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IATA DGR Class 9 Dry Ice, Lithium Batteries, & Magnetized Materials

Online Training & Certification Course
Shipping Dry Ice, Lithium Batteries, and Magnetized Materials by Air

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 a module for Class 9 dangerous goods which takes a step-by-step approach to identifying the specific requirements for proper handling and transportation.

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$159.95 per student   (8-12)

$149.95 per student   (13-20)

$129.95 per student   (21+)

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What are the governing regulations?
Shipping dry ice, shipping lithium batteries, or magnetized materials by air is governed by the IATA Class 9 Dangerous Goods Regulations.

This online course satisfies all air carrier requirements for proof of training, including FedEx and UPS.

If you are shipping other classes of dangerous goods you must take our full IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training course in place of this one.

Who must take this training?
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).

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Case Study: In September of 2010, a UPS Boeing 747 departed from Dubai International Airport and crashed en route to Cologne, Germany. Approximately 22 minutes after takeoff, the fire warning system for the cargo compartments indicated a fire on the main deck. The crew declared an emergency and immediately requested to turn back to Dubai. As the plane prepared for an emergency landing, the crew noted smoke in the cockpit, lack of oxygen, and difficultly reading the instruments. The plane crashed just south of Dubai International Airport. The two crew members were both killed.

Although the exact cause of the fire is unknown, the plane was carrying a large quantity of lithium batteries, as well as other combustible material. It is believed that the lithium batteries contributed to the crash, and this prompted more stringent regulations on lithium batteries.

Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Dangerous Goods Regulations
    • Philosophy of Dangerous Goods Regulations
    • Key Terms and Concepts
    • Dangerous Goods Incidents and Statistics
    • How to Use the DGR
    • Changes to the 60th Edition
  • Applicability
    • Basis of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
    • Application of the Regulations
    • Shipper's Responsibilities
    • Operator's Responsibilities
    • Training
    • Adequate Instruction for Shipping Section II Lithium Batteries
    • Security
  • Limitations
    • Forbidden Dangerous Goods
    • Hidden Dangerous Goods
    • Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew
    • Dangerous Goods Transported by Post
    • Operator's Property Exceptions
    • Excepted Quantities
    • Limited Quantities
    • Variations
  • Classification
    • Packing Groups
    • Shipper's Responsibilities
    • Multiple Hazards
    • Samples
  • Identification
    • Selecting the Proper Shipping Name
    • Using the List of Dangerous Goods
  • Packing
    • Shipper's Responsibilities
    • Overpacks
    • Salvage Packaging
    • General Packing Requirements
    • Specific Packing Instructions
  • Packaging Specifications and Performance Tests
    • Codes
    • Markings
    • Requirements for Inner Packagings
    • UN Outer, Single, and Composite Packagings
    • General Testing Requirements
    • Types of Tests
    • Test Reports
    • Specific Testing Requirements
  • Marking and Labeling
    • Markings
    • Labels
    • General Label Specifications
    • Hazard Labels
    • Handling Labels
  • Documentation
    • Shipper's Declaration
    • Completing the Shipper's Declaration
    • Air Waybill
    • Additional Documentation
  • Handling
    • Acceptance
    • Loading
    • Inspections
    • Provisions for Pilot-in-Command
    • Informing Passengers and Shippers
    • Reporting
    • Document Retention
  • Class 9 Miscellaneous
    • Labels
    • Limitations
    • Dry Ice
      • Packing Instructions
      • Documentation
      • Handling
    • Lithium Batteries
      • Primary Hazard
      • Classification
      • Packing Instructions
      • Labels
      • Special Provisions
      • Limitations
    • Magnetized Material
      • Packing Instructions
      • Handling Label
      • Loading
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Shipping Class 9 training and certification course consists of content, graphics, audio, non-scored quiz questions and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of four 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.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

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.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

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.
Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable certificate and wallet card for proof of training on IATA DGR Class 9 Shipping by Air.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.4 CEUs (or 4 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

Click to Learn More Additional related courses I may wish to purchase.

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 2018 edition, you can access the "IATA DGR 2019 (60th) Edition Significant Changes" document from our "Resources" section.


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