Equip your teams with the knowledge to cut costs, reduce delays and keep your brand reputation intact.

Veterinary, sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) border controls must now be carried out on all goods of animal or plant origin travelling between the UK and the EU. Our 2-part course gets you ready, minimises risk and saves you time by giving you the knowledge to import or export food and animal products smoothly.

Value added from our training:

Knowledgeable teams

  • Prepare your teams to trade more efficiently and effectively with the rest of the world
  • Trade processes are faster and staff more confident
  • Training needs and improvements are identified and acted upon early

Reduced risks

  • Reduce waste and delay due to incorrect paperwork or border complications
  • Better knowledge improves bargaining power and enhances value
  • Reduce risks of contractual disputes and compliance issues

Prepared customers

  • Cut the cost of customer support, improve satisfaction & enhance reputation
  • Give customers confidence in your import/export delivery
  • Reduce the risk of avoidable errors, inspections and supply chain damage

Our course will enable you to:

Our course will enable you to:
  • 1
    Understand how to import and export food and animal products
    Understand the rules for importing and exporting food and animal products, what services you need and where to find them.
  • 2
    Cut the costs of food and animal border processes
    Know what information you need and at which point of your import or export process. Understand the resources you need and how to simplify processes.
  • 3
    Reduce the risk of delays, damaged product and missed delivery deadlines.
    Prepare your teams and supply chains. Help your customers send and receive goods. Increase the reliability of your delivery to stay competitive.
  • 4
    Remove the worry of avoidable errors and contractual misunderstandings
    Equip your team with the knowledge needed to anticipate, adapt and overcome. Improve their skills, increase their confidence and deliver whole team solutions.

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On average, delays in shipments can cost businesses tens of thousands every year, not to mention reputational damage. Perishable products lose value by the hour when held up at border crossings. Our course arms you with the knowledge to significantly reduce the chance of these delays and costly mistakes.
Frequently Asked


Each module is designed to be studied at your own pace. That said, on average, we’d expect each module to take you approximately 20 minutes to complete.
In the Food, Plant & Animals course, there are 2 modules (import and export).
The modules were designed by experts with decades of experience in customs, food, plant and animal product regulation and government.
You will not need to download anything in order to take the interactive course. The course is developed in a browser-based architecture called Rise and can be completed on most modern laptops, desktops, browsers and mobile devices.
You have an unlimited amount of time to complete the course after purchasing. In fact, the course is repeatable, meaning you can repeat the modules anytime to refresh your memory.
Modules are regularly updated to keep in line with changing technology and government policy. New modules are being added all the time. Your purchase guarantees you receive the most up-to-date modules.
You’ll have free access to our blog and resources page which will help you to apply the knowledge you’ve learned. If you have any further questions that might benefit from some one-to-one expert support, consider our consulting services.
As a manager, you’ll have oversight over your team’s progression within the course. For enterprise clients, clearBorder can supply detailed learner reports to managers.
Our course is designed for both individuals and for teams across all departments. Whether you’re looking to brush up on your own skills or train your teams, this is for you.
We’ve designed the modules to complement each other. While you can take just two or three modules, we’d encourage you to complete the full course. Unfortunately, modules are unavailable for individual purchase.
Each individual license can only be redeemed by one person. This means you won’t be able to share the license with your team.
Yes. Please enquire at sales@clearborder.co.uk.
You gain a clearBorder certification after completion of the course. The certificate demonstrates to your suppliers and those you work with that you have a thorough understanding of customs border and training processes. It allows you discounted rates with our growing network of vetted freight forwarders and service providers to help your international trade thrive.
Each module comes with supporting documents which are available on completion of the module.
We take your data seriously and comply with GDPR policies. Your data is safe.
We process payments through Stripe. That means credit cards, debit cards, mobile wallets, and dozens of payment methods from around the world are available. For large orders, or if you prefer a purchase order / invoice arrangement, please contact sales@clearborder.co.uk.
You can contact customer support at help@clearborder.co.uk.

Ready to navigate the new measure on food and animal products?

Interested in importing or exporting food or animal products into or out of the UK? From biscuits to exotic plants, there are strict rules and regulations regarding these processes. You’ll need to deal with sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) controls successfully.

Our online training covers what you need to know when importing or exporting food and animal products – in language you understand at a pace to suit all your team.