Understanding Tariff Codes (BCC Accredited)

Jul 22, 2022

Date: 15th of September 2022

Time: 9:30-12:30

Where: online


The course will highlight commercial implications of the correct use of the Tariff/Commodity code and why it is so important to have a good understanding of them, which will help towards successful and efficient global business.

Key learning objectives:

  • Explanation and importance of the Tariff
  • How a Tariff/Commodity code is made up
  • Determining the correct code for your products
    • Using the General Interpretive Rules (GIR)
    • Advanced Tariff Ruling
  • The export process and customs information requirements
    • Shipments to the EU
    • Commodity code declarations into CHIEF and CDS
  • Tariff and Trade Agreements
    • The Rules of Origin and how to comply and benefit from them
    • EUR1 compliance
    • BREXIT Impact
  • Tariff and Export Licences
  • Landed cost analysis
    • How to work out the costs of your products in export markets
    • Checking overseas tariffs for import compliance and competitiveness
  • Sources of information

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.

Training notes will be provided.

This course is designed for

People who may be new to exporting plus experienced business people who may need to keep up with industry updates.

More info on the trainer:

Jeff Lewis MBA BSc MIEx

Jeff Lewis has worked at all levels of business across a wide range of industries within the UK and International Sales arena. In 2009, Jeff became Managing Director of Resultz Ltd., who are Approved International Trainers and Advisors to the Institute of Export, Chambers of Commerce, plus other independent training organisations delivering public and in-house courses on all aspects of international trade.

Payment Terms

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

Individual half day course cost is £185 + VAT for Chamber members and £230 + 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 7 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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