Temperature Mapping Study (classroom)

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About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

Temperature mapping is a process of identifying the differences and changes in temperature that occur within a designated storage area. A temperature mapping exercise for any new temperature-controlled storage area shall be carried out before its use, according to the international regulations such as WHO, EU Good Distribution Practices Guidelines (GDP) and International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE). During this course you will gain theoretical and practical knowledge on how to conduct a temperature mapping study related to storage areas designated for temperature-controlled healthcare products.

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

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Course code: TCGT-15

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.


  • Participants are recommended to have prior knowledge of GDP for pharma and healthcare products.
  • 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

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Next class

Temperature Mapping Study (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
5 - 7 September, 2022
Register before 15 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 15 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148758
USD 1,650
USD 2,150
USD 2,400

2 additional classes are scheduled

Temperature Mapping Study (classroom)

Austria, Linz (GNG-RTP)
12 - 14 October, 2022
Please register by 21 Sep
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 152455
USD 1,750
USD 2,250
USD 2,500

This class is offered in cooperation with AviationNOW Airfreight Academy.

AviationNOW Airfreight Academy.

AviationNOW Airfreight Academy
Flughafen Linz,
Flughafenstrasse 1
Horsching – 4063

Tel: +43 676 5056006
Email: buchung@luftfrachtakademie.com
Website: airfreightacademy.com

Temperature Mapping Study (classroom)

Belgium, Brussels (IATA)
30 November - 2 December, 2022
Register before 30 Aug, 2022 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 09 Nov
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148318
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
USD 2,000

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Enhance your understanding of pharma specific requirements in the area of in-transit and/or cross dock storage
  • Provide insights in practical application and enhance audit readiness
  • Discuss regulatory requirements, national and international related to storage of Time and Temperature Sensitive Pharmaceutical Products (TTSPPs)
  • Identify levels of application of these requirements for GHAs, airlines and forwarders in air freight supply chain
  • Relate practical insight from mapping study Protocol preparation to final Temperature mapping Report
  • Select the best strategy for deciding on type and number of EDLMS, where to place control devices according to risk assessment

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:
  • Regulatory requirements for storage of medicinal products
  • General requirements for storage areas for Time and Temperature Controlled Products
  • Use of Electronic Data Logging Monitor (EDLMS)
  • Pharma specific storage area requirements
  • Temperature mapping study preparation and execution


  • Group exercises
  • Practical review

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Pharma responsible personnel
  • Quality assurance managers
  • Warehouse and operation managers

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.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

Pharmaceutical Handling Diploma

Preparing you with the regulatory and operational foundations you need to start handling temperature-controlled shipments and show you how to build specialized pharmaceutical services into your daily operations.

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