Course Information

Final test information
  • Final test delivery method: Non-supervised online test can be taken in the end of the course

  • Final test format: Multiple choice questions

  • Number of questions: 20 (drawn from a question bank)

  • Pass mark: 80% correct answers

Course references
  • IATA’s Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR)

Language versions
  • English

  • Spanish


How to register?

This eLearning course is only available for companies, not for private individuals. Course is available in all locations globally 24/7. Course can be studied immediately after purchase.


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We offer different pricing options.

Pay Per Use

  • Access for one or more persons whenever needed

  • Discounted prices available for multiple purchases


  • Priced by the number of employees and selected courses

  • Unlimited use of selected courses

  • Monthly subscription fee at discounted price

  • Dedicated training portal according to clients’ brand

This course can be tailored on request with client specific content and look & feel.

Tailor-made courses on any training subject are available on request at competitive price.
Perishable Cargo Handling (PCR) – eLearning course

Perishable goods are growing segments of air cargo and we need to ensure that products will reach the customer on-time, and in sound condition.


Shipment’s quality requires specific equipment, storage facilities, harmonised handling procedures and, proper training for all employees in transportation chain.

This course is designed for

  • Air Cargo Handling   

  • Shippers and Customs Brokers

  • Freight Forwarders

  • Cargo GSSA Personnel


Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course, a course participant will be able to:

  • understand how to prepare, package, and handle perishable shipments.

  • to become familiar with typical perishable goods that are transported by air.

  • follow global government controls.

  • learn how to react efficiently to discrepancies and irregularities. 

Course content

  • Introduction

  • Government and Carrier Regulations

  • What is Perishable Cargo

  • Packaging

  • Booking, Documentation and Labelling

  • Perishables Operations

  • Traceability, Tracking and Claims

  • Course Summary

  • Final Test


Course duration

Time required to study this course is 45 minutes.

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the final test, a participant will be awarded with an eCertificate.