Loadmaster (CEP) Liege Airport

Cargo handling & logistics · Special cargo · Classroom · Certificate: Aviato Academy

Training information

  • Length of training: 9 days in open session
  • Language: English (French language support)
  • Certification: Aviato Academy Certificate
  • Previous knowledge required:
    • Good knowledge of English.
    • First track experience preferably in cargo warehouse operations and ULD construction or in aircraft rotation coordination and load supervision.
  • Price: € 1 890 (VAT Excluded)
  • Paid Educational Leave (PEL)
  • Option on demand: ULD build up Loadmaster specific in French – 4 days with exercises.

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Target Audience

Benefit from paid educational leave (PEL) for your employees and train them as loadmaster.

  • Loaders
  • Loading supervisors
  • Platform and rotation coordinators


Guide your staff in the continuous handling and rotation of different types of aircraft. To optimise the management of ground equipment and personnel to ensure reliable punctuality, familiarise yourself with the technical procedures required for handling and loading aircraft.

  • Manage loading/unloading procedures
  • Manage aircraft rotation, resource, and process coordination
  • Apply best practices in turnaround services to be safe, fast, and economically efficient.
  • Raising awareness and implementing safety and punctuality in loading operations.

Course content

Day 1 & 2

  • Business critical (GEN 01, 02, 03, 04: Airside Safety, Aviation Security, Human Factors, Safety Management System) in English (French-speaking trainer)

Day 3

  • IATA Dangerous Goods CAT10 in English (French-speaking trainer)

Day 4 to 9

  • Weight and Balance wide body basic and narrow body familiarisation including exercises in English (French-speaking trainer)
    • Introduction
    • The four forces
    • Theory of flight
    • Flight controls
    • Consequences of overweight or out-of-balance aircraft
    • Standard and actual weights
    • Fuel
    • Principles of balance
    • Structural strength limits
    • Aircraft type familiarization
    • ULD types accepted
    • Specific Loading/Offloading Procedures
    • Loading restraint system
    • Specific DGR / Special load Loading Restrictions
    • Load Planning
    • Fuel Planning
    • Load and trim sheet


  • Load Control – Aircraft Weight and Balance principle (LOD 01) – CERTIFICATE can be provided
  • Load Control – Load Planning and Loadsheet (LOD 02) – ONLY Familiarisation on Narrow Body (B737) and Wide Body (B747)
  • Load Control – Documentation and messaging (LOD 03)

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