Waste Management in Aviation (LIVE virtual classroom)



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About the course

2-day (9 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA Waste Management in Aviation aviation training course

IATA’s Waste Management in Aviation course examines how to manage cabin waste effectively and efficiently. You will have the opportunity to review the cabin waste framework, understand the complexity of cabin waste operations within an airport environment, assess the regulatory environment that influences decision making, as well as review case studies and best practices. You will be in the position to understand the environmental and operational implications of proposed solutions and select the best options to address the relevant challenges.

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Course Code: TALM-78-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 9 hours to complete and be held over 2 consecutive days.
  • There will be 3 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 90 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with 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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  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • 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 B2B Training Specialist in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Waste Management in Aviation (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
19 - 20 November, 2024
Register before May 19, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 05 Nov
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 203742
USD 677
USD 871
USD 968

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the sources and types of waste
  • Discuss the national and international framework of operations
  • Examine best practices and real case studies
  • Set realistic goals and assess/select options for the management of each waste stream
  • Recognize and mitigate the operational implications of cabin waste management
  • Identify each stakeholder’s role and responsibilities as well as areas of cooperation
  • Develop effective SOPs and use proper KPIs to measure progress
  • Make well informed recommendations to senior management

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Waste classification
  • Waste sources
  • Regulatory framework
  • Waste management plan
  • Waste management solutions
  • Stakeholders
  • Decision making
  • Monitoring
  • Reporting

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline, Airport and Ground handling service providers (focusing on catering and cargo handling services) personnel:
    • Sustainability managers
    • Cabin managers
    • Environmental officers
    • Compliance officers

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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