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 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

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for International Trade

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

Your intellectual property belongs to no one but you and this course will show you how to keep it that way! Develop sound practical skills that can be applied to the IPR of your organisation from a legal expert who represents and advises businesses across Lancashire on the very subject of IPR and copyright. This morning course will precede the Third Party Contracts course as part of a back-to-back offering.

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

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

Introduction to Exporting: Level 2

October 1, 2019 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; Affiliate: £189; Non-Member: £199

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

Introduction To Importing Procedures (BCC Accredited)

October 3, 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

Incoterms Essentials (BCC Accredited)

October 3, 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 Incoterms training course. 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

Post-Brexit Procedures for International Trade

October 9, 2019 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 post Brexit Procedures 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

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

Preference Rules of Origin (BCC Accredited)

October 9, 2019 from 9:30 am 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

Customs Declaration Training

October 11, 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

October 15, 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 347063or Email: Training@Lancschamber.co.uk

Customs Procedures – International Trade

October 15, 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: £159

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