As first in line to handle a live animal shipment, airline and handling agent acceptance personnel have the responsibility to ensure that all LAR requirements and government regulations have been met.
This condensed course will show you how to use the IATA LAR manual on the job to determine the proper documentation, handling and container specifications for thousands of species. You will also review your responsibilities under key national and international regulations to be sure you avoid unnecessary delays and costly surprises in the live animal transportation process.
The IATA LAR is the global standard for transporting animals by air in a safe, humane and cost-effective manner. This course meets the mandatory minimum training requirements set for airport acceptance staff as per the 2014 edition.
Course format: This course is available at IATA Training Centers and on demand for in-company training. This course provides 8 hours of instruction by an official IATA Instructor.
This course enables you to:
- Comply with the 2014 IATA LAR training requirement for acceptance staff at the airport
Determine the labelling requirements for live animal containers
Understand national and international animal welfare regulations
Ensure the safety and welfare of animals on the ground and in the air
Understand the principles of container design for live animals
Identify and implement procedures to handle emergency situations
- Using the IATA LAR manual
National and airline regulations for live animal transport
Animal behavior and species identification
Shipper and airline responsibilities
Key documentation: shipper’s certificate for live animals, air waybill, Notification to Captain (NOTOC) and CITES
Container requirements and stocking densities
Marking and labeling
- Delay management
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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.
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