Documentary Letters of Credit & Methods of Payment (BCC Accredited)

Jul 22, 2022

Date: 15th of September 2022

Time: 9:30-16:30

Where: online


This course covers the eight main types of Letters of Credit used in international trade from advance payment, including Sight Documentary Collection, Documentary Letters of Credit. It includes the use of Bills of Exchange with and without documents.


Over 75% of first presentations to banks against Documentary Letters of Credit are rejected, resulting in delayed payments to exporters, additional costs, and breached delivery deadlines.

This course is suitable for all staff who need to have a clear understanding of the procedures required to ensure payments for goods sold on documentary credit terms. Knowledge and understanding are reinforced through the use of exercises, tips on
getting the credit you want and working examples of documentary credits.


Course Contents:

• What is a Letter of Credit?
• The eight main types of Letters of Credit
• Letter of Credit administration and procedure
• Types and levels of security
• Letters of Credit costs, Letter of Credit content – getting the credit you want
• Examination of documents required for presentation
• What can go wrong?
• Top tips for success every time UCP600/ISBP
• Sources of help and advice

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for personnel who administer the documentation, sales, purchasing, despatch, logistics, Freight Forwarders and companies embarking into the export world. This is also an excellent refresher for those already working with Letters of Credit and for those going into new territories. Essential learning for accounts, export and sales teams.

This course is accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce and delegates will receive one credit towards the Foundation Award in International Trade. You will need to achieve 6 credits to be awarded with the Foundation Award, a nationally recognised qualification. For more details on any of the above please email Export .

Payment Terms

Please note payment must be made in full before the course.

Individual half day course cost is £250 + VAT for Chamber members and £330 + VAT for non-members.

A discount can be offered when booking 6 or more modules or booking 3 or more delegates on the same course.

Cancellation Terms

In case you are no longer able to attend this training course, please note you must cancel your place at least 5 working days before the course. The cancellation must be in writing and sent to Export indicating the name of the course you are cancelling for and delegate(s) details. If a booking is not cancelled and the delegate does not attend, full event costs will still apply.

Book your place now

Add up to 10 delegates from within your business on separate lines in the following format: Full name - Email address
• Advance payment is required - VAT invoice will be issued. (Pro-forma invoices provided on request)
• All full-day in house courses include a light lunch and refreshments, (Please specify any dietary requirements). • In the event of cancellation, 10 working days’ notice is required. Regrettably refunds cannot be issued after this time. In case where event was booked within last 10 days prior the course taking place, no refund will be issued, however our training team is flexible and we do understand exceptional circumstances do happen. In this case, please speak to our export team for possibility of re-booking for alternative date. Additional re-scheduling fee applies of £40+ VAT • A discount is available for 3 or more delegates booked for the same course • Courses require a minimum of four delegates to take place. To complete the BCC Foundation Award in International Trade, delegates must complete 6 modules together with assessment sheets for each courses. to receive their Diploma.
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