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About Y2K Customs Consultants

Y2K Customs Consultants was registered as a business in the year 2000 as a Customs Clearing company by Philani Ncube,the sole owner[Director] of the close corporation. In the same year, enrolments for a Diploma in International Trade & Transport started with the first class having only 5 students at the time.

In the following year 2001, a high school Y2K College was formed purpose of which was to provide the Customs Academy with post matric students passionate about careers in clearing & forwarding. To date the high school has an average enrolment of about 300 learners each year.

  • Y-2-K Customs Consultants shall provide quality training and opportunities for all trainees in an outcome-based environment. In strict adherence to the quality management system as approved by the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA), MICTSETA, Western Cape Education Department (WCED) any other accrediting authorities and Training Partners
  • Y-2-K Customs Academy is committed to work in partnership with all companies in Information Technology, international trade and freight forwarding industry to ensure that each trainee/graduate gets an opportunity to receive quality/best training and practice as possible. It is Y-2-K Customs Academy's further undertaking that "A learner/trainee is the most important component of Y-2-K Academy. He/she will never be an interruption to our work, but the sole purpose thereof. We are not doing him/her a favour by teaching him/her, but he/she is giving us a chance to do so."
  • Our aim is to provide Quality Training, which fulfils the Training, needs information Technology Industry, Customs clearing and forwarding agents and related professions by implementing the standards as set out by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and at a level set out by the accrediting bodies.
  • Y2K Academy and Customs Consultants has been specialising in training and development for the past 13 years based in Cape Town and recently opened a new campus in Johannesburg as the part of expansion which will be happening for the few more coming years.

    Y2k Academy is accredited with TETA for training in Customs Clearing and Forwarding, International airfreight Procedures, S freight, Handling of Dangerous Goods, National Certificate in freight forwarding & customs compliance (NQF level 3 advanced learnership). MTCTSETA accredited for National Certificate End User computing NQF Level 3. Other accreditations for Y2K Academy subsidiaries include the accreditation with Department of Education , uMalusi quality Assurance and Cambridge International Examinations.

    The institution also works with strategic partners in training;the most recent partnership was becoming an IATA Authorised Training Center (for Cargo, Aviation, Travel and Tourism programs). On the IT training we are an ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) partner and also a Prometric Testing Center.

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