Supply Chain Security Management Diploma



About the diploma

Develop your credentials as a cargo security specialist with this specialized program. With subject matter direct from the organizations that set the standards for the industry, you will build a skill set you can use throughout the dynamic air cargo sector.

Diploma code: DIPL-84

What you will learn

Upon completion of this diploma you will be able to
  • Interpret the latest international regulatory requirements within the contest of your business
  • Communicate effectively about security with your supply chain stakeholders
  • Prepare the implementation of the latest industry standards, including e-CDS, customs security, and a Security Management System (SeMS)
  • Identify and manage your security risk
  • Develop your people and business management skills

Key Topics

  • Regulatory Authorities, laws and compliance
    • Regulated agent concept
    • Customs security regulations
  • Industry standards and best practice
    • World Customs Organization (WCO) SAFE framework
    • Air Cargo Advanced Screening program
    • IOSA cargo security standards and compliance
    • CSD and e-CSD concept standards
    • Commonly used cargo and handling terms
    • Cargo security risk assessment throughout the supply chain
  • Security management practices
    • Maximizing your personnel equipment and budget
    • Best practice for recruitment, training and people management
    • Building a security culture among non-security personnel

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Who should attend

This Diploma is recommended for:
  • Airline and airport cargo managers
  • Air cargo service providers
  • Police and customs authorities
  • Civil Aviation Authority representatives
  • Post and mail authorities


Candidates must complete 2 Required courses and 2 Elective courses within three years.

A passing mark of 80% 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

Elective courses

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