Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)


About

Are you interested in joining the air cargo industry and need a foundation in this area? Do you need to deploy new resources in this vital area of air cargo, fast?

This one-day course delivered by an air cargo industry expert will quickly get you up and running. You will acquire basic understanding of the terms, equipment, documents and procedures used in the global air cargo industry. You will be well equipped to make a meaningful contribution in your area immediately.

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Course code: TCGG-32-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will be held over 1 day.
  • There will be 1 live interactive virtual classroom session of 180 minutes.
  • The course will include live interactive virtual classroom sessions requiring your participation, multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Technical requirements

Please verify your hardware, software and network to support your upcoming course with IATA Training

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
12 February, 2021
Register before 22 Jan, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 29 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132218 English
Dev. Nations
USD 250
Member
USD 350
Regular
USD 400

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 sessions daily:

09:00-11:00 & 12:00-14:00 San Francisco (UTC-8)
12:00-14:00 & 15:00-17:00 Miami (UTC-5)
18:00-20:00 & 21:00-23:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

4 additional classes are scheduled

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
9 March, 2021
Register before 16 Feb, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 23 Feb
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132286 English
Dev. Nations
USD 250
Member
USD 350
Regular
USD 400

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:

08:00-10:00 & 11:00-13:00 London (UTC)
09:00-11:00 & 12:00-14:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
4 May, 2021
Register before 03 Feb, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 20 Apr
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132150 English
Dev. Nations
USD 280
Member
USD 360
Regular
USD 400

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
18 May, 2021
Register before 17 Feb, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 04 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132219 English
Dev. Nations
USD 280
Member
USD 360
Regular
USD 400

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
25 May, 2021
Register before 24 Feb, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 11 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132287 English
Dev. Nations
USD 280
Member
USD 360
Regular
USD 400

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Summarize standard terms used in air cargo
  • Identify aircraft types and equipment
  • Recognize important air cargo documents including Air WayBill
  • Describe various stakeholders and their roles in air cargo
  • Differentiate between various cargo types
  • Discuss the term “Ready for carriage”

Course content

  • Air cargo business and industry terms
  • Aircraft and equipment
  • Special cargo
  • Documents
  • Basic rating principles: actual weight, volume weight, consolidations
  • Stakeholders: shippers, forwarders, consignees
  • Regulatory authorities’ key topics

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • New entrants to the air cargo industry
  • Employees from other areas to be deployed in air cargo sales or operations
  • Junior agents, interns, counter clerks, operations personnel

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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