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IATA / Airline safety / Airline Operations / Airport

IATA Transport of Pharma Products and Vaccines by Air

Course by: International Air Transport Association

SKU: TTP082015

Price $234.00 CAD
# Seats

Time and temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products, such as vaccines, medicines, and other healthcare products require specific handling, monitoring, process controls, transportation and storage requirements.

Through this e-learning course, you will understand these commodity specifics, as well as the requirements for packaging, documentation and physical handling. Learn about product and transport process temperature ranges, packaging technologies, key risk factors and critical control points in the pharma handling process, particularly in relation to the transportation of COVID-19 vaccines.

Course format This course requires approximately 1.5 hours of study, to be completed in 6 months from the purchase date. Student performance will be based on an examination.

What you will learn?

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Recognize differences in pharmaceutical products and their main characteristics
  • Recognize pharmaceutical product packaging types, transport equipment and active/passive shipping systems
  • Discuss regulatory requirements for handling and transporting time and temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products
  • Describe air freight supply chain stakeholders, roles and responsibilities and important process milestones
  • Manage requirements for documentary and physical handling of pharma shipments in air freight

Course content

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Commodity types and characteristics
    • Product and distribution temperature requirements
    • Product packaging
  • Pharma regulations and air freight
  • Air freight shipment documentation and labelling for TTSPPs
  • Storage handling procedures for pharma
  • Handling process and Critical Control Points
  • Shipment track and trace

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • All staff involved in the transport and handling of pharmaceutical products
  • Airline staff and shippers transporting time and temperature sensitive healthcare products
  • Primary producers or manufacturers of pharmaceutical and healthcare goods

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records.

Exam information

  • Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
  • You will be given 45 minutes to complete 14 multiple choice questions.
  • Passing grade is 80% correct answers.
  • You will be given 2 attempts to successfully complete the final exam.