The Essential Guide to Letters of Credit Training for Exporters 2017-09-13T21:17:01+00:00

The Essential Guide to Letters of Credit Training for Exporters

What is a Letter of Credit?

Our popular one day Letter of Credit training course for exporters will enable you to understand the mechanics of handling letters of credit in a practical and engaging workshop format:

  • Understand what letters of credit are and how they work

  • Learn how to request workable letters of credit from overseas customers, avoiding unnecessary and costly amendments

  • Get to grips with the jargon and rules with our easy-to-follow reference guides.
  • Take the opportunity to review your own letters of credit with an experienced practitioner.
  • Tips and best practice for preparing and presenting letter of credit related documents to the bank

  • Save significant time and money, minimising unexpected and expensive bank fees.

The main aim of our popular in-house letter of credit training is to help you and your employees understand and manage the whole process from sale negotiation to final payment from the bank.This highly successful programme gives you practical ways to significantly reduce your administration time in dealing with letters of credit, as well as reducing risks, costly delays and bank charges.

This is essential training for export sales, projects, finance, shipping and customer services, equating to 7 hours of CPD activity with certification.

We’re unique in tailoring the letter of credit course content to suit your business, creating sample letters of credit and scenarios that are familiar to you and the industry in which you operate.

We will also guide you through your own letters of credit, offering hints and tips to smooth the process.This makes our training memorable, valuable and engaging for your employees, allowing them to apply their learning to real-life situations.

We can deliver letter of credit training at your premises, to individuals or groups of up to ten people. It’s fully customisable, delivered in short snappy sessions or in more depth over two days. The choice is yours – and we’re always happy to advise you on the ideal delivery length according to the needs of your business.

By the end of the letter of credit course, your company will be able to…

  • Request and receive workable letters of credit from your customers
  • Avoid delays and costly amendments

  • Deal confidently and successfully with the banks

  • Identify and factor the relevant bank charges and other costs into your selling price

  • Understand and interpret the documents, terms and conditions commonly required within L/Cs

  • Prepare letter of credit documents which comply with the most challenging of terms.

By booking onto our Letters of Credit for Exporters training course you will automatically qualify for follow-up helpdesk support*.

We provide Letters of Credit training courses across the UK including London, Bristol, Manchester, Aberdeen and Sussex.

We also deliver Letters of Credit training to exporting companies in locations around Europe, including Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Germany and Austria.

You can read how our existing clients rate our courses here.

Learn about our Advanced Letters of Credit training course for more experienced practitioners here.

*Unlimited helpdesk support available to all training clients. Support will be free of charge for queries taking up to 30 minutes to resolve.  More complex queries will be subject to fees agreed from the outset.

We can help you

Call us on +44 (0)800 043 4052, complete our contact form or email us to discuss your requirements.