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Introduction to Export Licensing Controls
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Please note, due to COVID-19 some course dates are being offered through a virtual classroom

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This course looks at the very important area of Export Controls on goods leaving the United Kingdom. It covers the export of both military and dual-use goods plus software and technology.

In this course the procedures for getting a licence and the different types will be explained. Also, what the categories for licences are and the compliance with shipments to different export regions.

As in all our courses, there will be plenty of Q&A sessions and references to sources of information.

This Course is one of six courses that count toward our Level 4 Customs Practitioner Award


Learning outcomes

  • What are Dual-Use goods?
  • Military goods 
  • What is an Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)?
  • How to Check for an Export Licence
  • Open General Export Licence (OGEL)
  • Single Individual Export Licence (SIEL)
  • Open Individual Export Licence (OIEL)
  • EU General Export Authorisations (EUGEAs)
  • End user undertakings
  • Export licences controls
  • Explanation of dual-use and military goods 
    - ITAR & EAR
  • Exporter Responsibilities
  • Export Control Organisation (ECO) 
  • Correct declarations 
  • Overview of SPIRE

Who should attend

The departments within a business that this course would apply to are:

  • Customer Services
  • Shipping
  • Purchasing
  • Accounts and Finance
  • Logistics
  • Production
  • Marketing
  • Technical Support
  • Quality and Standards
  • Distribution
  • Legal

The Presenter

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Member price - £299 + VAT

Non-member price - £399 + VAT


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This course is CPD certified - 10 points


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Dates and locations

Please note, due to COVID-19 some course dates are being offered through a virtual classroom


Call 01733 404400 to book


Start date

End date


 30/09/2020  30/09/2020  Virtual Classroom
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Related courses:

Intro to Exporting
US & UK Export Controls: A Basic Understanding
Introduction to Exporting AEO Training