Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Instructor Refresher (LIVE virtual classroom)



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About the course

3-day (18 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Instructor Refresher aviation training course

This course is recommended for Instructors of Dangerous Goods training as per IATA's DGR - section 1.5 Find out more about the CBTA approach, current courses and previous corresponding categories.

Why not achieve two goals in ONE training course, specially designed for Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) instructors. Fully update your knowledge and skills with the latest changes and amendments to the current IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations. This course will also ensure that your instructional techniques and skills are not only up to date, but that they also exceed any expectations to help you in designing your next training session and whole training program. By the end of this course you will also have a good understanding of compliance requirements and implementation aspects of training provisions under the competency-based training and assessment (CBTA) approach. We strongly advise that you check with your appropriate local authority if a virtual classroom training solution will be accepted.

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Course Code: TCGP-05-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 18 hours to complete and be held over 3 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 180 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Note: A mandatory Dangerous Goods Regulations exam will be given during the course to assess technical competence.

Technical requirements

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Participants must present proof of successful completion of one of the following courses taken in the last 2 years:

Alternatively, participants can present a DGR category 6 certificate valid for the duration of the course. Please note that DGR Category 6 certificates are only valid for 2 years and must cover the entire period of this course.

  • A minimum two years of experience teaching DGR courses is recommended.
  • 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 B2B Training Specialist 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’.

    There are no scheduled classes at the moment

    What you will learn

    Upon completing this course you will be able to:

    • Update your knowledge and skills with the current changes and amendments to the IATA Dangerous
    • Goods Regulations and other legislative initiatives
    • Share your experiences with other training professionals and correlate some practical issues encountered in the workplace
    • Illustrate and upgrade the facilitation techniques and competence needed for day to day activities
    • In depth review on competency-based training and assessment (CBTA)

    Course content

    The key topics that are covered during this course include:

    • Detailed interpretation and overview of the latest IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
    • Review of the changes made to the current IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations covering all the aspect of the Regulations
    • Review and update on upcoming requirements related to the CBTA approach

    Supporting materials

    Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of the latest valid IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual in e-book format. It is an indispensable field publication that you will refer to throughout this course and in your day-to-day duties.

    Who should attend

    This course is recommended for:

    • Dangerous goods training managers
    • Dangerous goods instructors
    • Cargo training specialists and managers
    • Airlines training specialists and managers
    • Instructional designers

    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. The course title on your certificate will include the DGR Category of the course. Please note: This certificate is valid for 24 months.

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