Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Cabin Crew, Passenger Handling and Security Personnel - E-Learning - English


For personnel listed in category 9, 11,& 12 as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR

Dangerous goods can be hidden in everyday household items such as bleaches, aerosols, and perfumes. If you work with passengers or are involved in the security screening of passengers and crew members, it is essential to know how to treat the items that can pose a threat to a flight.

Using IATA’s eLearning platform, this course is an interactive and cost-effective-way to fulfill your dangerous goods training requirements as a cabin crew member, security staff or passenger handling agent.

Course code: TCGP-42

Course format

  • This e-learning course requires approximately 5 hours of study to be completed by 31 December 2020 (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Registration information

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USD 130

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Identify and classify dangerous goods
  • Recognize dangerous goods labels and package specification markings
  • Detect hidden dangerous goods in baggage
  • Understand provisions for dangerous goods in the baggage of passengers and crew
  • Follow basic dangerous goods emergency response procedures

Course content

  • Limitations
  • Classification - classes and divisions
  • Identification
  • Marking and labeling
  • Dangerous goods emergency response

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cabin crew members and inflight operations managers
  • Passenger handling personnel
  • Security screening personnel
  • Airline training specialists

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Self-study exams.

    • Exam Delivery Method: Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
    • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions
    • Number of questions: 20
    • Time Allowance: 3 hours
    • Passing Grade: 80% correct answers
    • Number of exam attempts: 3

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