Course Detail: LGM-101 - IATA Cargo Introductory Course in association with IATA [LGM 101]

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International Air Transportation Association's (IATA) Cargo Introduction, part of a joint Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate with the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), provides a broad understanding of cargo agency and airline operations. Students will also become familiar with related subjects such as industry terminology and abbreviations, world geography, air cargo acceptable basic rating principles and air waybills. This course may only be taken as part of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate.

What You Will Learn

Upon completing this course, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of:

  • Giving appropriate guidance to clients concerning air freight shipments in accordance with the IATA rules and procedures.
  • Making appropriate arrangements and reservations for air cargo shipments in accordance with the IATA rules and procedures.
  • Correctly applying published rates and charges for air cargo shipments in accordance with the applicable IATA resolutions.
  • Completing air waybills accurately and in accordance with the applicable IATA resolution.
  • Preparing shipments ready for carriage in accordance with the applicable IATA resolution.

Key Topics

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  • Air cargo acceptance
  • The air cargo agency
  • Air cargo rates and charges
  • The air waybill
  • Aircraft
  • Cargo automation
  • Cargo booking procedures
  • Handling facilities
  • Industry regulations
  • Use of guides
  • World geography

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for:

  • All sales and marketing staff of cargo agents and air freight forwarders (consolidators)
  • Sales, reservations, and acceptable staff of airlines, airport handling, and surface transportation companies
  • Shipping department staff of manufacturers, wholesalers, importers, and exporters
  • Junior and middle management staff of cargo agents, airlines, and manufacturers who wish to refresh their knowledge of current international air cargo rating procedures
  • Anyone wanting to update their knowledge of air cargo acceptance and rating procedures, or to enter the field of logistics and supply chain management

Certificate Awarded

An Embry-Riddle Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of the entire Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program (4 courses). Students are also awarded the Air Cargo Professional (ACP) designation by IATA.

Course Format

This is a 100% online asynchronous self-paced course. Coursework is web-based with no additional software required, although a reliable internet connection is recommended. This course requires approximately 45 hours of study to be completed within 12 months of the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, students will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.

Student performance is assessed by an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Exam Information

Please read IATA's Exam Information on partner-taught and self-study exams.

  • Exam method: Online exam
  • Exam format: Multiple-choice questions, closed textbook
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Time allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing grade: 60% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

 Session Information: W0924-LGM101-V1

Schedule: starting on 09/01/24 and ending on 08/31/25
DO NOT ADD TO CART - Please visit IATA's webpage for payment : $1400.00

Facility Detail

Worldwide Online
1 Aerospace Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 481-9070