CEIV Fresh Refresher course for Key Personnel (classroom)



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About the course

2-day (16 hours) classroom course

IATA CEIV Fresh Refresher course for Key Personnel aviation training course

IATA’s CEIV Fresh Refresher Course for Key Personnel 2-day course is tailored for key personnel in the air cargo industry and stakeholders transporting, handling and the manipulation of time and temperature sensitive perishable shipments. You will learn quality and risk management systems, utilize CEIV Fresh audit checklist updates, and gain insights into regulatory-driven air freight requirements. Upon completion, you will possess the knowledge and skills to enhance efficiency, safety and compliance in perishable cargo operations

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Course Code: CEFR-03

Course format


  • Participants must hold a valid certificate from the IATA Perishable Cargo Transportation course. If your certificate is not valid, please repeat this prerequisite course.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 or the equivalent for courses held in languages other than English.

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.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Fulfil the 3 years CEIV Fresh refresher training requirement
  • Apply the recent updates of the IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations
  • Describe and utilize latest CEIV Fresh audit checklist amendments and directives
  • Apply audit findings to ensure quality across your operations
  • Apply gained insights in regulatory-driven air freight qualification requirements
  • Stay informed of upcoming legislative initiatives
  • Share experiences with other professionals in the field and reference the discussion on practical issues you and your peers encounter in the workplace

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Developments in the CEIV Fresh program
  • Recent changes in the Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR)
  • Irregularities investigation handling
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA) identification
  • Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) follow up and reporting
  • Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Risk management elements
  • Lane Risk Assessment

Supporting materials

Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of the latest IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR) manual in e-book format for 12 months from the start of the course. It is an indispensable field publication that you will refer to throughout this course and in your day-to-day duties.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Quality management and product operations managers in an airline, handler, agent/freight forwarder
  • Warehouse handling and ramp operations managers
  • Internal quality and operations audit managers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Please note: This Certificate is valid for 36 months.

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