IATA ULD Operations

Cargo handling & logistics · Special cargo · Classroom · Certificate: IATA

Training information

  • Length of training: 3 days
  • Language: English
  • Certificate: IATA Certificate
  • Previous knowledge required:
    • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
    • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.
  • Price:
    • Regular 2,700$ (VAT excluded)
    • Member 2,430 $ (VAT excluded)
    • Dev Nations 1,890 (VAT excluded)

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Target Audience

  • Airlines
  • Ground handlers
  • Freight forwarders
  • Shippers


Personnel directly involved in Unit Load Device (ULD) operations are required to train regularly on functions relevant to their job tasks and responsibilities. ULDs are essential for loading freight transported by air. Although ULDs are required to ensure the safe and reliable restraint of cargo during a flight, the standards for using them vary widely across the industry. The IATA ULD Regulations (ULDR) provide a simple point of reference for common technical and operational standards, regulatory requirements, and carrier requirements applicable to overall ULD operations.

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Know what is required to ensure safe and efficient ULD operations
  • Follow IATA ULD Regulations for handling and build-up
  • Work with a range of ULD handling devices and equipment
  • Fulfil your responsibilities as an airline or third-party
  • Understand why ULD handling is critical to flight safety and operations

Course content

  • Applicability of ULD Regulations
  • ULD limitations
  • Classification and identification
  • Operating specifications
  • Marking, labelling, and documentation
  • Handling procedures
  • ULD certification process

Training calendar

25/09 - 27/09/2024 · Brussels Airport Building 54 · 09.00-17.00 · Language: English

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