Instructional Techniques (Classroom, 3 days)

Some of these topics are also explored in the following virtual classroom course:

Did you know that in the past 5 years, 572 participants from 68 countries have taken this course with IATA?


It takes more than technical competence for you to successfully deliver aviation training. This course will develop your knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to effectively develop, conduct and evaluate a course. Learn how to use the skills needed to conduct an effective training program to create a positive learning environment; coach and motivate trainees; manage conflict, and much more.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

Course code: TAPH-03

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment


  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

Next class

Instructional Techniques (Classroom, 3 days)

Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong (JAA-RTP)
11 - 13 October, 2021
Please register by 20 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 139139 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,540
USD 1,980
USD 2,200

This class is offered in cooperation with JARDINE AIRPORT SERVICES LIMITED.

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For information and to register, please contact:

Jardine Aviation Academy
4/F CNAC House, 12 Tung Fai Road
Hong Kong International Airport
Tel: +852 2216 2433

2 additional classes are scheduled

Instructional Techniques (Classroom, 3 days)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
25 - 29 October, 2021
Register before 04 Oct, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 04 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132815 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,440
USD 1,880
USD 2,100

Instructional Techniques (Classroom, 3 days)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
6 - 10 December, 2021
Register before 05 Sep, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 15 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132973 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,232
USD 1,584
USD 1,760

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to effectively, prepare for, start, conduct and wrap-up a training event
  • Apply basic principles of learner-centered training by identifying and selecting appropriate instructional techniques
  • Practice the basic skills of a facilitative approach to training
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a training event and your skill as a learner-centered instructor

Course content

  • Role of the instructor and instructor attributes
  • Working with lesson plans, objectives, learning outcomes
  • Handling classroom dynamics
  • Cognitive vs experiential learning
  • Use of games, exercises and visual aids
  • Course evaluation and feedback

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  • Interactive exercises and role play
  • Group discussions
  • Create and deliver a lesson plan with feedback and guidance from the instructor

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Instructors
  • Training specialists and managers
  • Subject matter experts with little instructional experience

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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