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IATA Airport Operations Fundamentals

IATA Airport Operations Fundamentals

This course aims to equip learners with the knowledge of various airport customers and partners and the multiple operational and business functions of airports. The course will also explore the issues and challenges facing airports now and in the future. The course prepares learners to sit in the IATA online examination for the attainment of the professional certification.

This course is recommended for the following learners:

  1. Recently appointed airport staff
  2. Travel industry staff
  3. Newcomers to the industry


IATA Airport Operations Fundamentals Course Singapore


Course Objectives

The course has been designed to prepare learners who are starting a career or wishing to expand the knowledge in airports, as to get the essential knowledge needed to succeed.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • 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


Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Academic Requirement: Completion of Secondary School education or its equivalent.


Mode of Delivery

  • Face to face classroom lecture; Individual/Group presentation/discussion;Hands on Practice


Assessment Methods

The learning outcomes will be assessed in three forms:

  • Online Participative Quiz (20%)
  • Project: Individual/Group Presentation and/or Report (30%)
  • 2 hrs 30 mins summative examination that assesses learners’ competency for employability of the learned skills. (50%)


Course Duration

  • Full-time:  40 hours (10 or 14 lessons over 2 months)
  • Part-time: 40 hours (10 or 14 lessons over 2 months)


Next Available Intake(s)

  • February, June, August, October


  1. Operational functions of the airport
  2. Rescue, firefighting and other support services
  3. Airport issues and challenges
  4. The future of airports
  5. Technological developments



Application Fee (Non-Refundable)$108
Course Fees$1,360



  • All prices stated above are inclusive of the prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST).


Register for Course

Submit the following documents and email to 

  • Completed Application Form (Click here to download the application form)
  • Preferred Start-of-Course Date

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