Essex Chambers Trade Expert Training – NEW for 2022


We know how tough the last two years have been for businesses. International Trade has been difficult especially to and from the EU; with both the global pandemic, BREXIT and the shipping crisis. Through our engagement with Essex businesses, we know what support and guidance you need to continue to trade not only successfully but also compliantly and economically.

Our 2022 Trade Expert Training programme offers international trade training to suit every experience level and also every budget!

Virtual, half day British Chamber of Commerce Accredited Training

We are expanding the number of British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Accredited Training courses for 2022. Our Trade Expert training programme will now deliver 10 courses.

The courses are suitable for both experienced and those with no previous knowledge of international trading and form an import and export curriculum. Equipping businesses and individuals with an overview of the essential skills needed to trade internationally successfully

At the end of each course there is a short assessment paper to demonstrate knowledge of the subject, which is then marked by an external assessor. If a ‘Pass’ or ‘Merit’ is achieved the candidate will receive a BCC Certificate in International Trade for the specific topic. Individuals completing six or more courses with a pass or merit will be awarded the BCC Foundation Award in International Trade.

Each course runs virtually for half a day, giving staff the flexibility needed in a busy office. Prices start from only £150.

The full list of courses are as follows;

  1. Understanding Exporting
  2. Import Procedures
  3. Incoterms
  4. Customs Procedures and Documentation
  5. Export Documentation
  6. Preference Rules of Origin
  7. Methods of Payment
  8. Documentary Letters of Credit
  9. Agents and Distributors –
  10. Inward and Outward Processing

Physical, full day Premium Trade Training

We are so pleased to be planning the return of face to face, physical training* and we have upgraded our already successful full day courses.

These premium courses are designed to complement the BCC accredited training by providing businesses with much more intense and in-depth detail on the processes and documentation needed. The courses are based on HMRC compliant content to enable your business to trade as efficiently and cost affectively as possible.

Attendees will be able to bring along working example documents. The live examples will assist in understanding how the processes will work in their business. Attendees can also submit questions in advance that can be discussed during the training course ensuring that specific issues are covered.   

The full list of courses are as follows;

  1. Export Procedures and Documentation
  2. Finance Options focusing on Letters of Credit
  3. Import Procedures and Documentation
  4. CSP focusing on IP & OP
  5. Tariff Classification
  6. Rules of Origin
  7. Export Licence Controls

Jane Rose, Head of International Trade commented “We know that face to face training is invaluable as businesses get to engage with one another. The trainer is also able to adjust the pace to suit the attendees in the room. Our premises are COVID Risk Assessed and all guidelines will be followed on the day of training.” 

Visit our Events Calendar to find about more about our courses and to book your place!

Spaces are limited, book now to avoid disappointment.

*All of our physical training courses will be delivered following the Government COVID-19 guidance and will have a maximum of 8 attendees plus trainers in a large, ventilated training room.  The safety of our trainers and attendees is of the utmost importance to us and training will be converted online if necessary.

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