Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Initial - Category 6

Safety is paramount in the aviation industry: Ensure that you know how to read and apply the regulations for the transport of dangerous goods by air. These regulations include legal requirements, operational restrictions, packaging instructions, marking, labeling, and documentation to ensure the safe transportation of these goods. Gain the competencies to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods according to the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual.

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an IATA qualified Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Apply IATA’s DGR manual and verify the correctness of dangerous goods transport documents
  • Perform the responsibilities involved in accepting, storing, loading and inspecting dangerous goods
  • Understand the legal responsibilities involved with the transportation of dangerous good

This course is recommended for:

  • Interpret and review the current IATA DGR manual
  • Responsibilities of operator and shipper
  • Limitations
  • Excepted and limited quantities
  • State and operators’ variations
  • Classification and identification
  • Packaging, marking, and labeling requirements
  • Shipment of radioactive materials
  • Loading, storage and inspection and emergency procedures
  • Air waybill, Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods, and Notification to Captain

  • A complimentary copy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual is provided with the course material.
  • Note: Please come prepared with a Calculator: This course involves calculation exercises, please bring a calculator.

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline cargo acceptance and cargo agency staff
  • Cargo operations and ground handling staff
  • Station managers responsible for the safe transport of dangerous goods
  • Shippers, cargo agents, consolidators, freight forwarders
  • instructional designers and instructors of DGR

Note: This course meets the training requirements for personnel listed in category 6 as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR.

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

  • Dangerous Goods Operations Diploma
  • Special Cargo Handling Diploma
  • Dangerous Goods Quality Specialist Diploma

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Duration

5 days


Classroom %

100%


Start

On demand


End

N/A