Training and Development

**Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 Virus all training for the Chamber will be carried via live ZOOM training until late May. Visit this ZOOM TUTORIAL link for a quick 3-step tutorial for accessing and using Zoom for training sessions**

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

Authorised Economic Operator – AEO Certification Training

April 21, 2020 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

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Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Introduction to Exporting Level 2 (BCC Accredited)

April 23, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Develop your team in the intricacies of Exporting procedures even if considering export for the first time. This course provides training for businesses make new sales overseas while avoiding costly mistakes due to incorrect information and approaches to exporting. Learn the requirements for documentation, an overview of country of origin, Incoterms and more in a single day of training. Members: £169; Affiliate £189; Non-Member £199

Price: Members: £169 + vat, Affiliate members: £189 + vat, Non members: £199 + vat

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Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Preference Rules of Origin (BCC Accredited)

May 6, 2020 from 9:30 pm to 12:30 pm

Ensure that your team knows the rules which govern international trade origin and ensure that your goods are not detained nor delayed at Customs borders due to incorrect declaration of origin with this BCC Accredited Preference Rules of Origin Training Course. Demystify the complex Preference Rules of Origin and gain an essential understanding of applicable import duties on the countries where your imported products are made - training which can benefit both importer and exporter. 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

Post-Brexit Procedures for Import & Export

May 6, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Adapt to changes in export documentation and an all-new competitiveness of products, in the new Brexit era as this Brexit Preparedness training course will explain the impact from different perspectives and how this affects UK companies. Learn strategies to thrive in light of the new changes. Members £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members: £149

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

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Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Incoterms Essentials (BCC Accredited)

June 11, 2020 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

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Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Introduction to Import Procedures (BCC Accredited)

June 11, 2020 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

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Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Import Export Training: Using Agents & Distributors

June 30, 2020 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 £99; Affiliates £129; Non-Members £149

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

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Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Company Protection Essentials – Terms & Conditions & Intellectual Property

June 30, 2020 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 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Export Documentation – Level 2 BCC Accredited

July 9, 2020 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

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Contact: Chamber Training Team 01253 347063 or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Customs Procedures & Documentation

July 9, 2020 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