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A Beginner's Practical Guide to Exporting

A Beginner's Practical Guide to Exporting

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Delivered Online Edinburgh Midlothian EH2 2LE

18th January, 2022 09:30-16:00 Training 250.00-395.00
This course is included in our three places for the price of two offer, on international courses.

This course is suitable for beginners who are new to their role and provides a high-level overview of the export process. It also includes practical session creating a commercial invoice from a pre-defined set of documents.

What will you learn?

The agenda and course objectives are as follows:
  • Export Process Flow
  • Questions to ask Prior to Sending Goods Overseas
  • Requesting a Shipment Quotation
  • Export Documentation
  • Packing Lists and Labels
  • Creating an Invoice Practical Session
  • Booking and Managing the Shipment Collection
  • Buyer / Customer Communication
  • Proof of Export / Delivery
  • The Jargon Explained
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for beginners who are new to their role.

Course Director: Sue Grewcock


Train your team:
This course can be delivered on site for corporate teams and tailored to your specific requirements. For details contact training@edinburghchamber.co.uk

The ECC training experience:
  • Expert trainers - Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field
  • Quality delivery - Trainers are assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement
  • Practical training methods - Theory and practical based training to take back to the office
  • Small class sizes - No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers
  • Wide breadth of topics - ECC offer over 40 different essential business training courses covering everything from Leadership and Management through to Digital and International Trade
  • 3 learning levels – Beginner /Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced
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Course duration: 1 day

Exam
There is an optional exam (open book) at the end of the course, this is marked by the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) and gives a certificate of competence. These exams (on passing 6 subjects) will lead to a BCC Foundation Award in International Trade which is equivalent to a SVQ qualification.

Funding for International Trade training courses:
You may be eligible for grant funding to cover the cost of this training.  Grant funding, available from HMRC, can be applied for via the Customs Grant Scheme and is administered by PWC. 

Please visit grants available to find out more about each grant, or use the grant checker to find out which grants you can apply for.

There are grants available of up to £1000 per business for trader awareness training.  Please note that funds are limited so we recommend you apply as early as possible.

 

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