Temperature Controlled Container Operations (classroom)



Did you know that in the past 5 years, 19 participants from 4 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

2-day (16 hours) classroom course

IATA Temperature Controlled Container Operations  aviation training course

The transport of temperature-sensitive cargo by air is a complex business, requiring expertise in the technology and regulations specific to the field. This course will bring you up-to-speed on container types and their special operating procedures so you can ensure your equipment and services meet industry requirements.

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Course code: TCGP-88

Course format


  • 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

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Temperature Controlled Container Operations (classroom)

Netherlands, Amsterdam (IATA)
19 - 20 September, 2024
Register before Jun 19, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 29 Aug
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 200715
USD 1,208
USD 1,552
USD 1,728

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What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify container types and know their respective build-up, inspection and storage procedures
  • Select suitable facilities and equipment for your temperature-controlled operations
  • Choose the right containers for different product and aircraft types Establish in-house procedures that comply with IATA Unit Load Device Regulations (ULDR) and Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR)

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • ULD operations
    • Classification
    • Operations
    • Ground handling functions
  • Temperature-Controlled Containers (TCC)
    • Classification
    • Operations
    • Labeling
    • Ground handling functions
  • Temperature-controlled products
    • Temperature management in the supply chain
    • Processes and procedures
    • Quality management

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo operations and station managers
  • Air cargo and freight forwarder operations personnel
  • ULD managers and compliance managers
  • ULD trainers and instructional designers

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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