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IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Initial - Category 3

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Review IATA Cargo Dangerous Goods Regulations and understand the legality and the responsibility of shippers, agents, and airlines.

Available as: Distance Learning course
Duration: 35 - 45 hours for course plus 3 hours and 30 minutes for exam
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • Contents of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
  • Dangerous goods classes and divisions
  • Identification
  • Packing, marking, labeling and documentation requirements
  • Radioactive materials

The training kit includes:

  • Course Guide
  • The current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual
  • IATA Dangerous Goods Training Programme, Book 1

This course can also be combined with Harvard ManageMentor Modules:

Certificate awarded

An IATA DGR CAT 3 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 towards earning an IATA Diploma in:

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Apply the IATA Cargo Dangerous Goods Regulations correctly
  • Discern the legal aspects and the responsibility of shippers, agents, and airlines involved in transporting dangerous goods
  • Identify and classify individual dangerous goods items
  • Verify goods are properly packed, marked, and labeled
  • Fill in and check the "Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods"

Who should attend

This course is recommended for all personnel identified in Category 3 as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR

  • Freight Forwarder staff responsible for processing Dangerous Goods (HAZMAT) shipments
  • Shippers and packers of dangerous goods
  • Airline staff preparing dangerous goods as Company Material (COMAT)

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