Certificate in Import Export Procedure & Documentations

BMC International College

Course introduction

This is a very special course which is specially prepared and designed not only for the beginners but also for those who are currently engaged in the activities of import & export but are not too conversant with their documentation and procedures. This course is conducted in a very professional systematic manner and is divided into the following topics for discussion.

Target Audience

Age 16 and above.

Course Outline

Methods of payment in International Trade

  • Open Account
  • Documents Against Acceptance
  • Documents Against Payment
  • Documentary Credits

Documents Letters Of Credit
  • Revocable/Irrevocable Credit
  • Confirmed/Unconfirmed Credit
  • Restricted/Unrestricted Credit
  • Transferable Credit
  • Back to back Credit
  • Revolving Credit
  • Red Clause Credit

Bill Of Lading, Its Different Kinds And Functions
  • Received for shipment Bill of Lading
  • Shipped on board of Lading
  • Combined Transport Bill of Lading
  • Through Bill of Lading
  • Groupage Bill of Lading

How to Ensure Accurate Documentation
  • Bill of lading
  • Bill of exchange
  • Commercial invoice
  • Consular invoice
  • Customs invoice
  • Pro-forma invoice
  • Insurance policy/Certificate
  • Mate's receipt
  • G.S.P Certificate of origin
  • Sanitary Health Certificate

Articles Governing The Operational Of Documentary Credits And The Application Of The 'UCP' ICC Publication No.500 To Cases Of Dispute.

How To Comply With The Credits Terms - Case Study

Introduction To International Trade Terms And It's Rules For The Interpretation Of Such Terms In Foreign Trade.

  • Trade Regulation Of Singapore
  • The Trade Develoment Board, it's Principle
  • Functions and Documentation Services.
  • Organisation Of Singapore Customs

  • How to declare Imports
  • Singapore Trade Classification-CCCN Coding
  • Shipping Identity and it's functions
  • Delivery Orders
  • Procedures on deleveries of cargo through PSA transit shed.


  • Registration of Specimen signature
  • Function of the revenue branch
  • Duty payment Declaration
  • Duty exemption Certificate
  • Duty exemption of trade samples

  • How to declare your Exports
  • PSA Shipping note and it's function
  • Procedures on Exports of Cargo through PSA transit shed.

  • Charges to the account of shipper or consignee
  • Wharf handling charge local cargo -Wharf handling charge Transshipment/Re-Export Cargo
  • Store Rent on local import/export cargo
  • Store Rent on Transshipment/Re-Export Cargo

  • What is Containerisation
  • FCL container/LCL container
  • Container terminal
  • Container yard
  • Container Freight Station
  • Procedures on the clearence of FCL/LCL cargoes
Local / 15 hours

Method of Delivery


Award Criteria
  • Students, who satisfy the minimum attendance requirements (75%) will be issued with the ?Certificate of Attendance? by BMC.

Fee Structures
  • All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  • Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  • Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  • All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  • Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  • BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
            2.Cashier's order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
            3.Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
            5.Credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club & American Express)

Full-Payment Structure

Fees Breakdown(shows the full breakdown of total payable fees) Total Payable(S$)
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable) - $50.00
Tuition Fee (Original Tuition Fee $480 - Discount $120) - $360.00
Course Material Fee - $20.00
Sub-Total Fee (Except Non-GST items) - $430.00
GST - $30.10
Grand Total Amount(1st Payment) Incl GST & Course Application Fee - $460.10

Miscellaneous Fees

Purpose of Fee Amount (S$) and When Payable
Late payment fees - $60.00(before GST) - $64.20(after GST)
Replacement of student membership card - $30.00(before GST) - $32.10(after GST)
Re-take examination Admin Fee(per re-sitting)[NO GST] - $50.00[NO GST]

SDF Fee Structure

A. Tuition Fee -  $2 per trainee-hour

Tuition Fee - $480.00
Add: GST(7%) - $33.60
Less: Subsidy - $30.00
Total Tuition Fee - $483.60

B. Miscellaneous Fee Amount (S$)
Course Application Fee - $50.00
Course Material Fee - $20.00
Nett Non-Tuition Fee - $70.00
Add: GST(7%) - $4.90
Total Non-Tuition Fee - $74.90
Grand Total (A+B) - $558.50

Total training duration in hours = 15


  • SDF training assistance covers only the course fees portion(excludes GST, Registration/Admin. Fee, Training Material and Exam Fees)
  • SDF support level - Non-Examinable course
Miscellaneous Fees
Purpose of Fee Amount (S$) and When Payable
Late payment fees $60.00(before GST) - $64.20(after GST)
Replacement of student membership card -$30.00(before GST) - $32.10(after GST)
Re-taking examinations Admin (per re-sitting)[NO GST] - $50[NO GST]

Local  / N.A / 15 hours
SDF / 15 hours / N.A 
International / N.A / N.A

Ang Mo Kio Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 11 Aug'15, 7pm to 10pm(Tu/Th)
  • 3 Sep'15, 7pm to 10pm (Tu/Th)
  • 3 Oct'15, 2pm to 5pm (Sa)
  • 1 Nov'15, 10am to 1pm (Su)
  • 1 Dec'15, 7pm to 10pm(Tu/Th)

Bukit Merah Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 11 Aug'15, 7pm to 10pm (Tu/Th)
  • 3 Sep'15, 7pm to 10pm(Tu/Th)
  • 3 Oct'15, 2pm to 5pm (Sa)
  • 1 Nov'15, 10am to 1pm (Su)
  • 1 Dec'15, 7pm to 10pm (Tu/Th)

Jurong East Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 21 Aug'15, 7pm to 10pm (Fr)
  • 2 Oct'15, 7om to 10pm (Fr)
  • 13 Nov'15, 7pm to 10pm (Fr)

Singapore Shopping Centre Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 3 Oc'15, 2pm to 5pm (Sa)
  • 1 Nov'15, 10am to 1pm (Su)

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