Develop a solid foundation for your cargo career by learning the fundamentals of cargo skills and procedures.

Course details

Available as: Classroom Course / Distance Learning course
Duration: 160-200 hours course individual study, plus 50 hours of classroom course, plus 3.5 hours for exam
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

What you will learn
  • Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:
  • Make the appropriate arrangements and reservations for international air cargo shipments
  • Calculate correct rates and charges for general cargo and special cargo (specific commodity and class rates)
  • Complete Air Waybills in accordance with applicable IATA rules and procedures
  • Identify air cargo terms and expressions
  • Control and maximize the use of space in aircraft holds
  • Understand aircraft routings and industry manuals such as TACT and OAG World Airways Guides
  • Apply basic rating principles and state and operator variation
  • Follow IATA standards to accept cargo and complete documents and improve customer service
Who should attend

This course is recommended for:
  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Cargo operations managers
  • Cargo training specialists
  • Sales, reservations and acceptance staff of airlines, airport handling and surface transportation companies shipping department staff of manufacturers, wholesalers, importers and exporters
Key topics
  • Air Waybill completion and basic rating
  • The operation of freight forwarders
  • The operation of airline cargo units
  • IATA geography, TACT, AOG, and other cargo manuals
  • Basic Cargo procedures
Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 60% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.
689 Eur + VAT

The price covers:
  • the IATA enrollment fee
  • the kit containing the latest edition of the IATA Cargo Introductory manual; The OAG Cargo Guide Training Edition; The Air Cargo Tariff - TACT Training Edition
  • 6 days (aprox. 50 hours) of classroom training conducted by a fully IATA Authorised Instructor
  • reexamination fees
To the students who did not pass the first examination attempt we offer complimentary participation to the next classroom course

Cargo Introductory Key Facts

  • Regional Air Suport is an IATA ATC since 1999 and, over the years has trained hundreds of Cargo professionals with a passing rate of over 90%
  • The Diploma has an unlimited validity
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