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Wed, 07 Feb


Hybrid Training

Accredited Training: Import Procedures, February 2024

The course will cover a combination of documents and procedures and explain the content and the benefits of being aware of this information.

Accredited Training: Import Procedures, February 2024
Accredited Training: Import Procedures, February 2024

Time & Location

07 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 12:30

Hybrid Training

About the event

Date: 07/02/2024

Time: 9:30 - 12:30

Borough: Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, M3 3WD Manchester - Hybrid Options Available

Contact Name: International Trade Team

Contact Email:

Contact Telephone: 0161 393 4314

The course will cover a combination of documents and procedures and explain the content and the benefits of being aware of this information.

As with all aspects of business, being efficient and profitable is a very important factor to most. This course is suitable for companies new to importing and established companies who need to update their current procedures.

Key learning objectives and outcomes:

  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of import documentation and procedures.
  • Understand what is an import?
  • What should be considered before importing?
  • Understand the content of an import purchase order and instructions to the supplier.
  • What documentation is required to ensure import customs clearance?
  • Understand what determines how much duty and VAT is payable?
  • What information you should check on import documentation.
  • Be able to identify customs regimes and import controls.
  • Be aware of duty and VAT suspension regimes which benefit the importer.
  • Understand that the import of certain goods is controlled and where to go for sources of information and assistance.

Training notes will be provided.

This course is accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce and delegates will receive one credit towards the Foundation Award in International Trade. You will need to achieve 6 credits to be awarded with the Foundation Award, a nationally recognised qualification.

For more details on any of the above please email


Whether you are new to importing or an experienced importer, there are always areas where you can improve your knowledge and subsequently your import procedures. This course gives attendees important knowledge of the key elements of import procedures. The course is ideal for people working in purchasing, import administration, finance, shipping administration or customer services.

More info on the trainer

Jeff Lewis MBA BSc MIEx

Jeff Lewis has worked at all levels of business across a wide range of industries within the UK and International Sales arena. In 2009, Jeff became Managing Director of Resultz Ltd., who are Approved International Trainers and Advisors to the Institute of Export, Chambers of Commerce, plus other independent training organisations delivering public and in-house courses on all aspects of international trade.

Payment Terms

Please note payment must be made in full before the course.

Please note that GMCC does not accept payment via American Express.

Cancellation Terms

In case you are no longer able to attend this training course, please note you must cancel your place at least 5 working days before the course. The cancellation must be in writing and sent to indicating the name of the course you are cancelling for and delegate(s) details. If a booking is not cancelled and the delegate does not attend, full event costs will still apply.

Please note: There may be photographs taken at our events that will be used for marketing purposes and on our social media channels. If you do not wish to appear in any of our marketing materials or on our social media channels, please inform a member of the Chamber team at the start of the event.

Registration deadline: 05/02/2024


NON MEMBERS £270.00 Excluding VAT

MEMBERS £199.00 Excluding VAT





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