Training and development

Keep your staff engaged, motivated, and at peak performance with training and development through the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. With over 75 course titles across Business Management, Administration, Marketing, Sales, Communications, and Software Skills offered throughout the year, the Chamber training programme can develop the skills of your workforce and improve the overall performance and efficiency of your organisation.

We can affordably offer any of the courses found here on the website as in-house or bespoke training at a time, date, and location that is most convenient to your team and tailored to your specific needs.

See below for details of our upcoming courses. Please feel free to contact a member of our Training team for any specific training requirements you might have: training@lancschamber.co.ukTel: 01253 347063

Incoterms Essentials (BCC Accredited)

June 20, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make certain that all international trade parties clearly understand their responsibilities in performing trade under the given contract with this half-day international trade course on Incoterms. Eliminate potential inconsistencies in language by giving all parties the same definition of specific terms within your trade agreements and prevent unnecessary and costly delays and mistakes. Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Member: £149

Price: Members: £99 + vat, Affiliate members: £129 + vat, Non members: £149 + vat

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Introduction to Importing Procedures (BCC Accredited)

June 20, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Master the essentials of importing from the ground up and find good suppliers who offer what you want and at the right price with this half day intensive and practical importing training session. Ensure that goods are imported both cost-effectively, legally and suitably for all key people involved in importing, including purchasing, finance, and operations departments. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063- or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Customs Declaration Training

June 28, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Is your business ready for Brexit? Are you a customs agent? Or does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU? If so, you need to know how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the UK leaves the EU. NWLCC is launching new Customs Declarations Training designed to prepare businesses and trade professionals for the future of trade. Our training will highlight what you need to know to be able to accurately complete a simple customs declaration. Members: £280; Affiliates: £300; Non-Members: £350

Price: Members: £280; Affiliate: £300; Non-Member: £350

Contact: Chamber International Trade Team 01772706589or Email: export@lancschamber.co.uk

Export Documentation – Level 2 BCC Accredited

July 17, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Essential training on Export documentation so that Exporters can provide accurate information concerning all export consignments required for international trade. This morning course is designed for Export Staff involved in the administration of Export Issues and covers all relevant aspects of dealing with export documentation for both EU procedures and exports to overseas customers, while highlighting documentary requirements, as well as compliance with Customs requirements. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063- or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Customs Procedures & Documentation

July 17, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Ensure that your organisation imports and exports goods both cost-effectively and in full legal compliance with this one-day international trade course. This BCC-accredited session is suitable for both new and experienced international trade staff (including purchasing, finance, and operations departments) looking to save their organisation both time and money by staying up-to-date in their knowledge of customs procedures and documentation. Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Member: £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

How To Write Contracts, Terms and Conditions to Protect Your Business

July 18, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Terms and Conditions training for businesses to operate with confidence and assurance by legally protecting their organisation contractually. This half-day course is designed to develop sound practical skills in writing contracts and terms and conditions correctly to legally protect companies from unnecessary litigation and/or fines. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

Price: Members: £69; Affiliate Members £89; Non-Members £99

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

How To Use Agents & Distributors for International Trade

July 18, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Agents and Distributors training course for businesses looking to expand into foreign markets easier and in a more manageable way through the use of agents and distributors legally and practically. Learn the agreements needed to cover your organisation when working with agents, distributors or directly with customers in the foreign marketplace. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

Price: Members: £99; Affiliate: £129; Non-Members: £149

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Methods of Payment in International Trade

July 23, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Methods of payment in international trade course to allow importers & exporters to succeed in the global marketplace and win sales against overseas competition by offering your clients attractive sales terms supported by the appropriate payment methods. Identify those different methods of payment used in international trade, understand the necessary documentation, and comply with the requirements of each method of payment for international trade. Process smooth and trouble free international trade transactions every time! Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Letter of Credit Process for International Trade

July 23, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A half-day letter of credit process course to provide a step-by-step guide on how to deal with Documentary Letters of Credit – from receipt of order to successful presentation. Specific focus on a real case history of a Letter of Credit gives delegates the opportunity to increase their awareness and skills of the requirements involved with using letters of credit. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

Price: Members: £99; Affiliates £129; Non-members £149

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Authorised Economic Operator – AEO Certification Training

September 18, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status is more relevant than ever to International Trade business and it will continue to be relevant whatever happens when we exit the EU. It streamlines your customs process whether an importer or exporter. But how does it work? Who can apply? How do we get the most out of AEO status? These questions and more will be answered on this one-day AEO certification training course in Preston. Members: £169; Affiliates: £189; Non-Members: £199

Price: Members: £169; Affiliate: £189; Non-Member: £199

Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk