International Airport Operations - Air Travel & Related Studies Center | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year Diploma in International Airport Operations has been designed to provide students with a comprehensive and well-rounded introduction to today's complex air cargo industry. Taken on-campus at the Air Travel and Related Studies Centre, this programme utilises a combination of theoretical learning and crucial, hand-on experience to give students the skills and knowledge required for a head-start in their career at an airline, freight forwarder, or ground handling company. 

Airport Operations is a growing, complex, and exciting industry that is in great need of responsible and skilled professionals. If you're looking for a career that is in high-demand, provides you with unique challenges and incredible job satisfaction, then this diploma programme offers a dynamic and innovative learning solution that gives you the practical training you need to begin building a thriving and successful career within this exciting field. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Apply ground handling principles of air cargo.
  • Critically analyse the technical characteristics of aircrafts as they relate to air cargo planning, operations, and revenue management. 
  • Evaluate the basics of cargo management. 
  • Meet the international airport standards and regulations for the growing Freight and Forwarding industry.
  • Ensure efficiency, safety and security of the airport and cargo transportation as per the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Federation of Freight Forwarders (FIATA.) 
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Certification obtained

Diploma in International Air Cargo Management

What jobs will I qualify for?

This diploma will open you up to a world of exciting careers such as:

  • Airline cargo agent
  • Air traffic control officer
  • Ground handling officer
  • General cargo reservation staff

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

A career in air cargo management is a rewarding and exciting one. In order to be considered for admission to this program, students must: 

  • Have a KCSE or equivalent. 

How do I apply?

Early application and enrolment is advised on all our courses, due to a high level of demand. To apply, you must: 

  • Fill in an application form before the admission date
  • Bring your KCSE Certificate and all other relevant documents to our main campus 
  • Call or visit us to check availability for your preferred course, if your admissions form is delayed 

Payment options

The course fee for this program is 90,000 KES per semester. We offer a flexible payment option per semester as follows: 

  • 50% of course fee in the first month 
  • 25% of course fee in the second month
  • 25% of course fee in the third month 

Detailed course information

This two year diploma is conducted on-campus at our Air Travel and Related Studies Centre. By combining theory with guaranteed work placements, students are provided with a comprehensive learning experience that extends well beyond the classroom. 

The course outline is as follows: 

  • International Airport Operations 
  • Introduction to International Cargo Operations 
  • International Dangerous Goods Regulations 
  • International Cargo Rating
  • Ground Operations Management 
  • International Airline Marketing

Where and When


Air Travel and Related Studies Centre

Rhino Park Road, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya


Air Travel and Related Studies Centre

Rhino Park Road, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya


Air Travel and Related Studies Centre

Rhino Park Road, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya


Air Travel and Related Studies Centre

Rhino Park Road, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya

This course is taught by:

Missing teacher
Winstone Sambuli

Airline and Cabin Crew and Airport Operation

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