Develop a solid foundation for your cargo career by gaining knowledge and skills to accept and handle special cargo products such as dangerous goods, live animals, perishables and pharmaceuticals.
The regulatory requirements for transporting special cargo by air are complex and detailed. The IATA Diploma in Special Cargo helps you understand the intricacies of these regulations and allows you to safely and efficiently handle special commodities.
Diploma code: DIPL-42
This diploma prepares you to
Preparation of dangerous goods for air transport
Acceptance of dangerous goods
Live animal regulations
Industry standards and best practices for perishable cargo transport
Candidates must complete 3 Required courses and 1 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.
Learn the most up-to-date airline and government requirements pertaining to the transport of live animals by air.
Gain the knowledge required to ship perishable goods safely and how to comply with the industry standards.
Learn the requirements of the healthcare industry for an air cargo logistics service provider, to become a player in the pharmaceutical logistics market.
Develop a solid foundation for your cargo career by learning the fundamentals of cargo skills and procedures.
Gain the competencies to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods according to the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual.
Revalidate your 24-month IATA Dangerous Goods (DGR) requirement and stay up-to-date with the legal requirements, operational restrictions, and documentation regulations for dangerous goods.
In accordance with Division 6.2 – Category A and B requirements, this course will keep you compliant with regulations for shipping infectious substances, such as those used in medical research and diagnostic fields.