ULD Train the Trainer (classroom)



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About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA ULD Train the Trainer  aviation training course

Enhance your skills as a Unit Load Device (ULD) instructor with the latest teaching methods. Develop teaching objectives specific to ULD build-up and handling by reviewing flight accidents, and understand the function of regulatory regimes in flight safety. Ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest standards, guidelines and best practices with this hands-on course, which focuses on both training and ULD operations and management. Over 5 days you will boost your skills, and identify and address your needs as an instructor by testing and developing your classroom skills. With the help of performance objectives, learn how to design lesson plans and instructional aids, and gain practical experience by preparing and presenting short lessons during the course.

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Course code: TCGP-44

Course format


  • Participants should have prior knowledge of Basic ULD build-up and handling rules.
  • 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

ULD Train the Trainer (classroom)

China, Beijing (IATA)
23 - 27 September, 2024
Register before Jun 23, 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 01 Sep
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 207816
USD 2,236
USD 2,876
USD 3,196

Please note that prices DO NOT include the 6% Chinese VAT. The VAT must be paid additionally if applicable to your registration.

Find out more about our IATA Training Center in Beijing, including details about the Training Center, a map to help you find it, and a schedule of all the upcoming courses being held in Beijing.

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Improve your own knowledge of ULD operations and management
  • Transfer knowledge effectively and efficiently to your target group
  • Plan a training course concept for your target group
  • Conduct the training course using different methods of delivery
  • Coach other trainers in your company on the art of conveying information effectively

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • ULD safety and security
  • ULDs and aircraft
  • ULD build-up rules
  • Planning a ULD course (concept)
  • Conducting a ULD course
  • Communication within the warehouse
  • Human Factors (why mistakes happen)


  • ULD build-up in practice
  • Group work on course planning
  • Presentation of group work

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Full time company trainers-to-be in this field
  • People involved in the planning and development of course curricula
  • Senior warehouse staff who exercise coaching and have internal training duties
  • Training department managers who seek specific knowledge

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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