International Trade Courses

The Chamber offer regular training courses to provide the knowledge to assist with your international trade activities and focus on improving the skills and competences of employees who complete trade documentation within their role. Our courses are delivered via zoom by Chamber member Export Unlocked. Following each course you receive the course slides to build up a toolkit of reference information.

Some of our courses are BCC accredited – by completing and passing six of these courses you will receive the nationally-recognised Foundation Award in International Trade.
Accredited courses:  Understanding Exporting, Understanding Importing, Customs Procedures and Documentation, Incoterms 2020, Understanding Rules of Origin, Letters of Credit, Understanding Commodity Codes and Inward and Outward Processing.

Courses can also be tailored to meet your company’s specific requirements. For more information about a bespoke course for your company, which can be delivered remotely or in person, please contact us on 01223 237414.

To find out more about any of the training courses listed below, or to book a course, please contact the International Trade Team at the Chamber on 01223 237414.


Online Health & Safety Training

The Chamber offers a wide range of online Health & Safety training courses, ranging from health & safety inductions and manual handling to more specialised courses designed for hospitals, care homes, education providers and retailers.

Full details can be found at

To find out more please contact Bren Coleman on 01223 209811 or email


Step by Step Understanding a Customs Declaration

This training course will highlight what you need to know to complete customs declarations accurately…


Understanding Rules of Origin

This course will explain all aspects of the Rules of Origin and Trade Agreements and…


Understanding Logistics

Logistics refers to the overall process of managing how resources are acquired, stored, and transported…


Import / Export Diagnostics Workshop

This workshop shows companies how to look at their SOPS and compliance, going through key…


Understanding Exporting

International markets offer huge opportunities for UK businesses. Finding and developing new markets for products…


Bitesize workshop: Export Strategy

We will discuss the importance of Export Strategy, new or old. Building new international markets…


Understanding Importing

International markets offer huge opportunities for UK businesses. Finding and developing new markets for products…


Bitesize workshop: Export Marketing

Find out how to market your products and services overseas. • Understanding how countries adopt…


Understanding Commodity Codes

A commodity code is a sequence of numbers made up of six, eight or 10…


Customs Procedures and Documentation

The course looks at the procedures required to deal with customs and the information that…

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