This online course covers how to use the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, shipper and operator responsibilities, and the proper methods to safely identify, document, package, mark, label, handle, and load individual classes of dangerous goods.
It also contains modules for each of all 9 classes of dangerous goods which take a step-by-step approach to identifying the specific requirements for proper handling and transportation.
This course satisfies all air transport carrier dangerous goods by air requirements including FedEx and UPS, and meets the IATA DGR hazardous goods training requirements for those who are shipping any of the nine classes of dangerous goods.
Who must take this course?
According to the IATA DGR: Training must be provided or verified for all personnel as identified in Table 1.5.A (Airline acceptance staff, shippers, packers and freight forwarders; Cargo training and development specialists; Ground handling and load control staff involved in the cargo chain; Regulatory compliance specialists; Operations and station managers; and security screeners).
It will take a MINIMUM of 6 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable certificate and wallet card for proof of training on IATA DGR Shipping Hazmat by Air.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.6 CEUs (or 6 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training and certification course consists of content, graphics, audio, and a final exam.
This course covers basic concepts, such as how to use IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, shipper and operator responsibilities, and the proper methods to safely identify, document, package, mark, label, handle, and load individual classes of dangerous goods. It also presents statistics and case studies to emphasize the need for dangerous goods regulations for air transport.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
According to the IATA DGR:
Recurrent training must take place within two years (24 months) of the previous training, unless a relevant authority defines a shorter period.
Other related Compliance Training Online® courses (see our complete list of courses) include:
NOTE: If you are shipping hazardous materials in the United States the FAA (the enforcement agency in the U.S.) requires you to have received DOT Hazardous Materials General and Security Awareness (49 CFR §172.704) training in addition to IATA DGR training.
If you do not have a copy, you will need to purchase the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Manual both for reference purposes in your day to day shipping operations, and while taking this course.
If you have a copy of the 2013 edition, you can access the "IATA DGR 2014 (55th) Edition Significant Changes" document from our "Resources" section.