This course will be delivered remotely, via Zoom.
This introduction course is aimed at anyone involved in international trade who needs to understand customs. The
course will cover the role of HMRC and practicalities such as goods wholly produced in the UK, use of
documentation including the EUR1, free circulation, AEO, VAT responsibilities, and the impact of Incoterms®. The
course also provides an introduction to customs entries, classification of goods, valuation of goods on import
duties, taxes and the Union Customs Code (UCC).
• HMRC and customs procedures
• Origin, Classification of goods and Valuation of goods
• Duties and taxes (UK Global Tariff)
• The Union Customs Code (UCC).
• Sources of help and advice
Who Should Attend:
This course is suitable for administrators, managers, directors, and owners of businesses who need to understand
customs procedures. This will enable them to administer documentation correctly, ensure efficient processes and
meet compliance obligations. The course is valuable for both newcomers wanting an introduction and overview,
and experienced staff needing a refresher on current requirements.
The trainer will use oral and visual presentation, reference to fictitious and real examples and participatory exercises to illustrate course content. The delegates will receive copies of the presentation on which notes can be made together with a workbook for future reference.
The Foundation Award in International Trade consists of 10 modules, identified as important elements of any overseas business development and vital for key employees involved in the fulfilment of overseas trade. To help with individual's professional development in international trade functions, achieving a merit or pass on 6 of those modules will complete the Foundation Award.
Discounts available when booking courses for all 6 modules of the Foundation Award.
If you would like to complete the Foundation award then please enquire before booking.
Insufficient bookings may mean that a course would not be financially viable. In these cases Dorset Chamber will inform all concerned three working days in advance and the booking will be move to the next available date.