Export Training Schemes
Institute of Export
The Institute of Export runs a comprehensive programme of training courses covering all aspects of exporting and the 2018 schedule for individual training includes the following:
• An Introduction to Exporting - Physical Goods
• An Introduction to Importing
• International Documentation & Customs Compliance
• International Business Essentials
• Effective Incoterms
• Post Brexit Planning Workshop
• Letters of Credit
• UK US Export controls a basic understanding
• Advanced financing of international trade
• Russia Without Tears
In addition the Institute runs a series of online courses, the details of which can be found here.
Institute of Export
Minerva Business Park
Cambs PE2 6FT
Tel: +44 (0) 1733 404400
British Chambers of Commerce (BCC)
The British Chambers of Commerce, in association with the chamber network, offer nationally accredited training courses to provide the basic skills to start the export process:
Introduction to Exporting - The learner will be able to prepare an export quotation, understand INCOTERMs and packing marking and labelling. Be able to organise the export office and the processes required by that office. Understand export order processing and give an overview of export documentation and terms of shipment.
Letters of Credit - The learner will be able to identify the Letter of Credit procedure and identify the parties to a Letter of Credit. Be able to identify the different methods of payment and the different types of Letters of Credit. Be able to comply with the requirements of the Letter of Credit.
Import Procedures - The learner will be able to demonstrate an understanding of import documentation and procedures. Be able to identify customs regimes and import controls. Where to go for sources of international information and assistance.
Export Documentation - The learner will be able to understand which documents are necessary for an international shipment. Be able to identify where to go for sources of international information and assistance. Be able to identify modes of transport and their advantage and disadvantages..
INCOTERMS® 2010 - The learner will be able to understand the purpose of Incoterms. Be able to understand the definitions of the Incoterms 2010 rules. Be able to identify what are the roles of the parties involved in deciding which INCOTERM is acceptable and their responsibilities. Be able to understand the benefits of Incoterms and be able to identify where to go for help and information.
Methods of Payment - The learner will be able to identify the different methods of payment used in international trade. Be able to identify and understand the necessary documentation for each method of payment. Be able to comply with the requirements of different methods of payment.
Inward and Outward Processing – HMRC - The learner will have an understanding of the advantages of claiming IPR or OPR. Have an understanding of the custom regimes and the “Tariff”. Have an understanding of the documentation required to claim IPR and OPR.
Preference Rules of Origin - The learner will have an understanding of the difference between Preference and Non-Preference Origin. Have an understanding of the rules determining preference rules of origin. Have an understanding of the percentage rule and how to apply it.
Agents and Distributors - The learner will have an understanding of the differences between Agents and distributors and their roles. Have an understanding of what to consider when appointing an Agent or Distributor. Have an understanding of the legal implications of appointing Agents and distributors.
Customs Procedures and Documentation - The learner will have an understanding of the role of HMRC, rules of origin and Intra EC trade. Have an understanding of customs procedures and the UK trade tariff. Have an understanding of the different duties payable and how to calculate them.
For more details, visit the BCC's dedicated export resource.
Export Training Services
Export Training Services run a range of courses in venues across the UK (or in-house by arrangement), including:
• Export Starter Course
• Incoterms Course
• Import Procedures Course
• Letters of Credit Course
Export Training Services
9 Caspian Close
Hampshire PO15 7BP
Tel: +44 (0) 800 032 1548
Export sales support firm, Grow Global, offer a range of workshops on export marketing and web development. Examples include:
• Make It Global Marketing & Communication
• International Website Development & Marketing Masterclass
• Explore Asia: Your path to Success
• Digital Marketing for Global Growth
• Optimising your Website for International Trade
• How to achieve increased exports better communication with clients, suppliers and partners
Strong and Herd
Export support firm Strong and Herd offer a range of training programmes.