This course is designed to take you to the next level with importing goods from overseas. You will achieve a in comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in international trade and customs compliance.

If you are a professional focused on the importation of products for your business, this course will enhance your expertise and confidence in navigating the importing field. You will have the opportunity to explore key elements, including the definition of international organisations, selecting partners and critical aspects of customs procedures.

This course is suited for the ambitious importers who would like to achieve proficient knowledge in import procedures and requirements. Optimise your business imports today and become fluent in the processes you need to follow.

This course is ideal for:

  • Import managers / administration
  • Procurement and purchasing
  • Legal & compliance
  • Customs compliance officer
  • International trade compliance officers / managers
  • Customs brokers

Learning outcomes

  • Achieve advanced understanding of the roles and functions of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and World Customs Organisation (WCO).

  • Develop skills in selecting and managing international business partners.

  • Have proficiency in navigating and applying Incoterms® for effective importing.

  • Master the three pillars of customs procedures: classification, valuation and origin.

  • Ability to effectively use the UK Global Tariff for tariff classifications.

  • Familiarity with customs special procedures and their application.

  • Understand the implications of the Union Customs Code within the European Union.

  • Insight into the benefits and requirements of the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status.

  • Have vigilant awareness of potential changes and trends in international trade and customs regulations.

Key information

  • Non-member price: £599.00 (exc. VAT)

  • Chartered Institute member price: £499.00 (exc. VAT) 

  • This course can be accessed at any time within the 90 days from purchase.

  • To provide you with the best learning experience, the Chartered Institute of Export & International Trade hosts its elearning courses on Canvas (Instructure).

  • On completion of your course you will earn a digital certificate