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Coronavirus Impact On Training Courses

Please keep an eye on our website for further updates,  as some training courses may become available through a "virtual" portal.

  

 

Members enjoy discounted rates for training. Click on the training courses below for prices.

 

Scheduled Training - currently on hold

  

Sussex Chamber of Commerce provides a wide range of high quality training courses across the Sussex region. Training courses are ways of improving the effectiveness of your current workforce, but they are also attractive benefits for ambitious people.

 

Training isn't just important to a company, it is vital. Training benefits your company and your employees who will have an increased ability to respond effectively to change and develop their skill set which in turn will allow them to undertake a greater variety of work.

 

 All scheduled courses are held at The King's Church Mid-Sussex, 33 - 35 Victoria Rd, Burgess Hill, RH15 9LR 

 

Tailored Training  

Sussex Chamber can provide company bespoke training courses which is a fantastic way of designing one of our training courses to suit your business needs. This is a cost effective way of training a group of your employees at the same time, on a date that suits you and at the premises of your choice. 

 

Upcoming Training Courses

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Online training

Customs Declaration E-learning Training

Is your business ready for Brexit?

Are you a customs agent? Or does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU?

If so, you need to know how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the UK leaves the EU. There will be new processes to follow and new forms to complete.

We can help.

Our training will highlight what you need to know to be able to accurately complete a simple customs declaration.

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FREE Level 2 Certificate Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

FREE Level 2 Certificate Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

Raise your employees' knowledge and awareness of the different types of mental health problems and their prevalence, as well as understanding individuals and these conditions in order to care for and interact with them.

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FREE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

FREE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

Qualify your staff with an accredited certificate to ensure equality and diversity is embedded in your strategic planning and continuous professional development process.

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FREE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work

FREE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work

Become qualified in the use of the latest digital applications used in the workplace including Microsoft Teams, Onefile/Dropbox, Instagram, LinkedIn etc. understanding best practice and how to use the evolving technology in a GDPR compliant way across your organisation.

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FREE Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques

FREE Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques

This Certificate is aimed at team leaders and project managers wanting to improve business performance through continuous professional development of employees and their skill set.  Learners will develop an understanding of lean organisation techniques in business, develop their knowledge and understanding of business improvement tools and techniques and understanding what makes an effective team including how to handle conflict.

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1:1 Coaching - Unshakeable Confidence

Unshakable Confidence



Self-confidence is often a differentiating factor between successful and unsuccessful performance.  Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered – just like any other skill.  Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.



Confidence is related to how well you do your job, how effectively you relate to others and how good you feel about yourself.  When you are more confident you become more willing to learn and do what it takes to accomplish key goals in life and in work.


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Regular training

Confident & Effective Communication Skills - Virtual training (session 2 of 2)

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Undoubtedly covid-19 is having an impact on all our lives - with reportedly a third of the country starting to use video calls for the first time. So how does this change the way we need to communicate and behave in these unusual times? 

Because we are now not working face to face and relying on virtual technology it’s even more important to be clear, concise and cooperative in our communication to reduce misunderstandings and confusion and build commitment.

We need to be flexible so that we can adapt our style to each audience whether through a camera, or via audio.

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Unshakeable Confidence - Virtual training

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Unshakable Confidence



Self-confidence is often a differentiating factor between successful and unsuccessful performance.  Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered – just like any other skill.  Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.



Confidence is related to how well you do your job, how effectively you relate to others and how good you feel about yourself.  When you are more confident you become more willing to learn and do what it takes to accomplish key goals in life and in work.


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Import Procedures - Virtual Training

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This on line seminar offers an introduction to the terminology and procedures used in the importing process and examine the responsibilities and obligations of all parties.

Attendees should gain an overview importing procedures and the basic HMRC compliance requirements for calculation of duties and taxes.  No prior knowledge is assumed.  The seminar will include a brief summary of The Incoterms® Rules 2020.  The course will meet the requirements of The British Chambers of Commerce Import Procedures assessment

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Selling Skills for Results - Virtual training

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

What makes a good salesperson?  Someone who can quickly develop trust by demonstrating that they understand a client's needs.  Is above to ask for commitment and close the sale and use their time efficiently.




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Confident & Effective Communication Skills - Virtual training (session 1 of 2)

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Undoubtedly covid-19 is having an impact on all our lives - with reportedly a third of the country starting to use video calls for the first time.  So how does this change the way we need to communicate and behave in these unusual times? 

Because we are now not working face to face and relying on virtual technology it’s even more important to be clear, concise and cooperative in our communication to reduce misunderstandings and confusion and build commitment.

We need to be flexible so that we can adapt our style to each audience whether through a camera, or via audio.




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Confident & Effective Communication Skills - Virtual training (session 2 of 2)

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Undoubtedly covid-19 is having an impact on all our lives - with reportedly a third of the country starting to use video calls for the first time. So how does this change the way we need to communicate and behave in these unusual times? 

Because we are now not working face to face and relying on virtual technology it’s even more important to be clear, concise and cooperative in our communication to reduce misunderstandings and confusion and build commitment.

We need to be flexible so that we can adapt our style to each audience whether through a camera, or via audio.

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Live Customs Declaration Training - Delivered Remotely

09:30 AM - 15:30 PM

Are you a customs agent?  Or does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU and the Rest of the World?

If so, you need to know how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the UK leaves the EU.  There will be new processes to follow and new forms to complete.

We can help.

Our training will highlight what you need to know to be able to accurately complete a simple customs declaration and to understand the Customs regimes.

