What are the governing regulations?
This IATA shippers, packers, freight forwarders, and cargo acceptance online certification course meets the function specific training requirements for personnel in Category 1, 2, 3, or 6 as outlined in Section 220.127.116.11 of the IATA DGR manual.
Who must take this training?
According to IATA DGR Section 18.104.22.168, 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.
This online certification course is designed for employees of organizations that handle or ship dangerous goods by air. It is specifically targeted at shippers and packers, airline cargo acceptance personnel, and consolidators and freight forwarders. The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) General Familiarization (Awareness) course should be completed prior to taking this function specific online training.
Other Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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 then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
To remain IATA certified, retraining must be provided within 24 months of previous training. This ensures that all personnel have current knowledge of IATA dangerous goods regulations and how they apply to their specific job functions.
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.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
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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 61st Edition Significant Changes" document from our "Resources" section.