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T raining for International  Trade & Shipping for  ITS is now  able to link students internationally through our Internati...
About ITS Training Services <ul><li>ITS is a specialist UK and International provider of qualifications, courses and train...
About ITS Training Services <ul><li>ITS is the training division of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. </li></ul><ul>...
Courses / Funding available <ul><li>Registration from 16+ up to 25 th  Birthday  </li></ul><ul><li>100% Free of charge NVQ...
ITAS NVQ Level 2 <ul><li>Planning and Organisation of Work.  </li></ul><ul><li>Manual and Computer File Storage. </li></ul...
ITAS NVQ Level 3   <ul><li>Planning, Monitoring & Controlling Resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Planning Work for Self, Individ...
ITAS NVQ Level 4 <ul><li>Managing Quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Change. </li></ul><ul><li>Processing Information. </...
What’s Involved! Portfolio   of Evidence Prior learning and achievement Assessors’ observations in workplace Assessors’   ...
ITAS Modern Apprenticeship <ul><li>This is directed at candidates between the ages of 16- 64 , who have the potential to b...
International Trade & Services Foundation Modern Apprenticeship International Trade and Services  NVQ Level 2 Two addition...
International Trade &  Logsitics NVQ Level 2 International Trade &  Services  NVQ Level 3 /4 Key Skills Communication at L...
Why  Choose   International Trade and Logistics?  <ul><li>Relevant to those who are involved with the import/export proces...
The Process TRAINING NEEDS ANALYSIS Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 I T S Training   Services Training   &   Consultancy YES H ...
The Process A CTION PLAN ( completed after  T raining needs  are  identified) I T S Training   Services Training   &   Con...
The Process Training Action Plan I T S Training   Services Training   &   Consultancy 15/04/0 4 <ul><li>Attend lecture & w...
Contract Law -  Classification A contract can be classified as an  Executed  or an  Executory <ul><li>An Executed contract...
Payment Methods Advance Payment Advance Payment Bill of Exchange Bill of Exchange Documentary Credits Documentary Credits ...
THE SELLER’S RESPONSIBILITIES ARE… <ul><li>Provide the goods, pack and mark in accordance with the contract, taking  into ...
Export Licences   How do I find out which country sells bananas? By market By Sector By Subject One Option is Dept of Trad...
Bills of Lading -  History <ul><li>It is safe to say that in the 11 th  Century the Bill of Lading was unknown. </li></ul>...
COGSA    International Conventions At a convention in The Hague during 1921, a set of rules were drawn that set the minimu...
The main document for the shipment of dangerous goods is the ‘Dangerous Goods Note’, and it must be completed by the shipp...
COAST Introduction Unit 1 a) Ships and Equipment Types of vessels, services, ownership, flag   insurance, container types,...
COAST Introduction - Test COAST Introduction -  Example Test Questions Subject Dangerous Goods Delegate…………………….………… Date…...
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Introduction to ITS Training and Education for International Trade and Logistics

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This is a presentation of the training and education qualifications for students embarking on a career in international Logistics or organizations looking at reducing their spend in transporting goods.

