International Training Courses

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Here you'll find the latest courses and training opportunities to help you trade successfully:


International trade can be complex with many different terms, procedures and regulations to follow. Our courses offer an understanding of the main topics around international trade ranging from Export Documentation, Letters of Credit to Customs Procedures and Incoterms. The courses are accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce and could help your employees to achieve a Foundation Award in International Trade and enhance their set of skills. As a member, you will also get preferential prices.

Foundation Award in International Trade

This is a nationally recognised award which delegates will achieve upon successful completion of six of the below courses. Prices start from £810+VAT.

The BCC Accredited courses include:

Understanding Exporting - The course covers the basic aspects of exporting including preparing an export quote and processing an export order. For more details, please click here.

Export Documentation - The course is designed for export staff and covers all aspects of dealing with documentation including procedures that need to be followed and where to go for assistance. To find out more, please click here.

Methods of Payment including Letters of Credit - Delegates will be able to identify the different methods of payment, including Letters of Credit and details of the procedures involved. For more information, please email exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk

Incoterms - The course will look at the four groups of Incoterms, the definitions of each term and the benefits of using them. For the next date and more information, please click here.

Agents and Distributors - This half day course will help delegates to understand the difference between agents and distributors as well as how to find, motivate and manage them. To find out more, please click here.

Import Procedures - This course is designed to introduce you to the principles of importing and customs controls. For more information, please click here.

Preference Rules of Origin - This half day course takes a detailed look at rules of origin and delegates will have an understanding of the difference between Preference and Non-Preference Origin as well as determining the rules of origin. For the next available course date, please click here.

Inward and Outward Processing - An introduction to the process of applying for IPR and OPR. As well as understanding the advantages and documentation required. For more information, please click here.

Customs Procedures and Documentation - Highlights the role of HMRC and delegates will help delegates to gain an understanding of customs procedures and duties payable when exporting and importing. To find out more, please click here.

Bespoke Training

We also offer bespoke training programmes where we can work with you to and design a package more specific to your business’s needs. These can also be held at your own premises. Please email exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk for more information and a quote.