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IATA Cargo Introductory Course

Este curso también es dado en Español.

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Develop a solid foundation for your cargo career by learning the fundamentals of cargo skills and procedures.

Available as: Distance Learning course
Duration: 160-200 hours for course plus 3 hours for exam
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • Air Waybill completion and basic rating
  • The operation of freight forwarders
  • The operation of airline cargo units
  • IATA geography, TACT, AOG, and other cargo manuals
  • Basic Cargo procedures

Certificate awarded

An IATA Diploma is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 60% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step towards earning an IATA Diploma in:

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Identify air cargo terms and expressions
  • Control and maximize the use of space in aircraft holds
  • Understand aircraft routings and industry manuals such as TACT and OAG World Airways Guides
  • Apply basic rating principles and state and operator variation
  • Follow IATA standards to accept cargo and complete documents and improve customer service

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Cargo operations managers
  • Cargo training specialists

Additional information

This course can optionally be combined with Harvard ManageMentor.

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