IATA Distance Learning Courses available from Professional Training

Study IATA courses at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home.

Various courses in the International Cargo and Aviation Training programs are available, including Dangerous Goods Awareness, Security Awareness and Safety Management Systems.

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IATA Authorised Training Center

As an Authorised training centre, Professional Aviation Services offers selected IATA Training Courses to individuals who are interested in completing IATA courses. Studying through an IATA ATC offers students the benefit of support from qualified instructors.

IATA Courses are offered in two formats: Distance Learning and e-Learning Courses.

Selected courses are available in two training programs, the International Cargo Training Program (ZA-PRI-1-14-001) and the International Aviation Training Program (ZA-PRI-3-16-001).

Courses on offer through Professional Training

Dangerous Goods by Air

  • Dangerous Goods Regulations: Initial (cat. 3)
  • Dangerous Goods Regulations: Recurrent (cat. 3)
  • Dangerous Goods Awareness: Cat. 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Shipping Guidelines for Infectious Substances


  • Live Animals Regulations
  • Shipping Perishable Cargo

Security Awareness

  • Aviation Security Awareness
  • Cargo Security Awareness

Safety Management

  • Introduction to Safety Management Systems

Find out more about how it works


Course Types

Distance and E-Learning

Students receive the material and study the course material at their own speed, preparing for a scheduled written exam, or an on-line exam, which can be completed at their convenience.

For certain courses, exams take place at an IATA Examination Centre.

The course needs to be completed within a certain time frame.

Support is offered through the instructor’s who work at the ATC.



Customer Service

At Professional Training, we facilitate the course registration process with IATA, handle any queries, and provide administrative support, liasing with IATA on your behalf.

If you are interested in any courses that we currently do not offer, we can also assist you in registering for those courses.


Course Support

Qualified Instructors

Professional Training offers all students course support throughout their study period.

Qualified Instructors are available in order to answer any questions that students may have about the course material.


How to Register

Contact us

Interested in completing an IATA course?

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