CTM100 - Customs and Immigration

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Subject Title
Customs and Immigration

Subject Description
This subject provides students with an understanding of Canada Customs, as it pertains to the duties of the Border Services officer, and the Customs Act, as it relates to the movement of persons and goods in and out of Canada. In addition, the student will be provided with an understanding of Employment and Immigration Canada as it relates to the administration and enforcement of the Immigration Act and the regulations, with particular emphasis on the admissibility and inadmissibility of persons entering Canada.

Credit Status
One full credit towards the Customs Professional Certificate Program will be granted upon successful completion of this subject.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain and describe the history of the CBSA organization and overall responsibilities and roles of the agency, including the various components of the CBSA.
2. Explain and describe the applicable sections of the various acts that the CBSA enforces and/or administers.
3. Identify and explain the role of the border services officer and the ports of entry and the role of CIC inland.
4. Explain and describe the authorities of a border services officer with respect to arrest, detention, and seizure under various acts.
5. Explain and describe the organization and responsibilities of CIC both inland and at ports of entry.
6. Explain and describe the various role and functions (including differences) of the inland immigration officer and border services officer.
7. Explain and describe the authorities of a border services officer and how they relate to the various acts that the CBSA enforces and/or administers.
8. Identify and explain the disclosure process under the Customs Act and the Privacy Act, including those that permit disclosure to a particular agency.
9. Explain and describe how goods are classified including both prohibited and non-prohibited.
10. Explain and describe some of the various resources, including canine, that the CBSA uses in its enforcement efforts.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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