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Temperature Controlled Container Operations (Classroom, 2 days)

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The transport of temperature-sensitive cargo by air is a complex business, requiring expertise in the technology and regulations specific to the field.

This course will bring you up-to-speed on container types and their special operating procedures so you can ensure your equipment and services meet industry requirements.

Course format: This course is available at IATA Training Centers, regional partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training. This course provides 16 hours of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.

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What you will learn

This course prepares you to:

  • Identify container types and know their respective build-up, inspection and storage procedures
  • Select suitable facilities and equipment for your temperature-controlled operations
  • Choose the right containers for different product and aircraft types Establish in-house procedures that comply with IATA Unit Load Device Regulations (ULDR) and Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR)

Course content

  • ULD operations
    • Classification
    • Operations
    • Ground handling functions
  • Temperature-Controlled Containers (TCC)
    • Classification
    • Operations
    • Labeling
    • Ground handling functions
  • Temperature-controlled products
    • Temperature management in the supply chain
    • Processes and procedures
    • Quality management

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo operations and station managers
  • Air cargo and freight forwarder operations personnel
  • ULD managers and compliance managers
  • ULD trainers and instructional designers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% 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 toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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