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Two Day Export Masterclass

Export Training Course Description:

This two day advanced export training course is designed for those with some previous training or experience in exporting. The course will consider in greater depth many of the aspects of the exporting process covered on the Introduction to Export Operations and Exporting - Understanding The Paperwork training courses.

The course will look at current international developments and their implications for exporters. It considers the challenges that these developments represent with a view to establishing best practice and compliance with customs and legal requirements.

This course may qualify for grant funding available to UK companies. Please see https://www.customsintermediarygrant.co.uk

Export Masterclass Course Content:


Export Background
What is an Export?
Current Economic Circumstances

International Trade Controls

Export Control Acts/Orders
Sanctions and Embargoes


Industrial/Intellectual Property

International Logistics

Modes and Choice of Transport
Costing for Carriage
Dangerous Goods Overview
Th  Role of The Freight Forwarder
Criteria for Selection

Risk and Cost Evaluation

The Export Enquiry
Costing Exercise
Sources of Information
International Supply Contracts
Quotations and Purchase Orders
Country Law
Bonds and Guarantees

Terms of Delivery

Historical Context
Role and functions of The Incoterms® Rules
Examination of The Incoterms® Rules 2010

Cargo Insurance

Open and Forwarders Cover
Cargo Clauses Limits of Cover Contingency Insurance

Destination Requirements

Buyer Requirements
Official Requirements
Cultural Awareness

International Security

Security Initiatives
Union Customs Code
Authorised Economic Operators

Revenue and Customs

Customs Requirements
Tariff Classification
Archiving and Storing
Proof of Export


Invoices and Packing Lists
Consignment Documentation
Origin and Preference
EC Requirements
Export Declarations

Methods of Payment

Risk Assessment   
Open Account Trading
Bills of Exchange
Documentary Letters of Credit
Types of Credit
Bonds and Guarantees


Two days (approximately 6 hours training time per day)

Who Should Attend?

Management, operational and administrative staff involved in sales, shipping, accounts and customer services. Delegates with commercial experience but limited shipping expertise would also greatly benefit.

Training Methods:

The trainer will use oral and visual presentation, reference to real examples and use participatory exercises to illustrate course content. The delegates will receive a copy of the presentation and a workbook for future reference

Cost and Availability

For public course fees and schedule please see listings on course schedule page. We would be pleased to quote for in company delivery. Please contact us for a quotation
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