Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Accepting DG Consignments - Recurrent (classroom)

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About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Accepting DG Consignments - Recurrent aviation training course

For Personnel Responsible for Accepting Dangerous Goods Consignments as per IATA DGR section 1.5 and in accordance with CBTA approach for well-defined function H.6.3. | Previously covered under category 6.

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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 towards ensuring a competent, well-trained workforce. This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

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Course Code: TCGG-62

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.


  • You must hold a valid Dangerous Goods Regulations for Acceptance Personnel certificate (or equivalent Category 6) for the entire duration of the course you attend. If your certificate is older than 2 years, please register for the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Accepting DG Consignments course.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 or the equivalent for courses held in languages other than English.

How to register

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • 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 by air

Course content

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

Supporting materials

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • 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

Certificate awarded

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.

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