Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 3 Course


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About

This course is designed for freight forwarder staff who either have no prior DGR training or who have not updated their training during the past 24 months. This course fulfills ICAO and IATA training requirements and qualifies you to handle and process dangerous goods for carriage of by air for a 24-month period. You can renew your qualification before its expiration date with the relevant recurrent training course.

Important Note

The new edition (62) of the DGR publication will be released on 17 November 2020. If you purchase this course before 17 November 2020 you will receive the current DGR edition (61) and be solely responsible for acquiring the edition 62 at the IATA Online Store for your exam in 2021.

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Course code: TCGP-13

Course format

This course is available in textbook format. Enrol at an Accredited Training Schoolto study these materials with the help of a local trainer, or alternatively you can choose to study these materials on your own.
  • This course requires approximately 35-45 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (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

Important: Please note that if you are purchasing courses for more than one person, you must create a User Account for each individual. Registration and payment must be done through each User Account. You cannot use one User Account to purchase courses for multiple individuals. However, you may pay for multiple individuals by one credit card or bank transfer through each individual’s User Account. If you pay by bank transfer, please attach a copy of the bank transfer issued by the sender’s bank to each individual’s order. If you are a company wishing to purchase courses for 10 or more employees, please Contact Us for more information on how to register multiple users.

Registration

Dev. Nations
USD 275 (printed)
Regular
USD 320 (printed)
English

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Apply the IATA DGR to common work situations
  • Understand related legal aspects and responsibilities of shippers, agents, and airlines
  • Identify dangerous goods permitted for transport and their DGR categories
  • Pack, mark, and label dangerous goods
  • Complete a Shipper’s Declaration for dangerous goods
  • Follow general emergency procedures when a damaged package is discovered

Course content

  • Contents of the IATA DGR
  • Dangerous goods classes and divisions
  • Identification
  • Packing, marking, labeling, and documentation requirements
  • Radioactive materials

The training kit includes:

  • Course Guide
  • The current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual
  • IATA Dangerous Goods Training Program, Book 1

Important Note: The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) publication is updated at the beginning of every year and exams are based on the most recent edition. Students are solely responsible for acquiring the latest edition for their exam (this can be purchased from the IATA Online Store).

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • All Category 3 personnel as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR
  • Freight Forwarder staff preparing DG / HAZMAT shipments
  • IATA Accredited Cargo Agents
  • Personnel acting on behalf the operator in processing dangerous goods

Certificate awarded

An IATA DGR CAT 3 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.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course edition list for exams when booking your exam.

  • Exam Method: Online exam with remote supervision
  • Exam Format: Subjective type questions. Open textbook, a digital or printed copy of the current DGR Manual is required during the exam. No other materials are allowed.
  • Number of questions: 20 (total of 100 marks)
  • Time Allowance: 3.5 hours
  • Passing Grade: 80% correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 90% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

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