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Live Animals Transportation (Classroom, 3 days)

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Learn the most up-to-date airline and government specific requirements related to the transport of live animals by air.

If you ship or accept live animals for air transport, you have to know how to use and comply with the IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR). IATA LAR is the global standard and essential guide to transporting live animals by air in a safe, humane, and cost-effective manner. Whether you are a shipper, a freight forwarder, an airline or an animal care professional, a working knowledge of LAR is a must to ensure that live animals are transported humanely and in compliance with airline regulations and animal welfare standards.

Course format: This course is available at IATA Training Centers, regional training partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training. This course provides 24 hours of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.

Next class

Feb 29 - Mar 02, 2016 - United States, Los Angeles (IATA)

7 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Meet compliance standards and master the use of IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual
  • Protect the safety and welfare of animals on the ground and in the air
  • Review and discuss special routings and animal behaviors
  • Identify and implement procedures to handle emergency situations
  • Understand the container design principles for live animals

Course content

  • Proper use of IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual
  • Special routings and animal behavior
  • Completion of the Shipper's Certification for Live Animals, the Notification to Captain (NOTOC) and CITES documentation
  • Shippers and airlines responsibilities
  • Classification and identification of live animals
  • Packaging, documentation and marking requirements for live animal shipments
  • Shipment of endangered species
  • Load planning calculation
  • Delay and emergency handling

A complimentary copy of the IATA Live Animals Regulations manual is provided with the course material.

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo operations and ground handling staff
  • Cargo operations and station managers responsible for the safe transport of live animals
  • Shipper, cargo agents, consolidators, freight forwarders and other agencies involved in the air transport of live animals
  • Instructional designers and instructor responsible for cargo training

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% 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 toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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