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BTEC Intermediate Award in Multimodal International Freight Procedures - Live

All our interactive training courses are delivered via Zoom and feature live trainers with over 25 years freight and customs experience.

This is a four-day course designed for anyone involved in any part of the freight process – forwarders, integrators, intermediaries, agents, shippers, carriers and operators in all modes, importers, exporters, distributors and logisticians. This is a Nationally recognised qualification which is accredited by Edexcel at BTEC Level 2. Successful candidates receive two certificates, one from Edexcel and one from BIFA.

Duration is 4 to 8 weeks commencing on the date shown.

All delegates will receive a workbook covering all modules, which are spread equally over the period including, work-based assignments and projects. Delegates must attend all confirmed dates.

Course Content:

  • Incoterms
  • Route and transport mode selection
  • Insurance
  • Key documentary requirements
  • Packing and marking
  • Modes and documentary requirements
  • International trade and payments
  • Documentation – its role in international movement
  • Physical cargo movement
  • Dangerous goods overview
  • Cargo booking procedures
  • The role of Customs
  • Goods classification
  • Customs regimes
  • Duty calculation for imports
  • Export procedures
  • Import procedures
  • Effect of the European Union on Customs procedures
  • Weight to volume comparison
  • Incoterms effect on costing
  • Tariff structures and consolidations / groupages
  • Freight calculations
  • Commodity rates and general tariffs
  • Detailing all the freight costs
  • Detailing the supply chain door-to-door documentation
  • Customer advice and options on mode selection
  • Service improvements – improving the supply chain

Course Dates:
A four-day course and attendance is required on all four dates.

Important Note:

Following completion of the course dates, an assessment will need to be undertaken to complete the qualification. The assessment will be a 90 minute Zoom session with dates to be agreed with the trainer at the end of the training.

Many courses are repeated during the year, to see a complete list of available dates for this course please visit the course description page for BTEC Intermediate Award in Multimodal International Freight Procedures - Live

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