Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Auditors and Inspectors (Classroom, 5 days)

Did you know that in the past 3 years, 71 participants from 33 countries have taken this course with IATA?


The audit requirements, procedures and skills you need to become a dangerous goods auditor. Learn how to perform a dangerous goods audit by breaking down and analyzing each stage: the audit scope, objectives, follow-up and closure. Practice techniques to deliver measurable results, and learn how to collect evidence in order to measure compliance with corporate policies, standards and regulatory requirements, and other aviation regulatory agencies.

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: TCGP-66

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment


  • Participants must have a valid DGR - Category 6 certificate for the entire duration of the course they attend.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

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.

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Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Auditors and Inspectors (Classroom, 5 days)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
25 - 29 October, 2021
Register before 04 Oct, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 04 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132635 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,070
USD 2,690
USD 3,000


The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited

A regional course discount (up to 10% discount) is available for classroom courses at IATA Training Centers in the Americas (excluding Canada).

To claim the discount, enter 'LatAmTraining' in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price. This discount will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

Miami Training Center Information

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Plan an internal dangerous goods audit and know who to involve
  • Design and conduct a dangerous goods audit that fulfils regulatory requirements
  • Utilize the tools needed to plan a dangerous goods audit
  • Evaluate the implementation of a corrective action plan and conduct follow up to ensure compliance
  • Close an audit following corporate policies

Course content

  • Standards and regulatory requirements
    • ISO 19011:2011, IOSA, ISAGO
  • Audit terminologies
  • Preparing an audit
    • Internal audit principles
    • Implementation and procedure
    • Selecting an audit team and methods
  • Auditor role and responsibilities
  • Auditor process and the system-based approach
    • Process definition and mapping
    • System definition and flow charting rule
  • Performing an audit: how to initiate, define, prepare, and conduct
  • Preparing and distributing the audit report
  • Completing the audit and conducting follow-up
  • Opening audit meetings


  • Audit and dangerous goods practice scenarios

Supporting Materials

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Quality, safety and operations managers
  • Station and cargo operations managers
  • Airline internal auditors responsible for dangerous goods audit
  • Internal auditors from airport authorities
  • Civil Aviation Authorities responsible for validating the dangerous goods training records, documentation, handling and loading procedures

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.

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