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:

Did you know that in the past 3 years, 1116 participants from 137 countries have taken this course with IATA?

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)
11 - 19 October, 2021
All prices are before tax. Class no: 145504 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)

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18 additional classes are scheduled

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
25 October - 2 November, 2021
Register before 04 Oct, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 11 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 145528 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,273
Member
USD 1,610
Regular
USD 1,800

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)
1 - 9 November, 2021
Register before 11 Oct, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 18 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 145517 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,273
Member
USD 1,610
Regular
USD 1,800

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 Asia (IATA)
22 - 30 November, 2021
Register before 01 Nov, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 08 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 145522 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,273
Member
USD 1,610
Regular
USD 1,800

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)
6 - 14 December, 2021
Register before 15 Nov, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 22 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 145511 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,273
Member
USD 1,610
Regular
USD 1,800

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)

Register
Seats selling fast

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
13 - 21 December, 2021
Register before 22 Nov, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 29 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 145535 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,273
Member
USD 1,610
Regular
USD 1,800

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 EMEA (IATA)
17 - 27 January, 2022
Register before 17 Oct, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 03 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149390 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  16:00-19:00 & 20:00-23:00 Beijing/Singapore
  12:00-15:00 & 16:00-19:00 Dubai
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Geneva/Paris
  8:00-11:00 & 12:00-15:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
21 February - 3 March, 2022
Register before 21 Nov, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 07 Feb
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149191 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Beijing/Singapore
  5:00-8:00 & 9:00-12:00 Dubai
  20:00-23:00 & 0:00-3:00 Miami/Montreal
  1:00-4:00 & 5:00-8:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
7 - 17 March, 2022
Register before 05 Dec, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 21 Feb
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149010 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Miami/Montreal
  15:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 Geneva/Paris
  18:00-21:00 & 22:00-1:00 Dubai
  14:00-17:00 & 18:00-21:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
14 - 24 March, 2022
Register before 12 Dec, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 28 Feb
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149192 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Beijing/Singapore
  5:00-8:00 & 9:00-12:00 Dubai
  1:00-4:00 & 5:00-8:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
21 - 31 March, 2022
Register before 19 Dec, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 07 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149391 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  16:00-19:00 & 20:00-23:00 Beijing/Singapore
  12:00-15:00 & 16:00-19:00 Dubai
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Geneva/Paris
  8:00-11:00 & 12:00-15:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
9 - 19 May, 2022
Register before 06 Feb, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 25 Apr
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149392 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  15:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 Beijing/Singapore
  11:00-14:00 & 15:00-18:00 Dubai
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Geneva/Paris
  7:00-10:00 & 11:00-14:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
16 - 26 May, 2022
Register before 13 Feb, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 02 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149193 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Beijing/Singapore
  5:00-8:00 & 9:00-12:00 Dubai
  1:00-4:00 & 5:00-8:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
24 May - 3 June, 2022
Register before 21 Feb, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 10 May
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149011 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Miami/Montreal
  15:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 Geneva/Paris
  17:00-20:00 & 21:00-0:00 Dubai
  13:00-16:00 & 17:00-20:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
8 - 18 August, 2022
Register before 08 May, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 25 Jul
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149194 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Beijing/Singapore
  5:00-8:00 & 9:00-12:00 Dubai
  1:00-4:00 & 5:00-8:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
8 - 18 August, 2022
Register before 08 May, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 25 Jul
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149012 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Miami/Montreal
  15:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 Geneva/Paris
  17:00-20:00 & 21:00-0:00 Dubai
  13:00-16:00 & 17:00-20:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
19 - 29 September, 2022
Register before 19 Jun, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 05 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149393 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  15:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 Beijing/Singapore
  11:00-14:00 & 15:00-18:00 Dubai
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Geneva/Paris
  7:00-10:00 & 11:00-14:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
17 - 27 October, 2022
Register before 17 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 03 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149013 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Miami/Montreal
  15:00-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 Geneva/Paris
  17:00-20:00 & 21:00-0:00 Dubai
  13:00-16:00 & 17:00-20:00 UTC

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
17 - 27 October, 2022
Register before 17 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 03 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149195 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,098
Member
USD 1,368
Regular
USD 1,520

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  9:00-12:00 & 13:00-16:00 Beijing/Singapore
  5:00-8:00 & 9:00-12:00 Dubai
  1:00-4:00 & 5:00-8:00 UTC

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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