Understanding Export and Export Documentation

Understanding Export and Export Documentation

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

1st November, 2022 09:30-15:30 Training 250.00-395.00
This course is included in our three places for the price of two offer, on all international courses. 

The course looks at the end to end export process providing an understanding of the export documentation requirements and shipping using freight forwarders and couriers.

What will you learn?
  • Receive the Enquiry
     Responsibilities and roles
     Incoterms ® 2020
     Methods of Payment and the Risk Ladder
    ✓ Export Controls and Licence Requirements
  • Quotation
  • Order Acknowledgment / Pro Forma Invoice
  • Pre-shipment Inspections / Packing
  • Shipping Documents to include Invoices and Packing Lists
     Commodity Codes
     Preference Documents
    ✓ Certificates of Origin
  • Move the Goods
     Transport Considerations
     Book the Shipment and Freight Forwarder Responsibilities
    ✓ Contracts of Carriage / Transport documentation
  • Proof of Export - Evidential Requirements
  • General good business practice

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for beginners who are new to their role or for those working in an export environment that have never had any formal training. 

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
There are two optional exams (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 mapped to a Level 2 SVQ terminology and provides invaluable basic skills for small and large companies alike.

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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