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Live Animals Regulations (LAR) - Acceptance Staff - E-Learning - English

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Accepting live animals at the check-in desk requires proper awareness of the IATA Live Animals Regulations. This course provides you with the global standard for transporting live animals by air. You will learn everything you need to know to ensure that live animals are checked-in properly to help avoid issues on board.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Satisfy compliance standards and understand the principles of IATA’s Live Animals Regulations
  • Protect the safety and welfare of animals on the ground and in the air
  • Develop awareness of special routings and animal behaviors
  • Identify and implement procedures to handle emergency situations
  • Understand the correct container design principles for live animal

Course format

  • This self-study eLearning course requires approximately 3 hours of study, to be completed within one year.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Key topics

  • Airline responsibilities
  • Classification and identification of live animals
  • Packaging, documentation and marking requirements for live animal shipments
  • Emergency planning

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airport check-in staff
  • Airline and ground operations check-in personnel

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Distance Learning Exams, and check the Distance Learning - Course edition list for exams.

  • Exam Delivery Method: Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions
  • Number of questions: 40
  • Time Allowance: not timed
  • Passing Grade: 70% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 1

Additional information

About IATA eLearning Training

  • This self-study eLearning course delivers comprehensive instruction to busy aviation and travel industry professionals.
  • eLearning is a quick and flexible training method providing learner-friendly materials that allow you to learn using short, interactive modules.
  • Write your exam online at a time that is convenient to you.
  • Order online to receive access to this course on our eLearning platform.

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