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e-Learning courses

In order to contribute to the expansion of the understanding of the TFA and its provisions, below you can find a list of different e-learning courses offered by international organizations.

This compilation provides a brief description and relevant information of the various interactive courses on TFA related matters.

Caribbean Customs Law Enforcement Council (CCLEC)
Courses on Trade Facilitation via The CCLEC E-learning System

Developed for the primary purpose of creating a highly skilled, qualified and strategic Customs workforce.

  • Basic Customs and Trade Facilitation
  • Risk Management
  • Post Clearance Audit
Online / Self-paced
Various Durations
Inter-american Development Bank (IADB)
Courses on Facilitation / Trade Security and Customs
  • Ventanillas únicas electrónicas de comercio exterior
  • Os Guichês Electrônicos Únicos Como Ferramentas de Facilitação do Comércio
  • Gestión coordinada de fronteras
  • Operador económico autorizado
  • Gestión de riesgo de aduanas
  • Desarrollo de la capacidad de gestión y liderazgo para la supervisión y control de aduanas
  • Planificación Estratégica y Gestión de Riesgo en Aduanas
  • Modernización de Aduanas
  • Single Window for Foreign Trade
  • Strategic Customs Planning and Management
  • Custom Risk Management
Online tutored courses / Registration required
6 – 9 weeks
International Trade Centre (ITC)
Introduction to the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

This course introduces participants to the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). It provides a comprehensive overview of the TFA, focusing particularly on the rights and obligations which it entails on the part of the member states, and laying out practical ways in which the private sector can support its implementation.

Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format

4hrs over 2 weeks
Online Course on Enhancing Trade Information Portals

The objective of this online course on enhancing TIPs is to provide a framework and guidelines for assessing the as-is conditions of a TIP and generating recommendations for its improvement.

The course is divided into seven modules as follows:

  • Objectives and challenges of TIPs​
  • Adopting a framework for effective and sustainable TIPs
  • Consolidating and publishing effective contents
  • Evaluating the services and performance of TIPs​
  • Measuring and improving high-impact quality attributes​
  • Maturity Roadmap Model: A roadmap for highly effective TIPs
  • How TIPs may change in the future
Online/ Self-paced
7 modules of various durations
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
E-Learning Series on Business Process Analysis for Trade Facilitation
  • Module 1: BPA for Trade Facilitation - An Introduction
  • Module 2: Unified Modeling Language
  • Module 3: Project and Scope Setting
  • Module 4: Project Planning
  • Module 5: Data Collection and Process Documentation
  • Module 6: Process Analysis and Recommendations Development
  • Module 7: From BPA to Trade and Transport Facilitation Monitoring Mechanism
Various Durations
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
United Nations Trade Facilitation Implementation Guide (TFIG) and Training of Trainers (ToT) Manual

The UNECE Trade Facilitation Implementation Guide (TFIG) is a web-based interactive tool that supports countries in the implementation of Trade Facilitation reforms.

It provides a one-stop access to a wide array of policy recommendations, standards, guidelines, training materials, case stories and links to relevant tools for helping public and private sector actors better navigate Trade Facilitation instruments in order to identify, examine and select available solutions and possible paths for achieving their objectives.

Open Access / Self-paced
Various Durations
World Customs Organization
WCO Academy TFA Related Courses

Courses include:

  • Single Window 1 & 2
  • The TIR System
  • The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement


Various Durations
World Trade Organization (WTO)
The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

After this course the participant will have: - Received an overview of trade facilitation;

  • Reached an understanding of the objectives of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA);
  • Become familiar with the technical provisions of the TFA and their trade facilitating aspects
  • Become familiar with the special and differential treatment flexibilities for developing and least-developed country Members in implementing the TFA;
  • Become aware of the notification obligations of the TFA; and
  • Become informed of the role of the WTO Trade Facilitation Committee and National Trade Facilitation Committees.
Open access (freely available on web site at all times)