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New: International Trade Practices QQI Level 5 | BP087ON (10 Weeks Online)

Course Overview

QQI LEVEL 5 Minor Award in International Trade Practices 5N2072
Course Code:
BP087ON | Thurs 18.45-21.45 

This programme module aims to equip the learners with the knowledge skill and confidence to contribute effectively to the export industry at entry level, especially beneficial to those who want to learn more about current requirement with UK.

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Programme Description


  • Key legislation, conventions and regulations relevant to international trade to include the role of global trade organisations
  • Current transportation practices to include route selection, modes of transport, the role of freight forwarders and when trade conventions apply to the carriage of goods
  • Investigate the requirements of export licenses and controls, document control and management, inward processing, customs warehousing, paperless declarations and EU and non-EU customs requirements and regulations
  • Explain relevant insurance terms and principles to include cargo insurance, export credit insurance and product liability, carrier liability insurances and arbitration
  • Summarise the procedures and requirements relevant to cargo packaging, protection and labelling and pre-shipment inspection
  • Process a range of International Trade documents to include a Bill of Lading, a Certificate of Origin, an Insurance Certificate and standardised consignment notes in accordance with current requirements
  • Select appropriate procedures and process the required documents for internal and external European Union trade
  • Respond to a range of trade related sales enquiries
  • Evaluate state and private support services available to international traders
This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.