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Live Animals Regulations - LAR (Distance Learning)

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Use IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual to ship live animals safely and to comply with standards.

Available as: Distance-learning course with online examination
Duration: 4-6 hours
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • Proper use of IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual
  • 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

Certificate awarded

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.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Satisfy 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

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Airlines and cargo training specialists
  • Cargo operations managers and frontline supervisors

Additional information

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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