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Elearning: Advanced Importing

Time limit: 90 days

£599 Enrol

Full course description

What will you learn from this course?

This course is designed to take you to the next level with importing goods from overseas. You will achieve a in comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in international trade and customs compliance.

If you are a professional focused on the importation of products for your business, this course will enhance your expertise and confidence in navigating the importing field. You will have the opportunity to explore key elements, including the definition of international organisations, selecting partners and critical aspects of customs procedures.

After completing the Elearning: Advanced Importing course, you will be able to:

-      Achieve advanced understanding of the roles and functions of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and World Customs Organisation (WCO).

-      Develop skills in selecting and managing international business partners.

-      Have proficiency in navigating and applying Incoterms® for effective importing.

-      Master the three pillars of customs procedures: classification, valuation and origin.

-      Ability to effectively use the UK Global Tariff for tariff classifications.

-      Familiarity with customs special procedures and their application.

-       Understand the implications of the Union Customs Code within the European Union.

-      Insight into the benefits and requirements of the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status.

-      Have vigilant awareness of potential changes and trends in international trade and customs regulations



IOE&IT Non-Member Price: £599.00.

*Please note, all prices are exclusive of VAT.



How will this course support your business?

Importing can be a complex process and businesses must ensure that remain compliant and efficient throughout the custom processes and regulations.

If you are importing goods from overseas territories, it is vital that you know how to identify and maintain effective partner relationships and navigate the import processes.

Completing this elearning course will give you all the skills you need to import products successfully and with full compliance.


Course structure

    • Overview
    • Roles of WTO and WCO
    • Selecting partners
    • Incoterms overview
    • Customs Declaration Service
    • Three pillars of customs
    • UK Global Tariff
    • Customs special procedures
    • Union customs code
    • AEO overview
    • A look ahead
    • Feedback

Key information

To provide you with the best learning experience, the Institute of Export & International Trade hosts its elearning courses on Canvas (Instructure). When you book this course, you will be redirected to the Canvas website where you will be able to complete your purchase and get instant access to your learning materials.


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