Certificate in International Trade

Start date: 19 May 2020

Duration: 6 Days over 10 weeks

Location: Irish Management Institute, Sandyford Road, Balally, Dublin 16 OR Online!

Certificate: Certificate in International Trade awarded by the Irish Exporters Association

Cost: €2800 (Non-subsidised price €3500)

Course code: 4433

Programme overview


The Certificate in International Trade awarded by the Irish Exporters Association was launched in 2019. It is the only course of its kind in Ireland to unite the practical and operational aspects of international trading. The Certificate is not academic, it aims to promote practical on the job learning, to meet the growing skillset required for anyone working in international trade operations and regulations and to understand the key issues affecting the industry.

Course Modules over 6 Days

Module 1: Incoterms & International Contracts
Tuesday 19th May

Module 2: Import Export Documentation & Procedures
Tuesday 2nd June

Module 3: Customs Regulations
Tuesday 16th June

Module 4: Tariff Codes & Classification
Tuesday 30th June

Module 5: Valuation and Origin
Tuesday 14th July

Module 6: Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)
Tuesday 28th July

Who Is This Course For?

  • Exporting and importing companies who wish to increase their knowledge and become more efficient in the evolving world of international trade
  • Ambitious professionals and managers responsible for driving international trade and mitigate risk
  • Anyone involved in trade and investment, finance, supply chain operations and compliance

Course Content

  1. The export/import procedures for Irish and international markets.
  2. An understanding of the regulatory and non-regulatory documentation required for international trading to and from Ireland using the various modes of transport.
  3. In-depth knowledge and ability to apply their experience across the 6 modules covered in year 1: Import/Export Documentation & Procedures, Customs Regulations, Tariff Codes & Classification, Valuation & Origin, Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) and Incoterms and International Contracts. Options to progress to advanced level (Year 2) followed by academic level (Year 3). The ability to apply knowledge in the workplace and identify gaps in procedures.
  4. The importance of understanding the ever-changing international trading environment and impact on Irish importers and exporters.
  5. The core practical skills required to trade internationally.

Learning Outcomes

For details of Module content and learning outcomes click on the link below.


Course Requirements

There are no specific requirements for this course.


A Certificate in International Trade is awarded by the Irish Exporters Association.

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