Management Training

Global Trade Compliance


Developed by the Irish Medtech Skillnet in collaboration with the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick provides a sound introduction to global trade compliance. It was developed for employees who aspire to consolidate their existing operational experience and gain a formal global trade qualification. This certificate is an introduction to global trade compliance aimed at current and aspiring individuals with the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies to become highly effective in the global trade industry.

Content/learning outcomes

Following the completion of the Programme, the attendees should:
  • Have the tools and knowledge necessary to understand the concepts, approach and constantly changing trade compliance environment.
  • Be able to interpret regulations for importation into different markets and understand their implications to their business.
  • Uunderstand the regulations for each market and be able to generate required documentation to comply.
  • Understand how to stay up to date on changes to these regulations.
  • Understand the impacts of non-compliance with these regulations.
  • Be able to interpret, synthesise and integrate core aspects of exportation and importation associated compliance issues and important processing parameters with a view to problem solving and making regulatory decisions in a timely and competent manner.

Delivery is through weekly online lectures supported by tutor facilitated interactive workshops and additional self-directed online learning by the participant and assessed through continuous assessment. This Certificate of Study in Global Trade Compliance is at NFQ level 6

Global Trade Semester 1 Schedule
Principles 1: Customs Control 
Fundamentals of Import/Export Security Control
Fundamentals of Classification
Introduction to Export
6 Sept - 2 Oct
4 Oct - 30 Oct
1 Nov - 27 Nov
29 Nov - 17 Dec
09.09.2021 6-8pm
16.09.2021 6-8pm
23.09.2021 6-8pm
30.09.2021 6-8pm
07.10.2021 6-8pm
14.10.2021 6-8pm
21.10.2021 6-8pm
28.10.2021 6-8pm
04.11.2021 6-8pm
11.11.2021 6-8pm
18.11.2021 6-8pm
25.11.2021 6-8pm
02.12.2021 6-8pm
09.12.2021 6-8pm
16.12.2021 6-8pm

                Semester 2 Schedule tbc

              Who should attend

              Those working in the global trade compliance industry with a minimum of two years organisational experience.


              Award on NFQ is Level 6. Upon accreditation it is proposed that this Certificate of Study in Global Trade Compliance students can progress to level 7, 8 & 9 awards.

              Upcoming dates:

              No training dates available at the moment.

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Global Trade Compliance

Training Days

1 year blended learning

Training Location

Available nationally, based on demand

Course Cost

Member: €1,500
Non-member: €2,000
Early bird fee €800 pp for bookings made by c.o.b. 30 June.
* Cost quoted per person

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