imports, selecting the right forwarder/broker
  • Session 6: April 3 – Developing your internal Compliance Program – Manual, audits, training, ACE

Dates: February 27 – April 3 (Mondays)

Time: 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Venue: Rancho Santiago CCD , 2323 N. Broadway #107, Santa Ana, 92706


  • Individuals: $995*
  • Corporate: $795 per person (with a minimum of 4 people)
  • Students/Faculty/Veterans: $100

* Small business scholarship: A $500 scholarship will granted to qualified small business participants based on a letter from their International Trade Advisor (SBDC or CITD) or International Trade Specialist (US Commercial Service) indicating that they are a current importer or import ready and in need of this training.

We are offering our partner organizations a special rate of $250.00 for this training.  If you or anybody from your organization would like to attend please use promo code PARTNERS250.