Dangerous Goods by Air - Initial and Refresher

Course Aims:

The objective of this course is to ensure that students can prepare a dangerous goods shipment in accordance with the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations or verify that a dangerous goods shipment has been properly prepared for acceptance by an operator.

Participants:

Shippers, packers, freight forwarders / cargo agents processing dangerous goods and acceptance staff responsible for dangerous goods shipments.

Course Objectives:

To ensure that personnel responsible for shipping dangerous goods can:

  • Understand and apply the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Understand their responsibilities
  • Classify dangerous goods according to the type of hazard and degree of danger
  • Identify Proper Shipping Names
  • Identify dangerous goods which are forbidden for air transport
  • Understand and apply the information contained in the List of Dangerous Goods
  • Correctly pack dangerous goods in the appropriate packagings
  • Mark and label packages
  • Document shipments
  • Accept or reject a shipment based on the above
  • Appropriately handle and stow dangerous goods

Contents:

The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
Classes, UN numbers, Proper Shipping Names and Packing Groups      
Limitations
Classification
Identification and the List of Dangerous Goods
Self-classification
Packing
Marking and labelling
Documentation
Acceptance
Operations

At the end of the course there is an examination with a pass mark of 75% with successful candidates being issued a certificate valid for 2 years.

We provide examinations for Shippers, Operators and dual function.

First time candidates are required to sit the full 3 day course.

Candidates requiring recurrent training may sit the full 3 day course again or may be eligible to undertake the 1 day refresher.

Exam only bookings may be made.

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