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An all-encompassing course for newcomers to the field of load control.
Learn the theories and principles of weight and balance as per the standard IATA Design Manual and Automated Load Sheet. This course prepares you for the Load Controller certification.
This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.
- This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
- Student performance will be based on an assessment
- Participants should have prior knowledge of airport layouts, operations and facilities.
- Recommended level is Intermediate and Management
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.
|Jul 15 - Jul 19, 2019 - Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
2 additional classes are scheduled. See all
What you will learn
Upon completing this course you will be able to:
- Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Summarize the basic principles of flight, related to aircraft weight and balance
- Recognize the terms used in the field
- Identify the various weights used in the compilation of a load sheet
- Analyze the use of indexes and % Mean Aerodynamic Chord (MAC)
- Recognize the design of trim and table charts
- Review the standard IATA manual load sheet and drop line trim chart and the IATA standard electronic data processed load sheet
- Basic theory of flight
- Aircraft weights and indexes at different flight stages
- Initial aircraft weights and indexes
- Aircraft operating and structural weights
- Aircraft limiting weights
- Theory of balance
- Balance theory applied to aircraft
- Drop line trim chart and its function
- The manual load/trim sheet and the standard IATA EDP Load/trim sheet compilation
Who should attend
- Ramp/loading/passengers handling supervisors
- Ramp/loading/passengers handling agents
- Airline staff working at an airport
- Ground handling agents and supervisors
- Future load controllers
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.
This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:
About IATA Classroom Training
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Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.
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