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Who must take this course?
According to the IATA DGR Section 126.96.36.199: 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. Persons taking this course must have completed the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) General Familiarization (Awareness) Training course first.
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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.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable IATA DGR Shippers, Packers, and Freight Forwarders Function Specific 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 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our IATA Function Specific Training & Certification for Shippers, Packers, and Freight Forwarders course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check questions, and a final exam.
This course presents function-specific International Air Transport Association (IATA) dangerous goods awareness training for shippers, packers, and freight forwarders. It covers basic concepts and the proper methods to safely identify, package, mark, label, document, and handle each class of dangerous goods.
According to the IATA DGR section 188.8.131.52:
Recurrent training must be provided within 24 months of previous training to ensure knowledge is current.
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 2017 edition, you can access the "IATA DGR 2018 (59th) Edition Significant Changes" document from our "Resources" section.