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Distance Learning


What is Distance Learning?

IATA distance learning courses deliver comprehensive instruction to busy aviation and travel industry professionals. Our training solutions are interactive, learner-friendly, and available in a variety of convenient formats.

Study with a partner

Get help studying your self-study course at an Authorized Training Center or Accredited Training School. We have hundreds of partner locations around the globe. Find a location near you.


Manage your learning to fit your schedule. Study at your own pace using a textbook or e-textbook and write your exam at one of IATA's 50+ examination locations worldwide. See all Distance Learning courses below.

IATA has made it easier, and more fun to learn, by offering you the chance to study your distance learning courses using an Apple iPad™ or Android tablet. Find out more.


Get the complete learning experience from your computer. Learn from fun, interactive materials and write your exam online. See all e-learning courses below.

Featured programs

We have partnered up with academic and other renowned institutions to provide you specialized aviation training with an emphasis on leadership & management and learning development that will benefit you and your organization. See all our partnerships.


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E-Learning courses

E-learning courses can be completed entirely online, and at your own pace. Your exam will be completed online and you will be able to printed your certificate for your records.

Please follow the IATA Distance Learning Course Enrolment Guide (pdf) to enrol in a course - this is also available in French: Guide d'inscription en ligne pour les étudiants (pdf).

Please Note: If you have taken a course with IATA, please do not create a new account – simply sign in with your existing account. If you have forgotten your username/password click on the ‘Forgot your username or password?’ link to reset your login credentials.

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