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Flight Crew and Load Planner

IATA DGR Flight Crew and Load Planner

General Familiarization & Function Specific online training certification

It is critical that flight crews and load planners that may come in contact with dangerous goods before or during transport are aware of potential hazards and safe loading and handling procedures. This course is designed for employees of organizations that handle or ship dangerous goods by air. It is specifically targeted to operator staff who operate an aircraft while in flight and handling staff who load and unload the aircraft.

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1-3

$179.95 per student

4-7

$161.95 per student

8-12

$145.95 per student

13-20

$131.95 per student

21+

$118.95 per student

 
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Governing regulations.
This online compliance course for Flight Crew and Load Planners meets the General Familiarization and Function Specific training requirements for personnel in Category 10 as outlined in section 1.5.2.2 of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Who must take this course?
According to the IATA DGR Section 1.5.0.2: Personnel identified in the categories specified in Tables 1.5.A or 1.5.B must be trained or training must be verified prior to the person performing any duty specified in Tables 1.5.A or 1.5.B.

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Click to Learn More How long is the course?

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.

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

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable IATA DGR Flight Crew and Load Planners Function Specific training certificate and wallet card.

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 Continuing education credits?

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

Click to Learn More Course format.

Our IATA Function Specific Training & Certification for Flight Crew and Load Planners course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More Course synopsis.

This course presents function-specific Dangerous Goods Awareness Training for Flight Crew and Load Planners. It will cover basic concepts and the proper methods to safely identify, mark, label, store, handle, and load each class of dangerous goods.

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Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Dangerous Goods Training for Flight Crew and Load Planners
  • Applicability-Key Terms and Concepts
    • Legal Basis
    • General Philosophy
    • Shipper's Responsibilities
    • Operator's Responsibilities
    • Training Requirements
    • Dangerous Goods Security
    • Shipper and Passenger Awareness
    • Information to Shippers
    • Information to Passengers
  • Limitations
    • 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
    • Limited Quantities
    • Radioactive Material-Excepted Packages
    • Variations
      • State Variations
      • Operator Variations
  • Classification
    • 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
  • Identification
    • Proper Shipping Name
    • Using the List of Dangerous Goods
  • Marking and Labeling
    • Marking
      • UN Specification Markings
      • Packaging Use Markings
      • Overpacks
    • Labels
      • Hazard Labels
      • Handling Labels
      • Label Specifications
      • Consumer Product Warning
  • Storage and Loading
    • Storage and Handling—Protection from Damage
    • Self-reactive Substances and Organic Peroxides
    • Radioactive Materials
    • Inspection of Packages
    • Incompatible Dangerous Goods
    • Incompatible Dangerous Goods—Explosives
    • Securing Dangerous Goods
    • Loading Restrictions
    • Cargo Compartments
    • Load Limits
    • Cargo Aircraft Only
    • Commodity Specific Requirements
    • Battery-powered Wheelchairs and Mobility Aids as Baggage
      • Spillable Batteries
      • Lithium-ion Batteries
      • Non-spillable Batteries
      • Labels
      • Operator Verifications
    • Unit Load Devices
  • Provision of Information
    • NOTOC
    • Notification during an In-Flight Emergency
  • Emergency Response
    • Flight Crew Emergency Procedures
    • Spills and Leaks
    • Procedures for Load Planners
    • Contaminated Cargo or Baggage
    • Dangerous Goods Emergency Response—Ground Incidents
    • Dangerous Goods Incidents and Accidents
    • Reporting
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

According to the IATA DGR section 1.5.0.3:

Recurrent training must be provided within 24 months of previous training to ensure knowledge is current. 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.
Click to Learn More Additional related courses you 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) 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 2016 edition, you can access the "IATA DGR 2017 (58th) Edition Significant Changes" document from our "Resources" section.