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IATA DGR Cargo Acceptance

General Familiarization & Function Specific

Online Training Certification Course

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This online training course is designed to help achieve a uniform, world-wide level of training in all aspects of handling and transporting dangerous goods by air. It is specifically designed for IATA cargo acceptance personnel and covers basic concepts related to dangerous goods transport and the proper methods to safely identify, mark, label, store, handle, and load each class of hazardous goods.

This IATA cargo training is designed for general cargo acceptance personnel who accept cargo or mail other than dangerous goods. Course topics include an overview of dangerous goods, their potential hazards, and procedures for their transport by air. Completion of this safety training ensures personnel can identify dangerous goods and the procedures to follow if an undeclared dangerous good is discovered, as well as other emergency situations.

This course is for:
According to IATA DGR Section, personnel identified in the categories specified in Tables 1.5 A or 1.5 B must take part in (or provide verification of) safety training prior to performing any duties specified in Tables 1.5 A or 1.5 B. Personnel in Category 4 and 7 as outlined in Section include personnel employed by or working on behalf of operators, freight forwarders, and cargo agent--or agencies acting on behalf of operators who accept cargo other than dangerous goods.

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Governing Regulations

This online certification course meets the general and function-specific training requirements for personnel in Category 4 and 7 as outlined in Section of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

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.

You can access the IATA DGR Current Edition Significant Changes document from our "Resources" section.

What You'll Learn

    About This Course
    Course Objectives
    Introduction to Dangerous Goods Training for General Cargo Acceptance Personnel
  • Legal Basis
  • General Philosophy
  • Shipper's Responsibilities
  • Operator's Responsibilities
  • Training Requirements
  • Dangerous Goods Security
  • Information to Shippers
  • Forbidden Dangerous Goods
  • Forbidden Unless Exempted
  • Hidden Dangerous Goods
  • Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew
  • Dangerous Goods Transported by Post
  • Dangerous Goods in Operator's Property
  • Excepted Quantities
  • Radioactive Material-Excepted Packages
  • State Variations
  • Operator Variations
  • Class 1-Explosives
  • Class 2-Gases
  • Class 3-Flammable Liquids
  • Class 4-Flammable Solids
  • Class 5-Oxidizing Substances and Organic Peroxides
  • Class 6-Toxic and Infectious Substances
  • Class 7-Radioactive Material
  • Class 8-Corrosives
  • Class 9-Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
  • Proper Shipping Name
  • Using the List of Dangerous Goods
  • UN Specification Markings
  • Packaging Use Markings
  • Other Markings
  • Overpacks
  • Hazard Labels
  • Handling Labels
  • Label Specifications
  • Consumer Product Warning
  • Unit Load Devices
  • Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods
  • Air Waybill
  • Biological Substances, Category B
  • Packing Instruction 650
  • Acceptance Checklists
  • Acceptance Checklists Not Required for Excepted Quantities
  • Acceptance of Unit Load Devices Containing Dangerous Goods
  • Acceptance of Dangerous Goods Consolidations
    Emergency Response
  • Procedures for Ground Staff
  • Dangerous Goods Emergency Response-Ground Incidents
  • Contaminated Cargo or Baggage
  • Dangerous Goods Incidents and Accidents
  • Reporting
    Additional Resources

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 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.

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 than you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

IATA cargo training certificates are valid for two years. Section of the IATA DGR states that retraining must occur within 24 months of the previous training to ensure knowledge is current with DGR standards. However, if recurrent training is completed within the final 3 months of validity of previous training, the period of validity extends from the date on which the recurrent training was completed until 24 months from the expiry date of that previous training.

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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IATA DGR Cargo Acceptance

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