Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (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.

This course focuses on techniques and strategies to plan a robust dangerous goods training program. You will learn how to develop a training session, impart learning through active learning, sequence learning activities to ensure an effective mix and flow, and conclude a training session with an emphasis on knowledge transfer so you can apply the learning back on the job. You will practice a variety of core techniques to lead adult learning, instructional design, and facilitation techniques. In addition, ample opportunity will be available to apply these techniques and strategies during the course.

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Course Code: TCGH-01-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 30 hours to complete and be held over 5 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 for category 6 will be given to assess technical competence.

Technical requirements

Please verify your hardware, software and network to support your upcoming course with IATA Training

Prerequisites

  • Participants must hold a valid DGR Category 6 certificate for the entire duration of the course, plus at least 5 years working knowledge/experience in hazardous materials and safety operations, or cargo operations
  • 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 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’.

Next class

Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
30 November - 4 December, 2020
All prices are before tax. Class no: 133191 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:

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

Wait List
Class full

7 additional classes are scheduled

Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
7 - 11 December, 2020
All prices are before tax. Class no: 133192 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:

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

Wait List
Class full

Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
18 - 22 January, 2021
Register before 28 Dec, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 04 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 135811 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:
13:00-16:00 & 18:00-21:00 UTC
09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Miami/Montreal
(last day 1 additional hour at the last session for the exam)

Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
25 - 29 January, 2021
Register before 04 Jan, 2021 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 11 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137553 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:
07:00-10:00 & 12:00-15:00 UTC
09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Geneva
(last day 1 additional hour at the last session for the exam)

Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
25 - 29 January, 2021
Register before 04 Jan, 2021 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 11 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137566 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:
08:00-11:00 & 13:00-16:00 UTC
09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Geneva
(last day 1 additional hour at the last session for the exam)

Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
15 - 19 March, 2021
Register before 15 Dec, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 01 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137539 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:
01:00-04:00 & 06:00-09:00 UTC
09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Singapore
(last day 1 additional hour at the last session for the exam)

Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
22 - 26 March, 2021
Register before 22 Dec, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 08 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137547 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:
13:00-16:00 & 18:00-21:00 UTC
09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Miami/Montreal
(last day 1 additional hour at the last session for the exam)

Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
29 March - 2 April, 2021
Register before 29 Dec, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 15 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 137560 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily: 08:00-11:00 & 13:00-16:00 UTC 09:00-12:00 & 14:00-17:00 Geneva (last day 1 additional hour at the last session for the exam)

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Write training objectives and formulate test questions for a given target group
  • Develop a DGR training program using instructional design techniques
  • Facilitate learning by applying effective facilitation techniques
  • Prepare visual aids required for the training unit

Course content

  • Understanding and applying adult learning theory
  • Leveraging adult learner differences
  • Instructional planning, methods and learning outcomes
  • Producing structured lesson plans
  • Designing effective examinations
  • Mastering facilitation techniques and first day of class strategies
  • The effective use of media and visual aids
  • Classroom management

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Dangerous Goods instructors for category 1, 2, 3 and 6 as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR
  • Instructional designers responsible to develop DGR training program for all categories

Airlines training specialists and instructional designers for categories 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 might be interested in attending IATA's Dangerous Goods Instructional Techniques course

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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