Understanding Export & Export Documentation (BCC)

About the course

This course would follow the Beginners Practical Guide to Exporting. We recommend this course for those with basic international trade knowledge and are new to their role or those who never obtained formal qualifications or training.The course outlines the end-to-end export process, taking a detailed look at export documentation requirements and shipping using freight forwarders and couriers.

This training counts as 2 credits towards the BCC Foundation Award in International Trade.


What we will cover

Review and discuss the process from enquiry to dispatch including:

  • ·Receive the enquiry – considerations
  • Transport options
  • Incoterms
  • Insurance
  • Methods of payment and the risk ladder
  • The goods – commodity codes
  • Export controls and licence requirements
  • Origin of the goods – Non-Preference and Preference
  • Documentation and costs


Order acknowledgement / pro forma Invoice

Packing – guidelines and rules

Generating the shipping documents to include

  • Invoices
  • Packing lists

Move the goods

  • Booking considerations
  • Courier shipments
  • Freight forwarders and their responsibilities
  • Export declarations
  • Contracts of carriage /transport documentation

Proof of export

General good business practice


Duration – The course will run as a day session starting at 9:30am with morning and afternoon breaks and 45 minutes for lunch

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