Cargo Supply Chain and Transport Modes course (partner-taught or self-study)


Did you know that in the past 3 years, 401 participants from 45 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

100-hour partner-taught or self-study course

Build necessary knowledge regarding supply chain management, logistics and different modes of transport. You will learn the key principles and concepts in freight transport management, multimodal transport operations, the unitization and containerisation of cargo, and the transportation of dangerous goods by air, land and sea.

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Course code: TCGP-80

Course format

  • This is a partner-taught or self-study course, which will take you approximately 100 hours to complete, depending on your previous knowledge and experience.
  • The course materials are provided in e-book or printed format. Please choose the format when you register.
  • You will have 12 months to complete the course and exam (enrollment validity), which starts from the date you purchase the course.
  • The recommended level for this course is Entry-level.
  • Performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Please note: Once you have completed the exam you will no longer have access to the course material, and after the 12-month enrollment validity expires you will no longer have access to the course content, nor will you be able to take the exam.

Study with the help of an Instructor

If you would prefer to study this course with the help of a local trainer, enrol at an IATA Authorized Training Center near you.

Registration information

Important: Please note that if you are purchasing courses for more than one person, you must create a User Account for each individual. Registration and payment must be done through each User Account. You cannot use one User Account to purchase courses for multiple individuals. However, you may pay for multiple individuals by one credit card or bank transfer through each individual’s User Account. If you pay by bank transfer, please attach a copy of the bank transfer issued by the sender’s bank to each individual’s order. If you are a company wishing to purchase courses for 10 or more employees, please Contact Us for more information on how to register multiple users.

Registration

USD 375 (e-book) / USD 375 (printed)
Regular
USD 420 (e-book) / USD 420 (printed)
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What you will learn

Upon completing this course the students will have the skills to:

  • State the Supply chain business process integration.
  • Understand the scope of freight forwarding services.
  • Describe advantages of multi-modal transportation.
  • Describe different types of transport corridors-Air, Road, Maritime and Inland waterways.
  • Describe the Unitisation and Carriage of Dangerous Goods.
  • Describe Diversity of Modes and Modal Competition.

Course content

  • Introduction to supply chain management
  • Freight forwarding services
  • Transport management
  • Multimodal transport
  • Unitization of cargo and transportation of dangerous goods

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • All staff involved in air cargo transport chain

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate is awarded to participants successfully passing the final exam.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course Edition List for Exams when booking your exam.

  • Method: Online exam with remote supervision
  • Format: 60 multiple-choice questions. Closed course book exam.
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60% correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 90% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

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

Air Cargo Diploma (self-study)

This diploma will give you a well-rounded introduction to today’s complex air cargo industry, helping you get a head start in your career at an airline, freight forwarder or ground handling company. You will learn about the key stakeholders in the air cargo supply chain, how they operate, and the skill sets you need to stand out as a desirable candidate.

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