IATA - Airport Operations Course (self study)


Audience/minimum qualification

This course is designed to introduce Airport Operations to both beginners and staff associated with airlines, airport handling and surface transportation companies, travel agencies and travel and tourism companies and even the general public who work or aspire to work at airports. Even senior level students from schools can benefit from this program by enhancing their career profile with additional qualification.

Course benefits

  • Know the history of aviation and understand the role airports play in the economy
  • Discover the various airport customers and partners
  • Gain knowledge about the multiple operational and business functions of airports
  • Acquire the tools to apply your knowledge and skills to your airport environment

Course contents

This course will therefore provide useful insights to Airport Operations
  • Overview of the air transportation system
  • Operational functions of the airport
  • Civil Aviation security
  • Rescue and Fire Fighting and other Support services
  • Airport issues and challenges
  • Future of airports


  • Type of Exam: External
  • Exam Duration: 1 paper of 3 hours
  • Exam Venue: to be advised as per IATA directives
  • Exam Date: to be advised as per IATA directives )

Course fee

  • AED 3,000/- (Fees subject to change)

Admission requirements

  • 2 Passport size photographs
  • Passport Copy
  • Fee as specified in Fee Policy

Refund policy

  • For course cancelled by Institution:
    100% refund of course fee
  • For course cancelled by student:
    10% refund of course fee before the commencement of course
  • No refund of course fee after the commencement of course

General terms & Conditions

  • Course and exam dates are subject to change
  • Conduct of classes is subject to minimum number of students enrolled
  • Conduct of morning/evening batches is subject to minimum number of students enrolled. In case of cancellation of either of the batches, registered students would be shifted to available batch. Student should refer to fee refund policy, in case he/she is not willing to shift the batch.
  • Courses offered during holy month of Ramadan would have different timings. Student should contact administration/CPD for new timings.


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