ULD Safety and Inspection (Virtual Classroom)


Here is your chance to learn what everybody should know about Unit load Devices (ULD) and their operation in air transport. This live, interactive instructor-led classroom session will guide you through the operation from identification right up to aircraft loading and ULD break down at destination, covering the fundamental facts of safety at this level.

Course code: TCGG-34-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will include live interactive virtual classroom sessions requiring your participation, multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Technical requirements

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  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level
  • 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

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ULD Safety and Inspection (Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
18 August, 2020
All prices are before tax. Class no: 127830 English
Dev. Nations
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Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 sessions daily:

8:30-10:30 & 14:00-16:00 Geneva (UTC+2)

10:30-12:30 & 16:00-18:00 Dubai (UTC+4)
14:30-16:30 & 20:00-22:00 Singapore (UTC+8)

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Identify different types of ULDs and what their markings represent
  • Describe the difference between certified and non-certified ULDs
  • Identify damages on ULDs (Airworthiness, ODLN).
  • Know the basics of ULD protection at build up and breakdown
  • Recognize the correct storage/transport procedures of ULDs
  • Interpret the aircraft weight limitations correctly
  • Distinguish how the ULD is secured in the aircraft

Course content

  • ULD classification and identification
  • Airworthiness according ODLN
  • Safe build-up of cargo
  • Correct weighing and ULD tagging
  • Aircraft weight limitations
  • Securing the ULD in the aircraft
  • Storage and transport of ULDs

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline Staff
  • Ground Handling Agent/CTO Staff
  • Cargo Agents/Forwarder Staff

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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