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BTEC Intermediate Award in Multimodal International Freight Procedures

Space available Date(s):  5 separate days (16/09/20, 30/09/20, 14/10/20, 04/11/20, 18/11/20)  at  09:30 AM
Venue:  Heathrow Area - Venue to be confirmed
Code:  MFT1         Cost - Members:  £1070     Non Members:  £1180

This is a five-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. The course encompasses five days attendance, spread equally over the period, including work-based assignments and projects.

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 five-day course 09:30 - 16:30 hours (attendance is required on all five dates)

Delegate Feedback

“I've put into practice what I've learnt, whilst still on the course”
“The course gives you more confidence when talking to customers”
“A brilliant trainer with great knowledge of the freight industry. He has made learning easy and enjoyable”
“Excellent course, great trainer, very engaging”
“The course has given me a comprehensive knowledge of the freight forwarding industry”
“This course has given me more in-depth knowledge about the freight industry. Yes, I've learnt a lot”

  • 100% of delegates would recommend this course to others
  • 100% of delegates said what they learnt on this course will help with their day-to-day work
  • 100% of delegates rated the course content as either very good or excellent
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

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