This introduction course is aimed at those involved in the importing of goods. The course will cover import documentation and procedures, commercial considerations, the importance of your purchase order, calculating VAT and duty, and how to reduce import customs clearance delays. Incoterms® and their impact on importing will be shown, along with an introduction to duty regimes to help importers.
Import documentation and procedures
Calculating VAT and duty
Customs regimes and import controls
Changes coming in January 2021
Sources of help and advice
Who Should Attend
This introduction course is suitable for administrators, managers, directors, and owners of businesses who need to purchase from overseas. The course is valuable for both newcomers wanting an introduction and overview, and experienced staff needing a refresher on current requirements. It will be valuable for companies who are already importing so they can ensure they have the correct processes in place and are meeting their compliance obligations.
Our 2020 courses are accredited by British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and together form a curriculum that provides invaluable basic skills for small and large companies alike. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of the subject and their performance will be marked by external examiners on the completion of each module. Candidates will receive a certificate for each module successfully completed, and achievement of six credits will result in the candidate obtaining a nationally recognised Foundation Award.
That’s why we offer high quality training courses for first time and existing exporters that cover the critical steps for any new export drive.
A Foundation Award in International Trade is awarded on the completion of six modules. Book six courses at the same time and receive a 10% discount.