Training and development

Training and development is not only key to keeping your staff motivated, but also essential to improving your overall business efficiency.  At North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce we offer a comprehensive support package to develop the skills of your workforce and improve the overall performance of your business.

We offer a year round calendar of popular training course and can also offer bespoke courses, tailored to your specific needs.

See below for details of our upcoming courses and if you have any specific training requirements please contact us.

How To Use Agents & Distributors for International Trade

November 23, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Expand into foreign markets easier and in a more manageable way by learning how to use agents and distributors legally and practically with this half-day course. Learn about the agreements needed to cover your organisation when working with agents, distributors and even directly with customers in the foreign marketplace. Take advantage of the expertise of Forbes Solicitors’ John Pickervance as he takes you through Making Use of Agents and Distributors for International Trade. Members £69; Affiliates £89; Non-Members £99

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Customs Procedures & Documentation

November 28, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Training course to ensure that international trade organisations import and export their goods both cost-effectively and in full legal compliance. This course is suitable for people new to international business and experienced companies who may want to refresh their knowledge., including purchasing, finance and operations departments.

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Incoterms – Level 2 – BCC Accredited

November 28, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ensure that all international trade parties clearly understand their responsibilities in performing trade under the given contract with this half-day course on Incoterms. In just one morning of training you will eliminate potential inconsistencies in language by giving all parties the same definition of specific terms within your trade agreements.

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Preference Rules of Origin – Level 2 BCC Accredited

December 4, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Preference Rules of Origin, although complex, are essential to understand as the country in which a product is made can affect the import duty that is applicable – something which can impact upon both importer and exporter. This course will ensure that your team knows the rules which govern origin thereby ensuring that your goods are not detained nor delayed at Customs borders due to incorrect declaration of origin.

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Export Documentation – Level 2 BCC Accredited

December 4, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 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.

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Introduction To Exporting – Level 2

February 19, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Whether you are looking to develop a member of staff in the intricacies of Exporting procedures and language or you are considering export for the first time, this course is perfect for your international trade team as it provides training for local businesses across all sectors and sizes to take the first step and make new sales overseas while avoiding costly mistakes due to incorrect information and approaches to exporting.

Price: Members £199 + vat Affiliate members £249 + vat Non members £299 + vat

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Brexit Readiness for International Trade

February 26, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Prepare for changes in export documentation and to new competitiveness of products, when Brexit emerges. This course explains the impact from different perspectives and how this will affect UK companies. Start planning now and put a strategy in place to adapt to any changes with this half-day course. Price: 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

Import Procedures – Level 2 BCC Accredited

February 26, 2019 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Expand your supply chain here in the UK by bringing in goods from overseas legally and more cost effectively with the tools and techniques provided on this BCC accredited half-day course. Import Procedures Level 2 training is suitable for all key people involved in importing, including business owners, managers, purchasing, procurement, finance, and operations departments.

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

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Customs Procedures & Documentation

March 28, 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 Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063

Incoterms – Level 2 – BCC Accredited

March 28, 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; Affiliates: £129; Non-Members: £149

Contact: Chamber Training Team Email: training@lancschamber.co.uk; Or by telephone 01253 347063