The course looks at the end to end export process providing an understanding of the export documentation requirements and shipping using freight forwarders and couriers.

What will you learn?
  • Receive the Enquiry
    ✓ Responsibilities and roles
    ✓ Incoterms ® 2020
    ✓ Methods of Payment and the Risk Ladder
    ✓ Export Controls and Licence Requirements
  • Quotation
  • Order Acknowledgment / Pro Forma Invoice
  • Pre-shipment Inspections / Packing
  • Shipping Documents to include Invoices and Packing Lists
    ✓ Commodity Codes
    ✓ Origin
    ✓ Preference Documents
    ✓ Certificates of Origin
  • Move the Goods
    ✓ Transport Considerations
    ✓ Book the Shipment and Freight Forwarder Responsibilities
    ✓ Contracts of Carriage / Transport documentation
  • Proof of Export - Evidential Requirements
  • General good business practice

Who is it for?
This course is suitable for those involved in the setting up export contracts, processing export documentation and organising the shipment of goods.
The course is suitable as a start-up for beginners and as a refresher course for experienced Exporters.

There are two optional exams (open book) at the end of the course, this is marked by the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) and gives a certificate of competence. These exams (on passing 6 subjects) will lead to a BCC Foundation Award in International Trade which is mapped to a Level 2 SVQ terminology and provides invaluable basic skills for small and large companies alike.

Date doesn’t suit?
If this course is of interest but the date doesn’t work for you, contact and we’ll try and accommodate your needs.  Alternatively, we can organise a tailored course or programme for your business, enhancing the expertise, productivity and performance of your teams, giving your business a competitive advantage.  We’ll make sure the content and format are right for you.
Please note that payment is due when booking.  Invoicing is only possible on immediate payment terms after receipt of a valid PO number (if applicable).

Virtual Classroom via Zoom

Availability Places available
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