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Self-study courses enable you to focus on what matters most to you, with the choice to study either on your own or with the help of an Instructor at an IATA Partner training school. The courses on offer are specifically designed to facilitate entry to the industry in a number of sectors. They are comprehensive, requiring 30-45 hours of study for most courses, putting you at the forefront of your chosen career. Some courses can be longer in terms of suggested study hours.

Course material is available in either e-book, printed or e-learning format and all self-study examinations can now be taken online. Each successful candidate will earn an IATA certificate or diploma depending on the course selected.

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Found 75 courses and diplomas

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Advanced Skills in Journey Pricing and Ticketing (partner-taught or self-study)

Gain confidence in pricing more complex journeys that apply exceptions to standard pricing principles.

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Air Cargo Advanced Marketing (partner-taught or self-study)

This course uses our expertise to provide knowledge on cargo rating principles and Air Waybill completion, as well as basic marketing procedures.

  • English
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Air Cargo Advanced Marketing for the Leadership & Management Training Program (partner-taught or self-study)

Review cargo rates and charges, construction and combination rates, and completing air waybills with IATA and Harvard ManageMentor leading to the Diploma in Leadership & Management.

  • English
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Air Cargo Diploma (self-study)

This diploma will give you a well-rounded introduction to today’s complex air cargo industry, helping you get a head start in your career at an airline, freight forwarder or ground handling company. You will learn about the key stakeholders in the air cargo supply chain, how they operate, and the skill sets you need to stand out as a desirable candidate.

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Air Transport Fundamentals (partner-taught or self-study)

Study how the air transportation system relates to airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities and air navigation services.

  • English
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Air Transport Fundamentals for the Leadership & Management Training Program (partner-taught or self-study)

Study how the air transportation system relates to airlines, airports, Civil Aviation Authorities and Air Navigation Services.

  • English
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Airline Cabin Crew Training (partner-taught or self-study)

This course is ideal for young professionals looking to get a head start in the profession, introducing the skills and responsibilities expected by the world’s leading airlines.

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Airline Cabin Crew Training for the Leadership & Management Training Program (partner-taught or self-study)

Take this first step to becoming an airline cabin crew member while developing your people and business management skills.

  • English
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Airline Customer Service (partner-taught or self-study)

Drive outstanding customer service with the with the winning combination of knowledge, skills, and attitude.

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Airline Customer Service for the Leadership & Management Training Program (partner-taught or self-study)

Drive outstanding customer service with the with the winning combination of knowledge, skills, and attitude.

  • English
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Airline Marketing (partner-taught or self-study) - Ebook with PUBP4004-03 - English

Stay ahead of the competition by understanding and applying sound marketing principles.

  • English
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Airline Marketing for the Leadership & Management Training Program (partner-taught or self-study)

Stay ahead of the competition by understanding and applying sound marketing principles.

  • English
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Airline Revenue Management (partner-taught or self-study)

Discover the techniques applied by airlines to derive revenue from seat sales to maximize profitability.

  • English
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Airline Revenue Management for the Leadership & Management Training Program (partner-taught or self-study)

Discover the techniques applied by airlines to derive revenue from seat sales to maximize profitability.

  • English
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Airport Operations Foundation Diploma (self-study)

This Diploma is designed to address the audience of prospective Airport and Ground Operations professionals. The variety of available courses gives the opportunity to identify the key areas required to be able to perform task safely and efficiently.

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Airport Operations Fundamentals (partner-taught or self-study)

Starting a career or wishing to expand your knowledge in airports? Get the essential knowledge you need to succeed.

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Airport Operations Fundamentals for the Leadership & Management Training Program (partner-taught or self-study)

Starting a career or wishing to expand your knowledge in airports? Get the essential knowledge you need to succeed

  • English
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Airport Ramp Services with IGOM (partner-taught or self-study)

Improve your understanding of ground service tasks and procedures, including safety and security measures.

  • English
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Airport Ramp Services for the Leadership & Management Training Program with IGOM (partner-taught or self-study)

Improve your understanding of ground service tasks and procedures, including safety and security measures.

  • English
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Assisting Travelers with Special Needs (partner-taught or self-study)

Identify customers who may have special travel needs and require non-emergency special services, support or accommodation from suppliers

  • English
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Aviation Fundamentals Diploma (self-study)

This self-study diploma will provide new graduates looking to join the air transport industry or professionals looking to move into the industry, with a solid understanding of the industry. Learn about the history of aviation, its different components and interdependencies among: airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities and air navigation services that needs to work in harmony in order to ensure safety and efficiency. You will also discover proficient and effective ways of increasing sales and revenue with the right marketing strategy.

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Aviation Safety Fundamentals (partner-taught or self-study)

Gain a basic understanding of the general principles and concepts of safety to help you develop a ‘safety conscience’.

  • English
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Aviation Safety Fundamentals Diploma (self-study)

This self-study diploma will provide new graduates looking to join the air transport industry or professionals looking to move into the aviation industry specifically within the area of aviation safety.

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Aviation Safety Fundamentals for the Leadership & Management Training Program (partner-taught or self-study)

Providing you with a basic understanding of the general principles and concepts of safety to help you develop a ‘safety conscience’.

  • English