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Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Cabin Crew, Passenger Handling and Security Personnel - E-Learning - English

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For personnel listed in category 9, 11,& 12 as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR

Dangerous goods can be hidden in everyday household items such as bleaches, aerosols, and perfumes. If you work with passengers or are involved in the security screening of passengers and crew members, it is essential to know how to treat the items that can pose a threat to a flight.

Using IATA’s eLearning platform, this course is an interactive and cost-effective-way to fulfill your dangerous goods training requirements as a cabin crew member, security staff or passenger handling agent.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Identify and classify dangerous goods
  • Recognize dangerous goods labels and package specification markings
  • Detect hidden dangerous goods in baggage
  • Understand provisions for dangerous goods in the baggage of passengers and crew
  • Follow basic dangerous goods emergency response procedures

Course format: This is a self-study IATA eLearning course

  • This course requires approximately 5 hours of study, to be completed within one year.
  • All candidates will be given 3 attempts to successfully complete the final exam.
  • To successfully pass the exam, the student must achieve a grade of 80% or higher.
  • Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records.

Key topics

  • Limitations
  • Classification - classes and divisions
  • Identification
  • Marking and labeling
  • Dangerous goods emergency response

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cabin crew members and inflight operations managers
  • Passenger handling personnel
  • Security screening personnel
  • Airline training specialists

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher.

Additional information

  • This self-study eLearning course is a quick and flexible training method that allows you to learn using short, interactive modules.
  • Order online to receive access to this course on our eLearning platform.
  • You may enrol at an IATA Authorized Training Center to study these materials with the help of a local trainer.

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