READ MORE

Selling Skills for Results - Virtual training

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

What makes a good salesperson?  Someone who can quickly develop trust by demonstrating that they understand a client's needs.  Is above to ask for commitment and close the sale and use their time efficiently.




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Methods of Payment/Documentary Letters of Credit - Virtual Training

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This seminar combines two British Chambers of Commerce assessment modules into one on-line training seminar.  It will consider the advantages and disadvantages of the payment options available to international traders and the documentary requirements associated with each option.

To use Letters of Credit effectively importers and exporters will need to fully understand the dynamics and terminology of a letter of credit, the role of each party, the importance of the shipping documents and the level of security offered.

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Becoming an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) - Virtual Training

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The object of AEO status is to encourage all parties that impact on the international supply chain to achieve a certificated standard that is an internationally recognised quality mark.  It is available to importers and exporters, warehouse operators, agents, freight forwarders and carriers.  Applicants now have the option to become AEOC (Customs Simplifications); AEOS (Security and Safety) or the two combined.



AEO status demonstrates that a trader has embedded a culture of compliance in their procedures and can be accorded a “Trusted Trader” status.  The trader’s role in the international supply chain is secure and it has customs control procedures that meet UK and EU standards.

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Confident & Effective Communication Skills - Virtual training (session 1 of 2)

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Undoubtedly covid-19 is having an impact on all our lives - with reportedly a third of the country starting to use video calls for the first time.  So how does this change the way we need to communicate and behave in these unusual times? 

Because we are now not working face to face and relying on virtual technology it’s even more important to be clear, concise and cooperative in our communication to reduce misunderstandings and confusion and build commitment.

We need to be flexible so that we can adapt our style to each audience whether through a camera, or via audio.




READ MORE

Confident & Effective Communication Skills - Virtual training (session 2 of 2)

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Undoubtedly covid-19 is having an impact on all our lives - with reportedly a third of the country starting to use video calls for the first time. So how does this change the way we need to communicate and behave in these unusual times? 

Because we are now not working face to face and relying on virtual technology it’s even more important to be clear, concise and cooperative in our communication to reduce misunderstandings and confusion and build commitment.

We need to be flexible so that we can adapt our style to each audience whether through a camera, or via audio.

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Classification of Goods - Using Commodity and Tariff Codes - Virtual Training

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The correct classification of goods using commodity and tariff codes is fundamental for customs compliance, establishing correct duty rates, origin of goods, intrastat, export control, security and many other customs procedures.  Using the most appropriate code is the legal obligation of the trader, and should not be delegated to other parties or agents.

HMRC expect traders to establish codes by using through a reasoned in house documented process.  An objective of this seminar is to provide organisations with the necessary resources to demonstrate compliance with this requirement

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Export Documentation - Virtual training

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

HM Revenue and Customs require exporters to demonstrate documentary compliance, even if they choose to outsource the shipping function to agents or forwarders or delegate logistics to the buyer under ex-works terms or similar.  Non compliance risks delay in the supply chain and the possibility of financial penalty.

This seminar will examine all aspects of export documentation and will seek to establish best practice, emphasising the need for a clear and coherent audit trail for each shipment to ensure customs compliance.

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Selling Skills for Results - Virtual training

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

What makes a good salesperson?  Someone who can quickly develop trust by demonstrating that they understand a client's needs.  Is above to ask for commitment and close the sale and use their time efficiently.




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Inward Processing Relief - Virtual Training

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Inward Processing Relief (IPR) is used to obtain relief from customs duties and import VAT on goods that are imported from outside the EU for processing.  The basic principle is to allow UK exporters to be more competitive by reducing their processing costs.  Processes that are permitted under IPR include manufacturing, sorting and packing, repair and refurbishment.

The inception of the Union Customs Code (UCC) in UK in May 2016 reduced the number of qualifying imports under the old "Simplified" IPR regime to 3 per year and requires those traders who wish to exceed this limit to seek an authorisation.

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Incoterms® 2020 - Virtual Training

13:30 PM - 16:30 PM



The Incoterms® Rules are an essential business tool for export import because they define the risk and cost responsibilities of each party when arranging loading/unloading of the goods, delivery, import export clearance and freight contracts.  They may be used in contract negotiations, as a checklist for buyers and sellers and as a framework for international and domestic sales contracts.



All parties involved in international trade in any capacity should clearly understand The Incoterms Rules to maximise legal certainty in transactions.  This seminar will consider the general features of the rules and will examine each of them in detail.  This course will satisfy the requirements of the British Chambers of Commerce/National Trade Training Service "Incoterms" assessment module.


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Confident & Effective Communication Skills - Virtual training (session 1 of 2)

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Undoubtedly covid-19 is having an impact on all our lives - with reportedly a third of the country starting to use video calls for the first time.  So how does this change the way we need to communicate and behave in these unusual times? 

Because we are now not working face to face and relying on virtual technology it’s even more important to be clear, concise and cooperative in our communication to reduce misunderstandings and confusion and build commitment.

We need to be flexible so that we can adapt our style to each audience whether through a camera, or via audio.




READ MORE

Confident & Effective Communication Skills - Virtual training (session 2 of 2)

09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Undoubtedly covid-19 is having an impact on all our lives - with reportedly a third of the country starting to use video calls for the first time. So how does this change the way we need to communicate and behave in these unusual times? 

Because we are now not working face to face and relying on virtual technology it’s even more important to be clear, concise and cooperative in our communication to reduce misunderstandings and confusion and build commitment.

We need to be flexible so that we can adapt our style to each audience whether through a camera, or via audio.

READ MORE

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