Air Cargo Introductory Course

IATA Air Cargo Introductory Course

With over 52 million tons of cargo shipped annually, the air cargo industry is the place to be. Prepare yourself to work in the industry with this comprehensive course. You will learn about basic IATA cargo rules and procedures, how freight forwarders and airline cargo units operate, plus much more.

Who should attend

This course is mandated for IATA Cargo Agents in accordance with the IATA Cargo Agency Resolutions.

What will they learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Guide clients on the IATA rules and procedures for air freight shipments
  • Guide clients on the IATA rules and procedures for air freight shipments
  • Arrange air cargo shipments in accordance with IATA rules and procedures
  • Apply published rates and charges for air cargo shipments
  • Complete air waybills accurately
  • Prepare shipments ready for carriage
  • Course Content

  • Operations at cargo agencies, airlines, and freight forwarders
  • Air cargo acceptance basic rating principles
  • Air waybill completion
  • Industry terminology and abbreviations
  • IATA geography, TACT, and other cargo manuals
  • Cargo agent and air freight forwarder sales and marketing staff
  • Airline and manufacturer sales, reservations, and acceptance staff
  • Junior-level managers at cargo agents, airlines, and manufacturers
  • Course duration

    This course requires approximately 160-200 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam

    Exam Method: Online exam with remote supervision

  • Multiple Choice questions, Closed Text Book, the TACT Training Edition is required during the exam.
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60 correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 90 correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2
  • Certificate and Validity¬†

    An IATA Diploma is awarded to participants successfully passing the final exam

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