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

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Training

January 17, 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 training course in Preston.

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

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

Introduction To Exporting (BCC Accredited)

February 27, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Master the intricacies of Exporting procedures and language to find and develop new markets for products with the course Introduction to Exporting. Learn the requirements for documentation, an overview of country of origin, Incoterms and more in a single day of training. Members £169; Affiliates £189; Non-Members £199.

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

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

Preference Rules of Origin (BCC Accredited)

March 6, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 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

Brexit Readiness for International Trade

March 6, 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

Incoterms Essentials (BCC Accredited)

March 7, 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 01253 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Introduction To Importing Procedures (BCC Accredited)

March 7, 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 3347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Export Documentation – Level 2 BCC Accredited

March 19, 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

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

March 19, 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: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

How To Use Agents and Distributors for International Trade

March 19, 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: £69; Affiliate: £89; Non-Members: £99

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

Customs Procedures & Documentation

March 19, 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