Level 3 Certificate in International Trade

The Level 3 Certificate in International Trade is delivered in conjunction with the Institute of Export. The course will be delivered and to meet the requirements of the trading environment specific to Northern Ireland.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10920
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Business & Management

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Online
26/08/2024
Day: Wed, Thur
Time: 10:00-12:30
Part-Time
Online
26/08/2024
Day: Wed, Thur
Time: 10:00-12:30
Part-Time
Online
26/08/2024
Day: Tuesday
Time: 14:30-16:00
Part-Time
Online
26/08/2024
Day: Tuesday
Time: 14:30-16:00
Course Overview

The Certificate in International Trade consists of four modules:

  • Fundamentals of International Business
  • The Global Marketplace
  • Introduction to International Trade Management
  • International Transport and Documentation

Each module is delivered separately and gained as an award with students who gain all 4 modules gaining the L3 Certificate Qualification.

Fundamentals of International Business will provide you with an understanding of the different types of business and organisational structures necessary to undertake international trade. 

The Global Marketplace module is designed to enable students to distinguish between developed and developing countries, identify the major languages and main centres of population. You will identify the main trading blocs in global trade, describe the origins, objectives and future developments of the European Union.

The Introduction to International Trade Management module will introduce you to key concepts of managing a business involved in international trade. Students will learn the basic elements of business planning, the marketing concept and the main elements of the marketing mix.

International Transport and Documentation, this module will provide students with knowledge of how to list the main elements of the export order process from enquiry to payment collection.

You are working in a business that deals in Imports and Exports.

An understanding of Trade and Export in relation to the Northern Ireland Situation.

The correct processes and procedures to ensure you are meeting all regulatory requirements for imports and exports.

You will gain access to the IOE Canvas portal which gives lots of information regarding trading with different countries. 

Completion of the Certificate is desired and will increase your job prospects in the import and export industry.

It will give you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs in the industry. 

An interest in the Import and export business. Be prepared to complete assignments to achieve the qualifications.

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Online
26/08/2024
Day: Wed, Thur
Time: 10:00-12:30
Part-Time
Online
26/08/2024
Day: Wed, Thur
Time: 10:00-12:30
Part-Time
Online
26/08/2024
Day: Tuesday
Time: 14:30-16:00
Part-Time
Online
26/08/2024
Day: Tuesday
Time: 14:30-16:00

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Available Sessions

Business Services Course

Funding may be available for this course, please contact us on BusinessServices@serc.ac.uk to discuss if you are eligible. Additional sessions may be available for this course throughout the year. Please contact us to discuss a start date that would be suitable for you.

Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Fee Apply or get more information
PT
FE
Level 3 Certificate in International Trade
Y10920OD1C

Online

26/08/2024
Day: Wed, Thur

Time: 10:00-12:30

20+
PT
FE
Level 3 Certificate in International Trade
Y10920OD1A

Online

26/08/2024
Day: Wed, Thur

Time: 10:00-12:30

20+
PT
FE
Level 3 Certificate in International Trade
Y10920OD1G

Online

26/08/2024
Day: Tuesday

Time: 14:30-16:00

20+
PT
FE
Level 3 Certificate in International Trade
Y10920OD1I

Online

26/08/2024
Day: Tuesday

Time: 14:30-16:00

20+ £855.00

Please select a campus from the list above to view the available sessions.

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

The course is offered free of charge via SKILL UP - the flexible skills fund, fully funded by DFE.

To be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

(a)   over 18 years of age;

(b)   eligible to work in Northern Ireland;

(c)   ‘settled’ in Northern Ireland, and has been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years; or

(d)   is a person who has indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK.  

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