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Dangerous Goods Accredited Training School Network (ATS)

IATA's Dangerous Goods Accredited Training School Network is a recognized and valued community of Dangerous Goods training schools providing IATA certified training worldwide.

Accredited Training Schools offer their clients quality, harmonized and accepted dangerous goods and special cargos training in areas of vital importance to the air freight industry.

Accredited Training School benefits

  • Global recognition of IATA’s Accredited Training endorsement by shippers, freight forwarders, airlines and governments
  • Acknowledgement that a school's endorsed courses meet strict criteria as set out by IATA, leading industry experts and its member airlines
  • An annual listing, complete with the school's contact information, in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and IATA’s Dangerous Goods Training Programmes workbooks 1 to 5, as well as on the Cargo Training page
  • Eligibility to have school branches listed in the IATA DGR
  • A hyperlink from the Accredited Training School website to the school's website 
  • Advance information on regulatory and training issues, along with upcoming changes to the Dangerous Goods Regulations and ICAO amendments, as this information becomes available to IATA Cargo Training
  • Permission to use the IATA Accredited School logo specific to the endorsed courses being taught
  • Annually, complimentary advance copies of the latest edition of the IATA DGR and the Dangerous Goods Training Programmes Books 1 to 5 
  • Members’ discount price for the IATA DGR purchased for use by students registered in DG Basic and DG Recurrent courses only (not for resale)
  • A discount on the registration fee for IATA’s annual World cargo Symposium
  • A member discount on all IATA cargo and dangerous goods classroom courses


The ATS members must meet all the requirements for applying and maintain the highest standard of dangerous training to receive accreditation. All approved dangerous goods instructors for these schools must meet our instructor qualification requirements.

For information on how to become a member, please contact us at trainingpartners@iata.org

Extranet (private site)

ATS network communications is conducted mainly via electronic means, using the IATA extranet. 

For more information, please contact us at trainingpartners@iata.org

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