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With over 25 years of experience, our courses are designed to help delegates gain a much better understand of importing and exporting. With one fee and no limit on attendees, our training is cost effective, flexible and delivers quality content.

Topics Covered Include:

Understanding Commodity Codes


  • What the codes are and what they do

  • How to classify your products

  • The areas of international trade they impact on

  • Global commodity codes

Export Documentation – Why it is required


  • Export documents and what they do 

  • What are the key information requirements to be included

  • Terminology - many of the acronyms explained

  • Country of Origin 

Incoterms 2020 - Understand the Risk and Cost between a Buyer and Seller


  • Overview of Incoterms

  • What each terms means and how to use them

  • Risk, Cost and Obligations for each term

  • Common mis-understandings of Incoterms

Import Procedures - Ensuring compliance and efficiency

  • The import process and valuation methods

  • Importing under preference

  • Import documentation

  • Import duty relief schemes

Customs Declarations - Managing the data and process required

  • UK CDS declarations

  • Explanation of Data Elements

  • Checking customs entries

  • Record Keeping for HMRC Audits

Preferential Trade Agreements - Understand how to benefit and comply with the many trade agreements in place

  • Understand how trade agreements work 

  • Complying with the Rules of Origin

  • The requirements for Proof of Origin for beneficial import duties

  • Non-Originating Content v Regional Value Content

Overseas Market Development - Make sure you can be competitive and profitable in overseas markets

  • Market suitability

  • Landed Cost Analysis

  • Third party representation

  • Researching overseas markets

​All of the above are ideal for people who are new to exporting or wanting to refresh their understanding, with so many changes having taking place regularly.​​​

Design Your Own Course or Workshop

Courses and workshops are delivered either online via Zoom or at your premises. All you need to do is send us what you would like to achieve from the training and we will then design a course based on your requirements.


On completion of all of our courses delegates will receive:

  • Course Certificate

  • 6 Months free after course help desk support

  • Website Directory for online tools used during the course

  • Glossary of Terms

  • Copies of the Course Presentation

We are approved trainers for the British Chambers of Commerce, The Institute of Export, the European Bank of Regional Development and the United Nations Foundation. Please ask for references if required.

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