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International Air Cargo Managment


International Air Cargo Managment is a 2 years Diploma examined by IATA.

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About International Air Cargo Managment

This IATA International Air Cargo Management diploma will give you a well-rounded introduction to today’s complex air cargo industry, helping you get a head start in your career at an airline, freight forwarder or ground handling company. 
You will learn about the key stakeholders in the air cargo supply chain, how they operate, and the skill sets you to need to stand out as a desirable candidate

IATA Cargo and Logistics training have an unparalleled track record in helping thousands of air cargo professionals stay at the top of their game. We offer the industry’s most dynamic and innovative training solutions for every aspect of the supply chain, including strategy, business planning, and development, management and optimization, business intelligence, operations, and handling.

Career Path

  • Airline Cargo Agents
  • General Cargo Reservation and Acceptance staff
  • Clearing and Forwarding officers of Shipping Companies
  • Air traffic Control Officers
  • Ground handling officers
  • Airline marketing officers
  • Non-government organizations

Entry requirements for International Air Cargo Managment

  • Minimum O-level Mean Grade is C- (Minus) or equivalent
  • Passion for Customer Service
  • Proficiency in use of IT
  • Interpersonal skills

Institutions offering International Air Cargo Managment


Mombasa Aviation Training Institute

Private College Mvita

Mombasa Aviation Training Institute is a world-class tertiary institution that offers a wide range of courses in aviation studies, hospitality & tourism, business studies, freight forwarding, media studies,...

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East Africa Institute of Certified Studies

Private College Starehe

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies (EAICS) has years of experience in delivering effective and efficient training at Diploma and Certificate levels in areas such as ICT, Business...

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Kenya Aeronautical College

Private College Langata

Kenya Aeronautical College is an aviation training institution based in Wilson Airport - Nairobi, Kenya. We first began in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2003 and have maintained a tradition...

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Air Travel and Related Studies Center

Private College Langata

Air Travel and Related Studies Centre has a long-standing reputation in providing courses in Travel and Tourism, Cabin Crew, Airport Operations ,Hotel Management  Food Production and international languages....

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Epic Aviation College

Private College Starehe

Epic Aviation College for Aviation is a modern day learning center that offers courses in community development, hospitality, tours and travel courses.Epic Aviation College is situated at the...

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Eldoret Aviation Training Institute

Private College Soy

Eldoret Aviation Training Institute (EATI) was established in February 1999 to enhance excellence in Aviation and Commercial training within the East and Central Africa Region. It was conceptualized...

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Objectives of International Air Cargo Managment

This IATA International Air Cargo Management diploma aims to train highly qualified personnel who will meet the international Airport standards and regulations for the growing Freight and Forwarding Industry as well as the Airline industry.

This is to ensure efficiency safety and security of the airport and cargo transportation as per the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders (FIATA).

International Air Cargo Managment - Programme

  • Cargo Advanced Rating and Marketing
  • Cargo Introductory Course
  • Cargo Supply Chain and Transport Modes
  • Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) – Initial
  • Aviation Security
  • Airside Safety
  • Practical "On-The-Job" Training

International Airport Operations

  • Understanding the Airport & its challenges.
  • Airport Security.
  • The Future of Airports.
  • Flight Dispatch.
  • Principles of Navigation.
  • Meteorology & Radiotelephony.
  • Weight and Balance and Air Law.
  • Human Factors.

International Cargo Introductory

  • The Air Cargo Agency Industry Regulations.
  • Air Cargo acceptance & Handling Facilities.
  • The Aircraft Loading Principle and Booking Procedures.
  • Air Cargo Rates and Charges.

International Dangerous Goods Regulations

  • Applicability and Limitations of dangerous goods regulations.
  • Classifications and identification of dangerous goods.
  • Marking, labeling & Packing of dangerous goods.
  • Shipping of radioactive Material.
  • International Cargo Rating.

International Cargo Rating

  • Review of the basic Air Cargo rating principle.
  • Construction rates (Add on Amounts) & currency regulations.
  • Combination of rates and charges & unit load devices.
  • Mixed consignments.

Ground Operations Management

  • Roles and Duties of a Station Manager.
  • Airline/ Airport Security.
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Baggage Handling Management
  • People Management

International Airline Marketing

  • Market segmentation & Research.
  • Aircraft operating costs and profitability.
  • The promotional Mix.
  • Distributing and Marketing Planning.
  • Marketing Effectiveness audit.
  • Airline Pricings.

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