Integrated Risk Management (IRM) Diploma


Learn the integrated risk management techniques developed by IATA for aviation operations. Through four courses, review IRM skills and theory to manage the multiple risks that affect aviation organizations and the industry.

Diploma code: DIPL-65

What you will learn

This diploma prepares you to:

  • Assess the maturity of your organization’s risk management activities and address areas for improvement
  • Understand risk management methodology and how to apply key IRM techniques
  • Measure your risk management performance
  • Promote the importance of corporate governance and compliance with relevant regulatory standards within an organization

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Who should attend

This diploma is recommended for:

  • Insurance managers, brokers and solicitors
  • Professionals in safety, ground operations, and other operational areas
  • Operational personnel responsible for managing day-to-day risks


Candidates must complete 2 Required courses and 2 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 2 Required and 2 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.

To receive the diploma candidates must complete

  • 2 Required courses
  • 2 Elective courses

Required courses

Risk Management Implementation (Classroom, 5 days)

This course is an intensive hands-on course which will enable you to confidently identify and manage risks at the organization, department or station level.

  • English
  • Course

Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Airlines (Classroom)

Developed in accordance with ICAO principles, this course helps you fulfill SMS requirements and establish a functional SMS within your operations.

Elective courses

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