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Dangerous Goods Instructional Techniques for category 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (Classroom, 5 days)

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People learn best through practice and this also applies to Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) training programs

The challenge for those who design and deliver dangerous goods training is how to overcome the technical nature of the subject and incorporate active learning into their training design and delivery. This course focuses on techniques and strategies to: plan a comprehensive dangerous goods training program; open a training session; impart learning through active learning; sequence learning activities to ensure an effective mix and flow; and, conclude a training session with an emphasis on knowledge transfer — applying the learning back on the job.

You will learn and practice a variety of core techniques to lead adult learning, instructional design and facilitation techniques. In addition, these techniques and strategies will be practiced during the course.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Management
Prerequisites: participants should hold a valid DGR certificate for categories 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Next class

Jun 29 - Jul 03, 2015 - Singapore (IATA)

5 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Understand and apply adult learning principle
  • Develop DGR training program using instructional 
  • design techniques 
  • Learn how to develop, implement and execute an 
  • effective instructional plan
  • Facilitate learning

Course content

Adult learning

  • Understanding and applying adult learning theory
  • Leveraging adult learner differences 

Instructional design

  • Mastering instructional planning
  • Producing structured lesson plan
  • Instructional method and learning outcomes
  • Designing effective examination

Facilitation techniques

  • Mastering facilitation techniques
  • First day of class strategies
  • Mastering media and visual aids
  • Classroom Management

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Note: A mandatory Dangerous Goods Regulations exam for categories 5, 1, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 will be given to assess technical competence.

Please come prepared with the following materials:

  • Calculator: This course involves calculation exercises, please bring a calculator.
  • Laptop: You will create a teaching portfolio as a class project, please bring your laptop.

A complementary copy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual and Dangerous Goods Regulations Training Workbooks 2, 3, 4, & 5 will be provided with the course material.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Dangerous Goods instructors for categories 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR
  • Airline training specialists and managers
  • Instructional designers

Training specialists for categories 1, 2, 3 and 6 should consider the Professional Skills for DGR Instructors.

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

Additional information

About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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