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19 Nov 2020

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Understanding Export Documentation



Event Time: 09:00 - 13:00

Event Theme: International Trade

Price: Member Rate: £200.00 +VAT | Non Member Rate: £250.00 +VAT |

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Upskill your team's knowledge with Subsidised , fully Accredited Training from Surrey Chambers of Commerce.

With the increase requirements of documentation for movement of goods between the UK and the EU as well as the the ROW, it is important that your documentation is correct and meets international standards. 

The Understanding Export Documentation* course explains the different types of export documentation, why they are required and re-enforces that missing or inaccurate documents leads to costly delays and increased risks. Understanding the regulations and related compliance is essential to operating an effective and compliant export documentation process.
This course is most suitable for all those involved in the export process including peripheral support functions. There will be ample opportunity for Q & A.   

This is organised in a virtual package comprising of a live webinar.

Delegates: This course is most suitable for new exporters or people working in export but who have never received official training.
The departments within a business that this course would apply to are:

  • Senior management and directors with oversight responsibilities
  • Customer Services
  • Export Administration
  • Shipping and Distribution
  • Export Sales
  • Logistics

Grant funding: Eligible for £50 million HMRC training funding (www.customsintermediarygrant.co.uk)   
Course pre-requisites: none. 
Course content is based on the following topics:

  • The role and responsibilities of the export administrator
  • Content requirements for documents
  • Tariff codes
  • Proving origin
  • Certificates of origin
  • Preference documentation
  • Licensing requirements
  • Pre- Inspection certificates
  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing lists
  • Proof of export documentation
  • Customs compliance requirements
  • Dealing with customs brokers and freight forwarders
  • Ongoing help and support from Surrey Chambers

Assessment: Optional formal exam can be taken to work towards a BCC 'Foundation in International Trade' award

Individual Course (price per delegate)

Accredited Chamber members £200 + VAT | Non-members £250 + VAT

Training Package 1 (price per delegate)

ALL 9 Training Courses
Accredited Chamber members £1350 + VAT | Non-members £1800 + VAT

Training Package 2 (price per delegate)

 4 of the 9 available Training Courses
Accredited Chamber members £700 + VAT | Non-members £900 + VAT

If you wish to book either of the Training Packages, please download and complete the Booking form here and return to export@surrey-chambers.co.uk 

About the Trainer

The course is being delivered by Linda Bazant, Barrister and Transition Consultant who specialises in advising clients on how to prepare UK businesses for the global stage post-transition.
She continues to help organisations to develop their internal processes to successfully handle the UK transition process.
She is a member of Gray's Inn, the Bar Association of Commerce and Finance in Industry and The Institute of Export and International Trade.



09:00 - 13:00 (GMT)  by Surrey Chambers

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