Cargo Management

Course Overview

The IATA/FIATA Course is one of the requirements for accreditation as an IATA Cargo Agent. The Course takes into account a number of changes in the air cargo industry and the evolution of the industry towards the adoption of the Montreal Protocol.


Designed For

It is designed for the traffic and operations staff of international air cargo agents but is also useful to sales and marketing staff of cargo agents and consolidators; sales, reservations and acceptance staff of airlines, airport handling and surface transportation companies; shipping department staff of manufacturers, wholesalers, importers and exporters.


How You Will Benefit

  • Make 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


Course Content

  • Industry regulations; ICAO -IATA - FIATA
  • The air cargo agency; The IATA cargo agent -The consolidator
  • World geography; IATA 3-letter codes -time differences -calculation of transportation times
  • Use of Guides; the OAG Air Cargo Guide
  • Aircraft; bulk loading limitations -Unit Load
  • Devices (ULDs) Handling facilities; aircraft and cargo terminal facilities
  • Air cargo acceptance
  • Cargo booking procedures
  • Cargo automation
  • Air cargo rates and charges; application of TACT (The Air Cargo Tariff)
  • The Air Waybill; completion - labelling and marking

Note: Persons holding the IATA/FIATA International Air Cargo Diploma are considered qualified under the terms of the IATA Resolutions applicable to IATA's accreditation of Cargo Agents.


Eligibility Criteria

+2 standard or Above

Course Duration

1 Year


Exam Schedule

Type of Exam: Offline & Objective

Exam Duration: 1 Paper of 3 hours

Exam Venue: To be advised as per IATA directives

Exam Months: March - June - September - December

Exam Date: To be advised as per IATA directives



Price available on call