Cargo Warehouse Operations and ULD Build-up (classroom)



Did you know that in the past 5 years, 32 participants from 5 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

4-day (32 hours) classroom course

IATA Cargo Warehouse Operations and ULD Build-up aviation training course

This course is designed for participants engaged in Warehouse Operations including ULD handling, ULD Airworthiness control and ULD Build-up either at an elementary or supervisory level. During the course, you will have a chance to observe practical work in the warehouse and link it together with classroom theory.

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Course code: TCGP-64

Course format


  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • 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

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Cargo Warehouse Operations and ULD Build-up (classroom)

Belgium, Brussels (AVIA-RTP)
10 - 13 September, 2024
Please register by 19 Aug
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 211194
USD 1,890
USD 2,430
USD 2,700


This class is offered in cooperation with Aviato Academy (AVIA).
Please refer to AVIA for the final price.

Aviato Academy (AVIA)
Brussels Airport, Nationaal 1
Geboux 1C – Satelliet A, Zaventem
Brussels, 1930

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You may also register on the Aviato Academy website:

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What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Know and execute IATA and regulatory compliances in the warehouse
  • Confidently control, handle, store and determine ULD airworthiness and weight limits
  • Summarize the ULD certification process
  • Identify the different ULD types and loadability
  • Know how to plan and restrain cargo when distributing load in/on a ULD for an aircraft
  • Identify the different loading procedures for non-standard cargo

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Warehouse processes and safety
  • The functions and certification requirements of ULDs
  • Handling, storage, airworthiness and loadability of ULDs
  • Planning of ULDs in maximum size/contour and weight for different aircraft types according to the ULDR/AHM
  • The build-up of ULDs for aircraft and cargo restraint according to the ULDR/AHM
  • Observing on the job ULD build-up in practice
  • Loading of non-standard cargo such as AVI, PER and dangerous goods and restraint of “Special Cargo”


  • Group work and exercises
  • Observing on-the-job tasks in the warehouse

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Warehouse staff engaged in ULD build up tasks
  • Staff engaged in warehouse supervision
  • Staff involved in the load planning of aircraft and RFS services
  • ULD control management staff

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.

Please note that this Certificate is only valid for 24 months

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