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:

Did you know that in the past 4 years, 587 participants from 103 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

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.

Download the Outline

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’.

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
24 - 28 January, 2022
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149081
English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

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

11 additional classes are scheduled

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
21 - 25 February, 2022
Register before 31 Jan, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 07 Feb
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149258
English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,070
Member
USD 2,690
Regular
USD 3,000

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

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

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
7 - 11 March, 2022
Register before 14 Feb, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 21 Feb
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149476
English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,070
Member
USD 2,690
Regular
USD 3,000

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

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
21 - 25 March, 2022
Register before 28 Feb, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 07 Mar
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149259
English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,070
Member
USD 2,690
Regular
USD 3,000

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

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
18 - 22 April, 2022
Register before 28 Mar, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 04 Apr
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149082
English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,070
Member
USD 2,690
Regular
USD 3,000

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

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
30 May - 3 June, 2022
Register before 27 Feb, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 16 May
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149260
English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

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

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

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
11 - 15 July, 2022
Register before 10 Apr, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 27 Jun
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149477
English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

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

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

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
25 - 29 July, 2022
Register before 24 Apr, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 11 Jul
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149261
English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

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

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
1 - 5 August, 2022
Register before 01 May, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 18 Jul
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149084
English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

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

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

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
15 - 19 August, 2022
Register before 15 May, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 01 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149478
English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

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

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

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
3 - 7 October, 2022
Register before 03 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 19 Sep
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149085
English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,736
Member
USD 2,232
Regular
USD 2,480

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

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

Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
31 October - 4 November, 2022
Please register by 09 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 155873
English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,170
Member
USD 2,790
Regular
USD 3,100

This class is offered in cooperation with Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy. The regional price applies to residents of Turkey.

Register on TAA website

For information and to register, please contact:

Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy
Ataturk Airport; Gate B 34149 Yesilkoy
Istanbul, Turkey
E-mail: tkaaiatatrainings@thy.com
Phone: +90 (212) 463 63 63 - 12360 - 14257 - 13101

Benefit from the Early Bird discount of 20% if you register 3 months prior to the course start date or USD100 if you register 3 weeks prior to the course start date.

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

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 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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