Ensure compliance with all safety and recurrent regulatory requirements and continue to accept dangerous goods consignments for transportation by air with complete confidence. This course offers you the opportunity to be with other experienced dangerous goods professionals as you refresh your knowledge and skills. IATA’s experienced instructors facilitate your learning experience while you build on your existing expertise to interpret the technical nuances of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) and apply them correctly. Stay up to date with the latest changes to the IATA DGR. Be among the first to develop competencies commensurate with your job functions and responsibilities as required by the latest Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) framework. This course offers focused training and assessment essential for your organization to fulfil its responsibility toward ensuring a competent, well-trained workforce. We strongly advise that you check with your appropriate local authority if a virtual classroom training solution will be accepted.
Course Code: TCGG-62-VC
The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
The course will take you approximately 18 hours to complete and be held over 3 consecutive days.
There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 180 minutes.
The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos.
Student performance will be based on an assessment.
We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.
Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.
2 daily LIVE sessions: 9:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Beijing/Singapore 5:00-8:00 & 10:00-13:00 Dubai 20:00-23:00 & 1:00-4:00 Miami/Montreal 1:00-4:00 & 6:00-9:00 UTC Please note that these timings may be subject to change.
2 daily LIVE sessions: 9:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Geneva/Paris 16:00-19:00 & 21:00-0:00 Beijing/Singapore 12:00-15:00 & 17:00-20:00 Dubai 8:00-11:00 & 13:00-16:00 UTC Please note that these timings may be subject to change.
Fulfil the regulatory compliance requirements for
revalidation and keep your certification current
Continue to perform the tasks involved in accepting
dangerous goods consignments correctly
Apply the significant changes and amendments to
IATA’s DGR manual and verify accuracy of
dangerous goods transport documents, packages,
marking and labelling
Discuss the legal responsibilities of stakeholders
involved in the transportation of dangerous goods
The key topics that are covered during this course include:
Significant changes and amendments to the latest edition of the IATA DGR
Legal responsibilities of important stakeholders ▪ Revising the application of relevant sections of current IATA DGR
Importance of accurate identification and classification of dangerous goods
Safety implications of packaging types, and net quantity limitations
End-to-end communication of hazards and handling requirements using correct marks and labels
Radioactive material transportation
Completing the acceptance checklist correctly to fulfil mandatory verification requirements
Impact of State and Operator variations on dangerous goods acceptance
Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of the latest IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual in e-book format. It is an indispensable field publication that you will refer to throughout this course and in your day-to-day duties.
Personnel working for Airlines, Cargo terminal operators, Freight Forwarders or Ground handling companies who are responsible for accepting dangerous goods consignments and who need to revalidate their existing certificate
Personnel who perform acceptance of dangerous goods cargo consignments and who need to revalidate their existing certificate
An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.
Please note: This certificate is valid for 24 months.
This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma