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IATA Accredited Training Schools (ATS)

​IATA Accredited Training Schools (ATSs) are independent organizations authorized by IATA to deliver training programs in the field of Cargo and Dangerous Goods Regulations. ​​​​​​​​

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A training partnership with IATA authorizes you to deliver IATA training courses using your own materials and qualified instructors, and enables your students to upgrade their professional competencies to IATA standards.

The ATS is entitled to deliver specialized training based on IATA's standards, manuals and guidelines in a variety of topics, such as:

Dangerous Goods Training:

  • Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines 
  • Shipping Medical Radioactive Material

Cargo Training:

  • ULD Regulations
  • Live Animals Regulations - coming soon!
  • Perishable Cargo Regulations - coming soon!
  • Time and Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Products - coming soon!

    Find an IATA Accredited Training School near you

Becoming an ATS

Criteria for training courses endorsement are based on the current edition of the specified IATA manual, standards and guidelines. The school must undergo a rigorous review of teaching materials, tests and instructors' credentials.

To maintain endorsement, the school must pass an annual re-assessment and can be audited at any time.

Accredited Training School Information

For more information, please contact us at atsnetwork@iata.org.

Instructors of our ATS's are eligible for the Certified Training Professional (CTP) certification. 

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Our ATS network

Our network of ATSs includes:

Air France

Air France Formation



Swissport Belgium

The Japan Air Cargo Institute for Safety


Certified Training Professional (CTP)

​Demonstrate your commitment as a Training Professional in your area of  expertise. IATA gives you the unique opportunity to prove your knowledge, experience, competency and skills to the market and potential employers by earning the Certified Training Professional (CTP) designation. Find out more

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