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Introduction to ITS Training and Education for International Trade and Logistics

  1. 1. T raining for International Trade & Shipping for ITS is now able to link students internationally through our International Trade & Logsitics Simulator. Ask for details. I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND LOGISTICS
  2. 2. About ITS Training Services <ul><li>ITS is a specialist UK and International provider of qualifications, courses and training for the shipping industry. </li></ul><ul><li>We have developed our reputation for quality and excellence over the past decade. </li></ul><ul><li>ITS was the only training provider to receive a Centre of Vocational Excellence Award in International Trade & Logistics. This was awarded to us in September 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>We have strong associations with the industry’s professional bodies and institutions. </li></ul>I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND LOGISTICS
  3. 3. About ITS Training Services <ul><li>ITS is the training division of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. </li></ul><ul><li>We deliver bespoke courses overseas on behalf of UK Government departments. </li></ul><ul><li>Head office in Felixstowe, with offices in London, Liverpool, Hull, Los Angeles and Sofia. </li></ul><ul><li>ITS was established in February 1994 . </li></ul>I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  4. 4. Courses / Funding available <ul><li>Registration from 16+ up to 25 th Birthday </li></ul><ul><li>100% Free of charge NVQs </li></ul><ul><li>International Trade & Services NVQs </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics NVQ </li></ul><ul><li>Administration NVQs </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service NVQs </li></ul><ul><li>Management NVQs </li></ul><ul><li>Warehousing NVQs </li></ul><ul><li>Government funding is available in most areas of the UK for age range 16 – 64 years of age. </li></ul>I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  5. 5. ITAS NVQ Level 2 <ul><li>Planning and Organisation of Work. </li></ul><ul><li>Manual and Computer File Storage. </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting and Supplying Information. </li></ul><ul><li>The Law, Documentation and Responsibilities of Physical Distribution. </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Safety in the Workplace. </li></ul><ul><li>Analysing and Monitoring Customer Service. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to International Law. </li></ul><ul><li>Plus specialist optional units (Pick 1 out of 3). </li></ul>I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  6. 6. ITAS NVQ Level 3 <ul><li>Planning, Monitoring & Controlling Resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Planning Work for Self, Individuals & Teams. </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing With People: Customers, Colleagues, Manager s and Subordinates. </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering, Providing & Presenting Information. </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Distribution, Documentation and Legislation. </li></ul><ul><li>Health & Safety Responsibilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service. </li></ul><ul><li>Plus specialist optional units (Pick 1 out of 4). </li></ul>I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  7. 7. ITAS NVQ Level 4 <ul><li>Managing Quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Change. </li></ul><ul><li>Processing Information. </li></ul><ul><li>Making Informed Decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>The Law for International Trade & Physical Distribution. </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Health and Safety. </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service Communications and Policy. </li></ul><ul><li>Plus specialist optional units (Pick 2 out of 7). </li></ul>I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  8. 8. What’s Involved! Portfolio of Evidence Prior learning and achievement Assessors’ observations in workplace Assessors’ oral questions Your personal reports Workshops & Case studies Work Product e.g. job files, memos, letters, faxes, client presentations Lecture certificates And your answers to questions/reports Witness testimonials, e.g. testimony from your boss I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  9. 9. ITAS Modern Apprenticeship <ul><li>This is directed at candidates between the ages of 16- 64 , who have the potential to be managers or key players of the future. </li></ul><ul><li>The qualification takes an average of two years to complete. </li></ul><ul><li>The Level 3 NVQ (mandatory) forms a base around which other options may be attached. </li></ul><ul><li>Key Skills are the other mandatory aspect. </li></ul><ul><li>The appropriate options are outlined in a plan drawn up by the candidate, company and training provider. </li></ul>I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  10. 10. International Trade & Services Foundation Modern Apprenticeship International Trade and Services NVQ Level 2 Two additional Units/Courses, including Two units from ITAS or another NVQ at Level 2 COAST Introduction Dangerous Goods Awareness ½ Day Course Key Skills Communication at Level 2 Application of Number at Level 1 I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  11. 11. International Trade & Logsitics NVQ Level 2 International Trade & Services NVQ Level 3 /4 Key Skills Communication at Level 2 Application of Number at Level 2 Programme Options BIFA- COAST Programme are available worldwide and are accredited by British International Freight Association and form the underpinning knowledge for the Institute of Export CIT/ACIT International Trade & Logistics Advanced Modern Apprenticeship I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  12. 12. Why Choose International Trade and Logistics? <ul><li>Relevant to those who are involved with the import/export process, irrespective if they work for a line/forwarding agent/ exporter, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Is available at all levels of competence. </li></ul><ul><li>Utilises candidates’ prior experience and qualifications. </li></ul><ul><li>Bespoke training that fits in with the candidate’s work schedule. </li></ul><ul><li>Equips candidates to understand international law. </li></ul>8 I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  13. 13. The Process TRAINING NEEDS ANALYSIS Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy YES H YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about Health & Safety? YES Container Control YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about container control? YES Management YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about management? YES Customer Care YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about customer care? YES Warehousing YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about warehousing? YES Transport YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about transport? YES Exports YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about exports? YES Imports YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about imports? YES Ship’s Agency YES NO Are you involved with/wish to learn about ship’s agency?
