Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)


Did you know that in the past 3 years, 78 participants from 42 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

1-day (3 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA Air Cargo Fundamentals  aviation training course

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

  • 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)
3 August, 2022
Register before 13 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 20 Jul
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148941
English
USD 320
USD 440
Regular
USD 500

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
10:30-12:30 & 13:30-15:30 Miami/Montreal
16:30-18:30 & 19:30-21:30 Geneva/Paris
18:30-20:30 & 21:30-23:30 Dubai
14:30-16:30 & 17:30-19:30 UTC

4 additional classes are scheduled

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
22 August, 2022
Register before 01 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 08 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149314
English
USD 320
USD 440
Regular
USD 500

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
15:00-17:00 & 18:00-20:00 Beijing/Singapore
11:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:00 Dubai
9:00-11:00 & 12:00-14:00 Geneva/Paris
7:00-9:00 & 10:00-12:00 UTC

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
5 October, 2022
Register before 14 Sep, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 21 Sep
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148942
English
USD 336
USD 432
Regular
USD 480

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  10:30-12:30 & 13:30-15:30 Miami/Montreal
  16:30-18:30 & 19:30-21:30 Geneva/Paris
  18:30-20:30 & 21:30-23:30 Dubai
  14:30-16:30 & 17:30-19:30 UTC

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
7 November, 2022
Register before 07 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 24 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149315
English
USD 336
USD 432
Regular
USD 480

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
16:00-18:00 & 19:00-21:00 Beijing/Singapore
12:00-14:00 & 15:00-17:00 Dubai
9:00-11:00 & 12:00-14:00 Geneva/Paris
8:00-10:00 & 11:00-13:00 UTC

Air Cargo Fundamentals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
7 December, 2022
Register before 06 Sep, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 23 Nov
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149127
English
USD 336
USD 432
Regular
USD 480

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
12:00-14:00 & 15:00-17:00 Beijing/Singapore
8:00-10:00 & 11:00-13:00 Dubai
5:00-7:00 & 8:00-10:00 Geneva/Paris
4:00-6:00 & 7:00-9:00 UTC

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

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • 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.

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

Air Cargo Business Development Diploma

This virtual diploma gives in-depth exploration of the fundamentals and foundation of air cargo business management strategy, skills and development tools, and will equip you with critical competencies to succeed in an ever-changing global air cargo business environment.

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