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International Trade Training

There has never been a more important time to make sure your team have the skills to harness the incredible opportunity that international trade offers. Whether it’s improving compliance or business development, developing your workforce will help you today and in the future.

We can help develop your team through our extensive training services. From professional qualifications to targetted training, let us equip your team.

We hold regular training sessions which are listed below. Bespoke training is also available which can be tailored and flexible around your business needs.

To find out more, get in touch using the details below.

Foundation Award in International Trade

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has a selection of nationally accredited International Trade Courses delivered by the Accredited Chamber Network. These can be viewed below.

These courses form an Import and Export curriculum, giving international traders the essential skills invaluable to small and large businesses alike.

Candidates achieving Pass or Merit in any of the 11 course topics will receive a certificate in each area. Those who pass any six of the course topics will achieve a nationally recognised Foundation Award in International Trade. The modules include:

  1. Understanding Exporting
  2. Import Procedures
  3. Incoterms
  4. Customs Procedures & Documentation
  5. Export Documentation
  6. Preference Rules of Origin
  7. Methods of Payment
  8. Documentary Letters of Credit
  9. Agents & Distributors
  10. Inward & Outward Processing
  11. Understanding Commodity Codes

For a more general overview, we recommend the following six courses which can be taken individually or over time:

  • Understanding Exporting
  • Import Procedures
  • Incoterms
  • Preference Rules of Origin
  • Customs Procedures & Documentation
  • Export Documentation

If you are completing specific processes ie. you are using Letters of Credit, or if you are selling through Agents and Distributors, we can recommend the most appropriate programme for you to upskill.

Discounts are available when booking all 6 modules for the Foundation Award in one go.

If you’d like to complete the Foundation award, then please get in touch before booking so that we can help plan your programme.

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Expand Your International Trade Expertise

As well as the scheduled training courses on our events calendar,  and the foundation award, we are also offer training in:

  • How to Complete Customs Declarations
  • Incoterms for Sales
  • Export Licensing
  • Accessing New Markets
  • International Marketing
  • AEO and AE authorisations
  • Export Quotations and Sales
  • Measuring Capacity and Capability for International markets
  • Sensemaking – understanding context against current and future international markets
  • 2022 Shipping Routes to Market
  • Export Strategy & Tactics
  • International PR
  • Supply Chain Resilience

Bespoke Training

Our bespoke training programmes are designed to meet your specific business needs offering support and coaching for your international trade activities. Programmes can be delivered in-person or online and are tailored to your specific requirements.

On completion, we offer further support and advice to help improve your internal policies and processes.  Get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Previous Webinars

Explore recordings of past webinars to improve your knowledge and understanding of international trade.

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Export Academy South West

Free workshops run by the Department of Industry and Trade in the South West. These free, online sessions are designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, from those just starting to export to the more experienced.

Export Academy South West