  14. 14. The Process A CTION PLAN ( completed after T raining needs are identified) I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy 25/03/04 <ul><li>Arrange for your assessor to carry out an observation in your workplace. </li></ul>18/03/04 <ul><li>Refer to your distance learning pack and issue a statement to confirm your understanding of perishable cargo. </li></ul>18/03/04 <ul><li>Photocopy one of your ‘job files’ and write a statement about the file, explaining each document. </li></ul>18/03/04 <ul><li>Provide a detailed job description, explaining, your job activities and arrange for this to be countersigned by your line manager. </li></ul>Evidence Ref. By Action to be taken
  15. 15. The Process Training Action Plan I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy 15/04/0 4 <ul><li>Attend lecture & workshop on INCOTERMS 2000 </li></ul>22/04/04 <ul><li>Attend lecture & workshop on Marine Insurance </li></ul>29/04/04 <ul><li>Attend lecture & workshop on Customs Clearance </li></ul>06/05/04 <ul><li>Attend lecture only on Ship’s Agency </li></ul>13/05/04 <ul><li>Review Geography lecture via supplied CD </li></ul>27/05/04 <ul><li>Review Carriage Acts (Road, Rail, Air & Sea) via supplied CD </li></ul>20/05/04 <ul><li>Attend lecture & workshop on Bills of Lading </li></ul>08/04/04 <ul><li>Attend lecture & complete case study on the Law of Contract </li></ul>01/04/04 <ul><li>Attend lecture & workshop on Dangerous Goods </li></ul>Evidence Ref. By Action to be taken
  16. 16. Contract Law - Classification A contract can be classified as an Executed or an Executory <ul><li>An Executed contract is one that is performed wholly on one side. </li></ul><ul><li>This would indicate that the buyer has credit facilities with the seller. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore the seller ships the goods and the buyer pays for them in line with the agreed credit arrangements. </li></ul>All the risk is with the seller, as the buyer is often in possession of the goods prior to payment being made. SELLER BUYER I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  17. 17. Payment Methods Advance Payment Advance Payment Bill of Exchange Bill of Exchange Documentary Credits Documentary Credits Open Account Open Account BUYER (Importer) SELLER (Exporter) No risk to SELLER High risk to SELLER No risk to BUYER High risk to BUYER MOST SECURE LEAST SECURE I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  18. 18. THE SELLER’S RESPONSIBILITIES ARE… <ul><li>Provide the goods, pack and mark in accordance with the contract, taking into consideration overseas country regulations. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange export clearance and formalities (including export licences). </li></ul>THE BUYER’S RESPONSIBILITIES ARE… <ul><ul><li>Arrange for import licence and deal with import customs formalities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pay haulage cost from the named port to final destination. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange Marine Insurance on behalf of the buyer </li></ul><ul><li>Pay all freight charges to the port of destination. </li></ul><ul><li>The seller may also be responsible for on-carriage if agreed. </li></ul>INCOTERMS 2000 - CIF (Named port of destination) Risk transfers when the goods have passed the ships rail at the point of export. BIRMINGHAM FELIXSTOWE NEW YORK PITTSBURGH ? Buyer’s Risk Suitable for sea transport only. I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  19. 19. Export Licences How do I find out which country sells bananas? By market By Sector By Subject One Option is Dept of Trade and Industry UK I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  20. 