This import training course will offer practical guidance on the latest procedures, terminology and documentation required for successful importing. It will highlight some of the pitfalls that often cause importers to incur unnecessary costs and delays in arrival of goods and suggest some ways of avoiding these. It will increase understanding of Customs rules and compliance procedures and look briefly at some of the duty reliefs available. The import training course will include a summary of Incoterms® 2010 Rules.
•General Importing Issues •Supplier and Product •The role of freight forwarders and clearing agents •Import Risk Evaluation Exercise •The Terms of Delivery •Cargo Insurance •Documentation •International Payments •The Role of Customs •The Origin Question •European Community Trading •Licensing and Quotas •Import Declarations •Duties •Import Duty Relief Regimes
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
Who Should Attend:
Those with responsibility for purchasing from abroad, inward freight, customer services, customs clearance and financial staff. The course content will be equally relevant to sole traders, personnel from large corporation and small and medium size enterprises. It will be equally suitable for those with no prior experience and those who require updating with the latest information.
This course covers 1 module.
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 (NVQ Level 2).
Discounts available when booking courses for all 6 modules of the Foundation Award.
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