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What is the TFSA School of Export?

The Trade Forward Southern Africa (TFSA) School of Export is an online e-learning platform that offers export assistance to companies and individuals exporting from South Africa or Southern Africa through free export training. As mentioned, the School of Export aids businesses operating within the SACU-M business community in international exports. The aim is to provide businesses with the necessary information needed to bolster their export journey, empower businesses with the ability to effectively export their products and services, and grow businesses, ultimately strengthening the local economy.

Export Assistance Through Learning!

The TFSA School of Export serves as a knowledge hub for businesses, providing users with export assistance through the latest and necessary export information in one place. We took all of the needed export information and created a comprehensive export training programme available to any business or individual interested in or exporting from South Africa or Southern Africa, free of charge. We also offer a comprehensive Export Readiness Assessment Checklist that allows businesses to evaluate themselves on how ready they are for export.

Our Courses

We have 7 courses filled with valuable, comprehensive trade-related learning material. Each course has a number of modules contained within it. You can start the courses in order if you are a beginner or you can simply choose a particular course of interest - it's completely up to you!

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~5-6 hours      |

7 Modules

Export assistance

Course 2

International Marketing

~1-2 hours      |

2 Modules

In Development

Export assistance

Course 3

International Cargo Movement

~2-3 hours      |

3 Modules

In Development

Export assistance

Course 4

Customs Affairs

~3-4 hours      |

5 Modules

In Development

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~1-2 hours      |

2 Modules

Export assistance

Course 6

Export Financial Issues

~3 hours      |

4 Modules

In Development

Export assistance

Course 7

Export Legal Considerations

~3-4 hours      |

5 Modules

In Development

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Who is the School of Export for?

We provide export assistance through learning to businesses exporting from South Africa and other SACU-M countries, however, our learning material is open to use by any company or individual wanting to learn more about exporting goods and services internationally. Our courses are entirely free to use! TFSA is focused on flourishing job opportunities by empowering small, medium and large businesses with the knowledge, skills and ability to export their products and services effectively.

Our Modules

We have a total of 28 comprehensive modules available to you, completely free of charge! The modules are sorted into their relevant courses. They answer important questions such as; what is international trade? why do countries trade internationally? what are incoterms? and many more!  You can access the modules through the courses in systematic order, or you can take the modules separately without following the course structure. It’s entirely up to you and your trade needs!

International Cargo Movement

~45 min   |

6 Topics

Available

International Cargo Movement

Cargo (Marine)
Insurance

~45 min   |

4 Topics

Coming Soon

Customs Affairs

The Harmonised System
of Nomenclature (HS)

~45 min   |

3 Topics

Coming Soon

Export assistance

Export Financial Issues

~45 min   |

4 Topics

Available

Export assistance

Export Financial Issues

Export Credit Insurance

~45 min   |

5 Topics

Coming Soon

Export assistance

Export Financial Issues

~45 min   |

4 Topics

Available

Export Administration

~45 min   |

4 Topics

Available

Take Full Advantage of The School of Export

International Marketing

Locating Potential
Buyers

~45 min   |

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International Marketing

Internal Sales
Negotiations

~45 min   |

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International Cargo Movement

Preparing International Trade Documentation

~45 min   |

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Customs Affairs

International Customs Practice

~45 min   |

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Customs Affairs

Customs
Valuation

~45 min   |

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Customs Affairs

The UK-SACU+M Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

~45 min   |

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Customs Affairs

The Role of the International Logistics Agent

~45 min   |

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Export Administration

Producing well-constructed Quotations and Proforma Invoices

~45 min   |

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Export Administration

Processing the Buyer’s Order

~45 min   |

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Export Financial Issues

Costing for
Export

~45 min   |

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New Courses Incoming!

The Export Training material is constantly updated, with new modules added monthly. If you would like to be notified when new modules are uploaded to the system, submit your email below.

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