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Dangerous Goods Training

Transporting Dangerous Goods by Air

COURSE OVERVIEW

Transporting dangerous goods by air is carefully regulated by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This course is designed to provide extensive knowledge of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for any hazmat employee who offers, accepts, or transports dangerous materials as air freight. Those who successfully complete this course receive an IATA accredited certificate.

COURSE DETAILS

Duration:
  • Initial Training, 2 days
  • Recurrent Training, 2 days
Training Types Available:
  • Classroom Based
  • Online Training
  • Onsite at Your Location (upon request)
Languages Available:
  • English
  • Spanish

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Shippers
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Packers
  • Consolidators
  • Airline Personnel
  • Anybody responsible for preparing, shipping, packing, handling, or arranging the transport of dangerous goods by air, or any agents acting on their behalf

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Understanding the basis of the regulations
  • Applicability and training requirements
  • Limitations, identifying hidden dangerous goods, and state and operator variations
  • Classifications of the 9 classes of dangerous goods and identifying the correct proper shipping name
  • Reviewing and understanding the SDS
  • Classification of multi-hazards
  • Using the dangerous goods list, numerical cross list, and special provisions
  • Packing requirements and instructions and Q-values
  • Understanding the UN specification markings
  • Marking and labeling of packages
  • Limited quantities and overpacks
  • Documentation
  • Handling, emergency response procedures, and security

MATERIALS INCLUDED:

  • Comprehensive DGM workbook

TRAINING DATES:

If you don’t see any dates that work for you here, please reach out to schedule classroom, online, or onsite training.