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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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This course will teach you how to design and deliver dangerous goods training by incorporating active learning to overcome technical challenges of the subject. Learn the techniques and strategies to plan a comprehensive dangerous goods training program, use sequence learning activities to ensure an effective mix and flow, and conclude a training session with an emphasis on applying the learning back on the job. During the course you will practice a variety of core techniques and strategies to lead adult learning, instructional design and facilitation techniques.

Course format: This course is available at IATA Training Centers, regional training partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training. This course provides 40 hours of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.

Prerequisites: Participants should hold a valid DGR certificate for categories 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and have at least 5 years working experience in hazardous materials and safety, or cargo operations

Next class

Jan 31 - Feb 04, 2016 - Saudi Arabia, Jeddah (SGS-RTP)
6 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Apply adult learning principles
  • Write training objectives and formulate test questions for a target group
  • Develop DGR training program using instructional design techniques
  • Develop, implement and execute an effective instructional plan
  • Apply effective facilitation techniques
  • Develop DGR training program using instructional design techniques
  • Prepare visual aids required for the training unit
  • Facilitate learning

Course content

  • Adult learning theory and learner differences
  • Instructional design
  • Facilitation techniques
  • Media and visual aids
  • Classroom management

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Note: A mandatory Dangerous Goods Regulations exam for categories 4,5, 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 4, 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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