20. Bills of Lading - History <ul><li>It is safe to say that in the 11 th Century the Bill of Lading was unknown. </li></ul><ul><li>At this time, trade between the Mediterranean ports began to grow significantly. </li></ul><ul><li>The ship’s mate would record details of the goods in the way of a ship’s register. </li></ul><ul><li>The accuracy of the register was paramount, and around 1350, a statute was enacted. </li></ul><ul><li>If any mistakes were made in recording this information, the mate would lose his right hand, and his forehead was marked with a branding iron. </li></ul><ul><li>In the early days of international trade, the shippers travelled with their goods, and therefore there was no need for a separate record of the goods loaded, just the ship’s register. </li></ul>I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  21. 21. COGSA International Conventions At a convention in The Hague during 1921, a set of rules were drawn that set the minimum standards of liability for carriers. This set of rules became known as The Hague Rules 1921, for obvious reasons. To become English law, these had to be passed through Parliament. It took three years for them to be ratified in the United Kingdom and they became known as the ‘Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1924’ (COGSA 1924). The Hague MAP OF HOLLAND I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  22. 22. The main document for the shipment of dangerous goods is the ‘Dangerous Goods Note’, and it must be completed by the shipper prior to the goods being collected. D angerous Goods Notes The Dangerous Goods Note, if completed properly, removes the need to complete a ‘Standard Shipping Note’. The Dangerous Goods Note will also double as a ‘Packing Certificate’. A Packing Certificate is a certificate that states that the goods are packed properly in accordance with applicable legislation – see Box 15. Box 15 to be signed by the loader/packer, NOT an employee of a freight forwarder or a shipping clerk. This must be signed by the shipper. I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  23. 23. COAST Introduction Unit 1 a) Ships and Equipment Types of vessels, services, ownership, flag insurance, container types, control. b) Road Haulage Axle weights, driver’s hours, trailer types, hazardous. c) Shipping Terminology Explanations. d) Contract Law Covers the essential aspects of Contract Law. Unit 2 a) INCOTERMS Internationally agreed Terms. b) Terms of Payment Advance Payment, Letters of Credit, Bills of Exchange, Open Account, Currency. Unit 3 a) Port operations Port Tour, vessels, berthing, stowage, load lists, segregation and documentation. b) Ship’s Agency Customs, immigration, crews, stores, bunkers, cargo, pilots, tugs, disbursement accounts. Unit 4 The Export Process Quotations, contract seller/buyer, letter of credit, commercial invoice, shipment, B ill of L ading, SSN, DGN, shipping insurance, Certificate of Origin, documentation, charges, delivery including hazardous, invoicing, accounts (includes workshops). Unit 5 The Import Process Export/Import clearance, regulations, documentation, deferment, tariff, preference C105A/109, C1207N (includes workshops) Unit 6 Customs Limits Liability, General Average, Incoterms 2000 , Conventions, Certificates, Cover, Premiums, Claims, Documentation (includes workshop) Unit 7 Marine Insurance Claims Unit 8 Revision and Exam Each Unit 2hrs and tested I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  24. 24. COAST Introduction - Test COAST Introduction - Example Test Questions Subject Dangerous Goods Delegate…………………….………… Date………………… Course Tutor…………………………. <ul><li>List the documentation, which must be completed by the exporter prior to the collection of an export shipment? </li></ul><ul><li>Whose responsibility is it to advise the correct details (cargo description) on a shipment of Dangerous goods? </li></ul><ul><li>Which organisation is responsible for legislating dangerous goods for shipment by Sea? </li></ul><ul><li>List the requirements required by a shipping line to book, load and stow the cargo? </li></ul>5 Points 5 Points 5 Points 5 Points I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy
  25. 25. Cliff House Hamilton Gardens Felixstowe Suffolk, IP11 7EJ Tel: +44(0)8456 12 33 44 Fax: +44(0)8456 44 78 99 Email: john.edson@itstraining.co.uk Website: www.itstraining.co.uk ITS Training Services I T S Training Services Training & Consultancy

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