Aviation Fundamentals Diploma


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.

Diploma code: DIPL-111

What you will learn

Upon completion of this diploma you will be able to:

  • Outline the history of aviation
  • Explain how different aviation entities are dependent on each other in order to provide a safe and efficient Aviation environment
  • Describe strategic methods in order to increase and manage revenue
  • Analyse how effective marketing strategies are developed within the aviation industry
  • Describe the importance of customer service

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Key Topics

  • Aviation history
  • Aviation authorities and government entities
  • Marketing principles
  • Revenue Management
  • Airline Customer Service

Who should attend

  • New Graduates
  • Young professional or professionals looking to switch career

Requirements and registration

Candidates must complete 1 Required courses and 3 Elective courses within three years.

A passing mark of 70% is required on all assignments and exams. A special distinction is awarded to candidates who obtain a distinction in all, or all but one, of all course exams and assignments that make up this Diploma.

How to obtain your diploma

  1. Complete all 1 Required and 3 selected Elective courses that make up the Diploma, within 3 years.
  2. Please contact us on our Customer Portal to request your diploma, stating the title of the diploma you are applying for and the list of courses you completed for that diploma.
  3. IATA Training will issue your diploma upon verification of your eligibility.

Required courses

Elective courses

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