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Cargo Security Awareness

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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 53 participants from 23 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

Build necessary awareness regarding air cargo security and understand applicable regulations, latest concepts and basic principles of security in cargo environment.

Course format

This distance learning course is available in eTextbook format.
  • This course requires approximately 160 - 200 hours of study, to be completed in 18 months.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Understand your role in cargo security chain
  • Identify possible targets in cargo area
  • Implement and enforce security in your working environment
  • Gain knowledge of the importance of human factors in achieving security
  • Understand the real benefit to you and to prospective employers

Key topics

  • Threats to aviation and introduction to cargo security;
  • Importance of implementation of security measures;
  • Catering and mail security;
  • Crime prevention;
  • Recognition and management of treats;
  • Human factors in Cargo security.

Who should attend

  • All personnel involved in air cargo transport chain
  • Staff working in companies under regulated agent regime
  • Freight forwarders personnel operating in the field of air transport
  • Those required to undergo an Security Awareness course before obtaining an airport access ID

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the final examination.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Distance Learning Exams, and check the Distance Learning - Course edition list for exams when booking your exam.

  • Exam Delivery Method: Supervised exam in IATA Exam location. Physical Attendance is required. Depending on exam venue availability online exams are available.
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions. Close text Book
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 36 correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 54 correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

Additional information

This training may be used as a foundation for personnel who have to execute cargo security functions.

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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