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Express International Trade Certificate

Practical tools to thrive in global markets. 

The Foundation Award is a nationally recognised Certificate in International Trade, accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce. The Award can be achieved by completing just six BCC accredited modules.  

 

Our Express International Trade Certificate programme enables you to achieve your award in just 3 days by completing a curated selection of modules. From fundamental export concepts to more intricate customs procedures, this intensive programme will teach you how to avoid costly mistakes and stay up to date with international trade processes.  

 

This programme focuses on giving you the practical tools essential for thriving in global markets. It allows you to understand your role and responsibilities as an exporter/importer and ensures you have the necessary skills to operate under HMRC procedures and remain compliant at all times.  

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Introduction to Exporting

Incoterms 2020

Export Documentation

Customs Procedures

Rules of Origin

Import Procedures

The above six modules will be delivered over the three days at Chamber HQ at 151 Deansgate, M3 3WD in Manchester City Centre. An assessment must be completed at the end of each module to receive the Award.  

Dates: 12th, 13th and 14th March from 9:30 to approximately 4:30pm.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided across the three days.  

Who is this suitable for?  

This programme is suitable to individuals engaged in international trade, regardless of experience, and will be relevant to beginners as well as experienced professionals seeking to refresh their export/import knowledge.

 

Whether you're in the logistics, sales, purchasing, or finance departments, the content covered is relevant to any staff involved in any aspect of the international trade process. It is also an effective way to get your new starters up to speed as part of their onboarding training.  

Cost: 

 

​Chamber Member Cost -  £1,315+VAT 

Standard Cost:  £1,785+VAT 

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Module Information

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Introduction to Exporting

The Export Process; Understanding Tariff Codes/Classifying Goods; Working with Freight Forwarders; Export Controls

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Incoterms 2020

Incoterms; Roles and Responsibilities; Term Explanation and Pros/Cons; Benefits and Implications

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Export Documentation

Document Requirements; Customs Compliance; HMRC Audits; Proof of Export; Shipping Documents

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Customs Procedures

Role of HMRC; UK Trade Tariff; Customs Entry Processes; Customs Declaration Service Requirements; Customs Relief Schemes

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Rules of Origin

Preferential and Non-Preferential Origin; Trade Agreements and Compliance; Percentage Rule and Application; Proof of Origin

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Import Procedures

Import Shipment Documents; Import Preference Schemes to Reduce Duty; Calculate Duty and VAT; Customs Special Procedures

Sponsored by 5-1-2 (Manchester) Ltd

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512 (Manchester) Ltd is official sponsor of Greater Manchester Chamber’s International Trade Training Programme.


512 (Manchester) Ltd is dedicated to providing comprehensive and reliable freight forwarding services that meet the diverse needs of businesses and individuals alike. As a well-established logistics company, it specialises in offering a wide array of transportation and customs solutions, including air, sea, road, courier, and customs services. With a commitment to excellence and a global network of partners, it ensures that your cargo reaches its destination swiftly, securely, and with the utmost care. Whether you're shipping internationally or domestically, count on it to navigate the complexities of logistics, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

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