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This course will consider the basic procedures, terminology and documentation involved in importing. It will give an overview of the entire importing process including supplier selection, evaluation of risks, supply chain, terms of delivery, methods of payment, selection of clearing agent, duty and excise and the role of UK customs.

The course will explore:

  • CPC Codes – A brief explanation of what they are
  • SAD C88 Form – An overview
  • CHIEF and the new CDS system
  • Checking Customs Entries
  • Being prepared for HMRC audits
  • Import Duties and VAT
  • Import Landed Cost Calculation
  • Valuation Methods for Imports
  • Tariff codes
  • The Harmonised System
  • Duty Relief Schemes
  • Customs Warehousing
  • Inward Processing Relief

Who should attend? This course is suitable for companies new to importing as well as experienced companies who may want to refresh and update their knowledge. The course is especially beneficial for people working in Customer Services, Shipping, Purchasing, Accounts and Finance, Import Administration, Logistics, Production Planning, Technical Support, Quality and Standards. Repairs and Distribution.

Key information

  • Course duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Member price: £100+VAT
  • Non-member price: £150+VAT
  • Certificate of Completion: on completion of your course you will earn a digital certificate.