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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.

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"

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:

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)

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:

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