What are the governing regulations?
This course meets the IATA DGR 60th Edition hazardous goods training requirements for those who are shipping any of the nine classes of dangerous goods.
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).
Other Frequently Asked Questions
Our IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training and certification course consists of content, graphics, audio, non-scored quiz questions and a final exam.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Each student will receive 0.6 CEUs (or 6 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
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.