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Import & Export Customs Procedures

Updated 6-hour course  |  6 CPD hours

£329 +VAT per person

£329 +VAT
per person
£329 +VAT
per person

  • 29 & 30 November 2022
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Book
  • 22 & 23 February 2023
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Book
  • 10 & 11 May 2023
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Book
  • 15 & 16 November 2023
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Book

About our online courses

At UK Training we have taken a fresh approach to online training that we're sure you will enjoy. We've taken all the best features of the classroom and replicated them online meaning you'll get the same high quality training combined with the time and money savings that come with training online.

All our online training is visually engaging, highly interactive and informative ensuring your online experience will be just as rewarding as the classroom.

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About our online courses

At UK Training we have taken a fresh approach to online training that we're sure you will enjoy. We've taken all the best features of the classroom and replicated them online meaning you'll get the same high quality training combined with the time and money savings that come with training online.

All our online training is visually engaging, highly interactive and informative ensuring your online experience will be just as rewarding as the classroom.

Click here to view a sample of our online training

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Import & Export Customs Procedures

6-hour course

Course prices:

Classroom: £329 +VAT per person

Online: £329 +VAT per person

Course overview

**Note: This course has been fully updated in line with the new CDS procedures** 

The customs requirements when importing and exporting can be extremely complex. Although most organisations use a third party to assist them, it is still absolutely crucial that you understand the process and your own responsibilities.

This course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the customs procedures and offers practical tips to help you work seamlessly with your agents and forwarders to avoid costly problems and delays.

The course will cover the switch from CHIEF to CDS, customs declarations, customs documentation requirements, commodity codes, rules of origin, customs duties, taxes, reliefs, incoterms, supply chain risk and much more.

What will you learn?

This course is a complete guide and explains everything you need to know about:

  • Working with agents and freight forwarders
  • Commodity codes
  • Rules of origin
  • Customs Procedure Codes (CPCs)
  • The customs clearance process
  • Customs declarations - SAD/C88
  • Customs documentation - commercial invoices, bills of lading
  • Incoterms 2020®
  • Duty relief schemes
  • Customs special procedures
  • Insurance
  • Trade with Northern Ireland

Who should attend?

Whether you are involved in procurement, import/export administration, despatch and shipping, marketing, sourcing or customer services, you will benefit greatly from attending this course.

It is essential for anyone that previously only traded within the EU and now needs to understand the new procedures following Brexit.

Extra benefits

  • course pack containing the information presented on the day
  • certificate of attendance

Course presenters

  • David Hooper

    David is Managing Director of Hooper and Co International Trade Consultancy Ltd, a business which specialises in providing advice and consultancy to businesses involved in international trade with a particular focus on customs, logistics and the practical issues of doing trade internationally.

    He is also Director and founder of Independent Freight Solutions Ltd, a Midlands based freight forwarder and Customs Brokerage which is also an Authorised Economic Operator for Customs and Security. David has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a distinction from Aston University and a Degree in Politics, Economics and Philosophy.

    He is an experienced trainer having delivered training courses for the Department of International Trade and several Chambers of Commerce.

  • Helen Lilley

    Helen has worked for 25 years in International Trade, primarily as a Freight Forwarder in both sales and operational roles, delivering global supply chain solutions. She has delivered training for 15 years to freight forwarders and importers and exporters on numerous subjects, from Supply Chain Management to Incoterms and Customs Processes.

    Helen is a fully qualified trainer offering a variety of International Trade courses and is an approved Certified Instructor on behalf of the Department for Transport & Civil Aviation Authority to deliver Air Cargo Security Training in accordance with the National Aviation Security Policy.

Course dates

Online course dates

  • 29 & 30 November 2022 | 9:30am-12:30pm Book
  • 22 & 23 February 2023 | 2:00pm-5:00pm Book
  • 10 & 11 May 2023 | 2:00pm-5:00pm Book
  • 15 & 16 November 2023 | 9:30am-12:30pm Book