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Self-study courses enable you to focus on what matters most to you, with the choice to study either on your own or with the help of an Instructor at an IATA Partner training school. The courses on offer are specifically designed to facilitate entry to the industry in a number of sectors. They are comprehensive, requiring 30-45 hours of study for most courses, putting you at the forefront of your chosen career. Some courses can be longer in terms of suggested study hours.

Course material is available in either e-book, printed or e-learning format and all self-study examinations can now be taken online. Each successful candidate will earn an IATA certificate or diploma depending on the course selected.

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Found 54 courses and diplomas

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Foundation in Travel and Tourism Diploma

Acquire essential knowledge and skills to work in the travel and tourism industry and become an effective travel professional. Provide advice on flight, accommodation and tour products, and how to ensure travelers fulfill necessary travel requirements.

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Foundation in Travel and Tourism with Amadeus Diploma (partner-taught or self-study)

Acquire essential knowledge and skills to work in the travel and tourism industry and become an effective travel professional.

  • English
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Foundation in Travel and Tourism with Galileo Diploma (partner-taught or self-study)

Acquire essential knowledge and skills to work in the travel and tourism industry and become an effective travel professional.

  • English
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Foundation in Travel and Tourism with Sabre Diploma (partner-taught or self-study)

Acquire essential knowledge and skills to work in the travel and tourism industry and become an effective travel professional.

  • English
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Fundamental Skills in Journey Pricing and Ticketing (partner-taught or self-study)

Learn the language of fare construction and fare rules so you provide your customers with the best advice and the lowest fare for their air itinerary.

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General Air Cargo Sustainability Awareness: A Masterclass (LIVE virtual classroom)

A Masterclass providing you with a high-level overview of what sustainability means and how aviation can address it from an environmental, economic and social perspective with a special focus on air cargo.

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General Aviation Sustainability Awareness: A Masterclass (LIVE virtual classroom)

A Masterclass providing you with a high-level update on different aspects of sustainability in aviation.

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Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing - SABRE (partner-taught or self-study)

Explore and interpret the Sabre Global Distribution Systems Fares (GDS) by using mileage system pricing.

  • English
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Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing - AMADEUS (partner-taught/self-study)

Explore and interpret the Amadeus Global Distribution Systems Fares (GDS) by using mileage system pricing.

  • English
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Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing - GALILEO (partner-taught or self-study)

Explore and interpret the Galileo Global Distribution Systems Fares (GDS) by using mileage system pricing

  • English
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Ground Operations Management with AHM (partner-taught or self-study)

Learn how to supervise an airline station in a self-handled or out-sourced environment. Study the latest trends in passenger and baggage handling.

  • English
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Human Factors and Safety Management Fundamentals (partner-taught or self-study)

Providing you with the principles of Human Factors and Safety Management Fundamentals and the necessary knowledge to foster and promote a positive safety culture within your organization

  • English
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Infectious Substances Shipping Regulations course (partner-taught or self-study)

Examine technical aspects and how to ship infectious substances by air (Division 6.2).

  • English
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Introduction to the Airline Industry in a Changing World (partner-taught or self-study)

Start with the essentials. Learn everything you need to know to launch a career in the airline industry.

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Live Animals Regulations (LAR) course (partner-taught or self-study)

Use IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual to ship live animals safely and to comply with industry standards.

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Managing the Travel Business Diploma (partner-taught or self-study)

Improve your skills to supervise and manage a team, to initiate change and make business decisions based on sound negotiating strategies

  • English
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Managing the Travel Business Diploma (self-study)

Learn more about management roles and responsibilities in the travel industry, how to motivate and inspire employees, improve your negotiation skills and understand how to provide special interest travel and tour production

  • English
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Network Development and Management Diploma

This diploma provides the basis and practical know-how to effectively develop the skills required to achieve key commercial objectives.

  • English
  • Español
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Passenger Agent Essentials Bundle (Digital Edition)

The combination of topics offered in these courses provides a detailed introduction to the role of passenger services agent with a focus on procedures and customer service.

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Passenger Experience Excellence Diploma

Designed to cover passenger experience and digital transformation trends to provide your passengers with a seamless, secure and efficient travel journey that is highly personalized.

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Passenger Ground Services (partner-taught or self-study)

Obtain the skills you need to provide assistance and related passenger services at the check-in, gate and concourse of your airport.

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Passenger Ground Services with Amadeus Altéa DCS (partner-taught or self-study)

Obtain the skills you need to provide assistance and related passenger services at the check-in, gate and concourse of your airport.

  • English
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Ramp Handling Essentials Bundle (Digital Edition)

The combination of topics offers a 360 degree knowledge of airside activities with a focus on Safety, Emergency response, Marshalling and Aircraft Turnaround operations.

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Revenue Accounting and Control Diploma - Passenger Stream

Get the vital tools and techniques to protect your hard-earned revenue and improve your bottom-line.

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