May 20, 2015

Customs Brokers Course in Timor-Leste

On 21 April 2015, 15 Customs Brokers attended a 16 day course commissioned by the World Bank aimed to improve the competence and professionalism of persons carrying out Customs import and export procedures in Dili as well as at the land border with Indonesia. Training was conducted by Centre for Customs & Excise Studies (CCES) Lecturers Mr Alan Murray and […]
May 20, 2015

Advanced Diploma of International Business Management

In 2014, CCES began running the online course, the Advanced Diploma of International Business Management. The course has been designed for people seeking or pursuing an exciting career specifically in international business and has been developed by Australian professionals in their field. It is recognised as an advanced qualification within the industry and is accredited by the Australian Quality Skills […]
April 22, 2015

NEW! Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration

From 2016 you will have the option to enrol in the new Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration. The course is a 32 credit point award comprising the following subjects CUS504 Border Revenue (16) CUS520 Excise (8) CUS423 Environment Taxation (8) The Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration aims to qualify individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including Revenue Authorities, […]
April 22, 2015

Intensive Course Delivery in Namibia

Two of our Senior Lecturers, Shane Davie and Greg Weppner have recently spent time in Windhoek, Namibia, delivering intensive face to face sessions for the large cohort of Namibian Customs Officers enrolled in our online courses the Bachelor of Border Management, the  Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration and the Master of Customs Administration. Shane and Greg spent a busy few […]
April 22, 2015

NEW! Graduate Diploma in Customs Administration

From 2016 there will be a new Graduate Diploma in Customs Administration which will be articulated with the current Graduate Certificate and Master of Customs Administration to form a subsumable set of awards with exit points throughout the course of study.  There will be no changes to admission requirements for these courses. This means that on a full-time study load, […]
March 19, 2015

Namibia Customs & Excise Service

Over 80 officers from Namibia Customs and Excise (NCE) Directorate within the Ministry of Finance have now enrolled in our Bachelor of Border Management, Graduate Certificate in Custom Administration and the Master of Customs Administration courses.  The group includes officers from the frontline, as well as middle and senior management. In 2012, NCE embarked on a reform and modernization program […]
March 19, 2015

Train the Trainer Workshops – Laos PDR

CCES conducted two, one-week Train the Trainer Programs in Vientiane, Laos from 23 February to 6 March. This was the second phase of the Laos Trade Facilitation and Regulatory Compliance Management Development Program. The program had four key objectives. These were to train officials from Lao PDR Trade Facilitation Secretariat member ministries to: Effectively prepare a lesson, Present a lesson […]
February 12, 2015


Congratulations to the 44 students who passed the 2014 Deutsche Post DHL (DP DHL) International Customs Program in September. The International Customs Program is a program created by the Centre specifically for DP DHL employees who work in international trade and Customs related areas. The program provides the necessary skills and knowledge to help DP DHL meet the demands of […]
December 12, 2014


CCES has been engaged by TNT to conduct a further round of a business-focused Strategic Export Controls Training Program in 2014/2015. The CCES program forms a component of the career development training for TNT employees who work in international trade and export related areas. The program builds on the success of the earlier rounds in providing the necessary background and […]