Agents & Distributors (BCC accredited)

When? Wednesday 27th January 2021 13:00 - 16:00

Where? Webinar

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The BCC now has ten nationally accredited core courses. Together, these form an export curriculum that provides invaluable basic skills for small and large companies alike. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of the subject and their performance will be marked by external examiners on the completion of each module. Successful candidates will receive a certificate; completing six or more courses will result in the candidate achieving a nationally recognised Foundation Award in Exporting. These courses are suitable for both experienced exporters and those with no previous knowledge of exporting.

This course is worth 1 credit towards the BCC foundation award in International trade.


The aim of the course is to:

Give attendees:

  • An understanding of the differences between Agents and Distributors and their roles
  • What to consider when appointing an Agent or Distributor
  • An understanding of the legal implications of appointing Agents and Distributors

The Course will look to cover:

  • What is an Agent?
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of an Agent
  • What is a Distributor?
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of a Distributor
  • What to consider when appointing an Agent or Distributor
  • Agent or Distributor?
  • Agency & Distributor Agreements
  • Legal Considerations
  • Help & Assistance in finding an Agent and/or Distributor
The cost for members is £145 + VAT & £195 + VAT for non-members


To book a place, please download our Booking Form or contact our export team to discuss training.

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