The NCBFAA Educational Institute (NEI) and the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) invite you to register for our online course for apparel import specialists. This is an exclusive opportunity to tap into the minds of the apparel import community's most experienced experts and educators—learning at your own page, and at a reasonable cost!
Apparel 101 provides an overview of import basics and responsibilities when importing apparel products. Learn what you need to know about classification, labeling, and working with U.S. government agencies, including fulfilling your "reasonable care" requirements with U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP).
This six-part course includes the following modules:
- How to import in the United States
- Duty-Free Programs
- Other Government Agencies
Upon completion of the course, you'll be thinking like an apparel import specialist—complete with a certificate to help you move up in your company or pursue your dream job at a leading fashion brand retailer, importer, or wholesaler.
$330 for NCBFAA/USFIA members and $660 for non-members. Bulk registration discounts are available; please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Enjoy member benefits for the next year and immediate savings on your education expenses by becoming a Member!
Non-member firms can join the Association now by clicking here and submitting a completed application form with payment.
If your firm is not eligible for NCBFAA membership, you may still take advantage of member rates by signing up as a Professional Member.
- Expand your knowledge of import procedures for apparel
- Keep current with regulatory changes affecting the apparel industry
- Great introduction for someone new to the world of apparel importing
Ready to Enroll?
If you believe Apparel 101 is the right course for you or your team, register now! No application required.
Apparel 101 enrollments are performed on Wednesday mornings.
Who Should Enroll?
Individuals working in the apparel import industry, interested in expanding their fundamental knowledge of the industry.
Continuing Education Credits
10 CCS/MCS credits will be awarded to individuals who are active CCS or MCS designees, while 5 CES/MES credits will be awarded to individuals who are active CES or MES designees. Please note completion of the course counts towards continuing education credits for recertification but not the designation itself.