rachel@cieservices.co.uk
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I’m delighted to offer a range of training courses hosted locally, or which can be held at your offices. See the options below for details.

Importing for Beginners

A stepping stone on your way to becoming an importer.

Exporting for Beginners

Find your way to becoming an exporter with this course designed for beginners.

International Trade – Understanding Customs Compliance, Paperwork and Procedures

International Trade – The Tariff, Commodity Codes and Classifying Your Goods

Importing for Beginners

Who is the course for?

This course is for business owners or employees who are looking to expand their knowledge of importing goods into the UK. It would help with a change of career or even a change of buying strategy in a business which doesn’t currently import goods.

What will it include?

This course is designed to give you an introduction to the complex world of imports, It will help you to understand considerations around sourcing your products, shipping terms, costs – both hidden and landed as well as customs requirements and procedures.

We will cover: 

  • EORI
  • Sourcing and Costs
  • Supply Chain and Modes of Transport
  • Incoterms – Overview of the 11 terms
  • Using a Freight Forwarder
  • The Tariff
  • Origin, FTA’s and Preference
  • Paperwork – Documentation
  • Valuation of Goods
  • CHIEF & CDS
  • SAD – C88
  • CPC Codes
  • Union (Customs) Transit
  • Calculating Duty and VAT and How to Pay Them
  • Customs Comprehensive Guarantee
  • Customs Special Procedures and Duty Relief Schemes
  • BREXIT
  • Sources of Information and Help

When is the course next available?

I have spaces available on my Nottingham Course on Wednesday the 20th of May starting at only £224.99 for the full day.

Alternatively book all 4 courses for a reduced rate of only £749.99! 

Whether you work in buying, accounts, shipping, international trade administration or are new to the working environment, this course will help to increase your awareness of what is a complicated process. 

I look forward to meeting you on my next course, but if you require additional information please contact me, Rachel, and I will do my utmost to help.

 

 

Exporting for beginners

Who is this course for?

Are you ready to take your product to a wider market? Maybe you are looking to change career? Or, maybe, you want to try something different?

Then this is the course for you!

This one-day course is designed to give you the basic knowledge and understanding of how to export goods to your customers outside of the UK. It will help you understand potential markets, consider different cultures, costs – hidden and landed, how to assess risks, transportation including shipping terms, customs compliance and helping you understand the process from start to finish.

The course includes materials, Q&A time and of course I’ll keep you fed and watered.

What we will cover:

  • Looking for customers
  • Trading with the rest of the World
  • Incoterms – Overview of the 11 terms
  • The Tariff and commodity codes
  • Origin, Free Trade Agreements, Preference and Non-Preference
  • Paperwork
  • Supply Chain
  • ECS – Export Control System
  • EAD – Export Accompanying Document
  • Customs Procedures
  • Licences
  • Arrival at Destination
  • Compliance
  • What to Keep & Systems
  • EORI
  • AEO
  • Sources of Information

When is the course next available?

I have spaces available on my Nottingham Course on Wednesday the 6th of May starting at only £224.99 for the full day.

Alternatively book all 4 courses for a reduced rate of only £749.99! 

Whether you work in buying, accounts, shipping, international trade administration or are new to the working environment, this course will help to increase your awareness of what can be a complicated process.

I look forward to meeting you on my next course, but if you require additional information please contact me, Rachel, and I will do my utmost to help.

If you are a business and would like me to visit your premises to delivery this course to your team, please contact me directly to discuss your requirements.

International Trade – Understanding Customs Compliance, Paperwork and Procedures

Who is this course for?

This course is designed to help you and/or your business to understand the customs requirements for importing and exporting goods to and from the UK.

Why is this important?

Because YOU are responsible for the information sent to HMRC and getting it wrong, may result in you being fined, having goods confiscated and in some cases, facing the possibility of imprisonment.

So, let me help you understand the information, documents and processes you need to know, to operate legally and confidently when you are operating worldwide.

We will cover:

  • Origin and rules, what you need to know
  • The Tariff and commodity codes
  • Trading with the EU now and after BREXIT
  • COMPLIANCE across all areas of the customs process
  • HMRC – What they do, why they do it and the procedures you need to know to get it right
  • Paperwork:
    • Commercial Invoices
    • Certificate of Origin – Preference and Non-Preference
    • GSP Certificates
    • Licences
    • Much more to be discussed on the day
  • Valuation – the 6 methods and when to use them and how to calculate your Duty and VAT liability
  • Customs Schemes – How to reduce or defer your tax liability
  • Single Administrative Document (SAD) C88 – What is it? What does it do? What information is required to complete it?
  • Customs Procedure Codes – How they help keep track of your goods and why they are required
  • Sources of information

When is the course next available?

I have spaces available on my Nottingham Course on Wednesday the 3rd of June starting at only £224.99 for the full day.

Alternatively book all 4 courses for a reduced rate of only £749.99! 

Whether you work in buying, accounts, shipping, international trade administration or are new to the working environment, this course will help to increase your awareness of what can be a complicated process.

I look forward to meeting you on my next course, but if you require additional information please contact me, Rachel, and I will do my utmost to help.

If you are a business and would like me to visit your premises to delivery this course to your team, please contact me directly to discuss your requirements.

International Trade – The Tariff, Commodity Codes and Classifying Your Goods

Who is this course for?

What is one of the most essential elements of importing and/or exporting your goods? Correctly Classifying them.

The aim of this one-day course is to help you understand the processes required to identify the correct commodity code for your product and when and where to use it

Why do we classify products?

  • So customs know what goods you are moving worldwide
  • To calculate the amount of duty and VAT that is payable
  • Utilise them to reduce your tax liabilities
  • Your export customers can import their goods accurately
  • To help Governments and Trade Bodies with statistical and trend information
  • To ensure you have the correct paperwork to import/export your goods legally and confidently
  • To ensure your goods clear customs and quickly and efficiently as possible

These are just some of the reasons you need to understand how to classify your goods.

What we will cover:

  • What is the Tariff
  • The structure and layout
  • How to navigate and find the correct commodity code
  • Additional Codes:
    • Excise Goods
    • Common Agricultural Products (CAP) Goods
    • Anti-Dumping Duty
  • GIRs – General Rules of Interpretation
  • BTI – Binding Tariff Information – What it is, when to apply and its uses
  • Kits, Parts and Accessories
  • Rules of Origin
    • Preference
    • Non-Preference
  • Documentation including:
    • Licences
    • GSP Certificates
    • Certificates of Origin
  • Compliance
  • Sources of information

When is the course next available?

I have spaces available on my Nottingham Course on Wednesday the 17th of June starting at only £224.99 for the full day.

Alternatively book all 4 courses for a reduced rate of only £749.99! 

Whether you work in buying, accounts, shipping, international trade administration or are new to the working environment, this course will help to increase your awareness of what can be a complicated process.

I look forward to meeting you on my next course, but if you require additional information please contact me, Rachel, and I will do my utmost to help.

If you are a business and would like me to visit your premises to deliver this course to your team, please contact me directly to discuss your requirements.

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