Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 6 (LIVE virtual classroom)


These topics and more are covered in greater detail in the following traditional classroom course:

About

This virtual classroom was developed to address and enable learners to obtain DGR certificates under current travel and business limitations due to COVID-19. We strongly advise that you check with your appropriate local authority if a virtual classroom training solution will be accepted.

Safety is paramount in the aviation industry: Ensure that you learn the fundamentals how to read and apply dangerous goods regulations for the transport of goods by air. These regulations include legal requirements, operational restrictions, packaging instructions, marking, labelling, and documentation to ensure the safe transportation of these goods. Gain the competencies to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods according to the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual.

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Course Code: TCGP-03-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 36 hours to complete and be held over 7 days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 180 minutes. Supplementary coaching time will be in addition to the learning hours (approx. additional 8 hours)
  • 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

TCGP-03-VC schedule

Materials

The most current IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual will be provided electronically for the duration of the course.

Technical requirements

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate
  • 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.

Virtual venues

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’.

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Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
30 November - 8 December, 2020
All prices are before tax. Class no: 131352 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,373
Member
USD 1,710
Regular
USD 1,900

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Day 1-5: Two sessions daily

09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

Day 6-7: One sessions daily

09:00-12:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

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Last few seats

6 additional classes are scheduled

Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
7 - 15 December, 2020
All prices are before tax. Class no: 136628 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,373
Member
USD 1,710
Regular
USD 1,900

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Day 1-5: Two sessions daily

09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Miami/Montreal (UTC -5)


Day 6-7: One sessions daily

14:00-17:00 Miami/Montreal (UTC-5)

Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
11 - 19 January, 2021
Register before 21 Dec, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 28 Dec
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137564 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,373
Member
USD 1,710
Regular
USD 1,900

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Day 1-5: Two sessions daily

09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

Day 6-7: One sessions daily

09:00-12:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
18 - 26 January, 2021
Register before 28 Dec, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 04 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137552 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,373
Member
USD 1,710
Regular
USD 1,900

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Day 1-5: Two sessions daily

09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

Day 6-7: One sessions daily

09:00-12:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
8 - 16 February, 2021
Register before 18 Jan, 2021 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 25 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137543 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,373
Member
USD 1,710
Regular
USD 1,900

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Day 1-5: Two sessions daily

09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Miami (UTC-5)

Day 6-7: One sessions daily

09:00-12:00 Miami (UTC-5)

Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
8 - 16 March, 2021
Register before 08 Dec, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 22 Feb
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137535 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,373
Member
USD 1,710
Regular
USD 1,900

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Day 1-5: Two sessions daily

09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Singapore (UTC+8)

Day 6-7: One sessions daily

09:00-12:00 Singapore (UTC+8)

Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Initial Category 6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
15 - 23 March, 2021
Register before 15 Dec, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 01 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137561 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,373
Member
USD 1,710
Regular
USD 1,900

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Day 1-5: Two sessions daily

09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Geneva (UTC+2)

Day 6-7: One sessions daily

09:00-12:00 Geneva (UTC+2)

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Navigate the IATA’s DGR manual and understand all respective sections to acceptance personnel
  • Apply IATA’s DGR manual and verify the correctness of dangerous goods transport documents
  • Perform the responsibilities involved in accepting, storing, loading and inspecting dangerous goods
  • Understand the legal responsibilities involved with the transportation of dangerous goods

Course content

  • Interpret and review the current IATA DGR manual
  • Responsibilities of operator and shipper
  • Limitations
  • Excepted and limited quantities
  • State and operators’ variations
  • Classification and identification
  • Packaging, marking, and labelling requirements
  • Shipment of radioactive materials
  • Loading, storage, inspection and emergency procedures
  • Air waybill, Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods, and Notification to Captain

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline cargo acceptance and cargo agency staff
  • Cargo operations and ground handling staff
  • Station managers responsible for the safe transport of dangerous goods
  • Shippers, cargo agents, consolidators, freight forwarders involved in acceptance
  • Instructional designers and instructors of DGR

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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