BASIC AIR CARGO INTRODUCTORY COURSE

AAT Training Hub is also accredited to conduct the Cargo Introductory Course as part of the IATA regulations. Please contact us to enquire if you wish to send your staff for this effective program conducted by our expert trainers!

Key topics include:

  • Air Waybill completion and basic rating
  • The operation of freight forwarders
  • The operation of airline cargo units
  • International Recognised Organization geography, TACT, AOG, and other cargo manuals
  • Basic Cargo procedures

Target Audience: Freight Forwarders, Cargo Agents, Ground Handling Staff and Shippers.

Course Outline:

Unit 1:

  • Industry Regulations
  • ICAO
  • National Aviation Authorities
  • IATA & FIATA

Unit 2:

  • Air Cargo Agent
  • Consolidators
  • Operation
  • Service Function
  • Organization
  • Liability

Unit 3:

  • World Geography
  • Cities and Countries
  • IATA 3 codes
  • Calculation of Transportation Time

Unit 4:

  • Use of Guides
  • Effectively Use The Guides In Air Cargo Transport
  • OAG
  • Constructing Unpublished Transfer connections

Unit 5:

  • Aircraft types
  • Loading Charts
  • ULD Characteristics

Unit 6:

  • Handling Facilities
  • Customs Clearance
  • Storage at Airports
  • Loading/Unloading Facilities
  • Other Equipments For Successful Transport

Unit 7:

  • Air Cargo Acceptance Instructions For Carriage
  • Acceptance Based On The SLI
  • Acceptance Of Special Cargoes
  • “Ready For Carriage”

Unit 8:

  • Cargo Booking Procedures Airline booking systems
  • Procedures For Booking

Unit 9:

  • Cargo Automation
  • Cargo-IMP
  • EDI
  • EDIFACT
  • CCS
  • Cargo 2000
  • E-freight

Unit 10:

  • Air Cargo Rates & Charges
  • TACT IATA Geographical Areas and Sub-Areas
  • Brief On The Rates Columns In The Airway Bill
  • Chargeable Weight
  • Currencies, Rates and Charges
  • General Rules
  • Minimum Charges
  • GCR, SCR, NGCR and Class Rates
  • Lower Charges In Higher Weight Category Principles
  • Precedence Of Rates and Charges
  • Valuation Charges
  • Charges Collect Shipments
  • Disbursements
  • Other Charges & Fees

Unit 11:

  • The Air Way bill
  • Airline AWB
  • Neutral AWB
  • Functions Of Airlines and The Neutral AWB
  • Completion Of The Airline and Neutral AWB
  • Labelling and Markings

Unit 12:

  • Cargo Terms and Definitions
  • Revision
  • Pre-Written Summative Assessment Paper 1 and Paper 2

This preparatory program is a step towards obtaining these certificates:

  • IATA Air Cargo Diploma (DL)
  • Airside Operations Excellence Diploma
  • Air Cargo Operations Professional Diploma
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