This online course satisfies all air transport carrier dangerous goods by air requirements including FedEx and UPS and can be taken for both Initial and Recurrent IATA DGR training and covers the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations governing the shipment of dangerous goods by air.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable certificate, and wallet card.
This online compliance course for the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations meets the training requirements for personnel listed in Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR.
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 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training certificate and wallet card.
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 course consists of content, graphics, audio, and a final exam.
This course provides a wide range of topics related to classifying, identifying, packing, marking and labeling, documenting, and shipping dangerous goods by 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) 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 don't already have a copy, you'll 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 2012 edition, you can access the "IATA DGR 2013 (54th) Edition Significant Changes" document from our "Resources" section.