Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Preparing DG Consignments - Recurrent (classroom)
About the course
3-day (24 hours) classroom course
This course is recommended for 'Personnel Responsible for Preparing Dangerous Goods Consignments' as per IATA's DGR - section 1.5 and in accordance with function 7.1 in IATA's 'Dangerous Goods Training Guidance'. | Previously covered under categories 1 & 2.
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Ensure compliance with all safety and regulatory requirements and continue to prepare dangerous goods consignments and the necessary accompanying documentation for transportation by air with complete confidence. This course offers you the opportunity to be with other experienced dangerous goods professionals as you refresh your knowledge and skills. Learn from industry experts and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to correctly interpret and apply IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Be among the first to develop competencies commensurate with your job functions and responsibilities as required by the latest Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) framework. This course offers focused training and assessment essential for your organization to fulfil its responsibility towards ensuring a competent, well-trained workforce.
Course Code: TCGG-66
- Participants must hold a valid Dangerous Goods Regulations for preparing dangerous goods personnel certificate (or equivalent Category 1,2) for the entire duration of the course they attend. If your certificate is older than 2 years, please register for the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Preparing DG Consignments - Initial course.
- Recommended level is Intermediate.
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 or the equivalent for courses held in languages other than English.
How to register
To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.
There are no scheduled classes at the moment
What you will learn
Upon completing this course you will be able to:
- Fulfil the regulatory compliance requirements for revalidation and keep your certification current
- Continue to perform tasks involved in preparing dangerous goods consignments correctly
- Apply the significant changes and amendments to IATA’s DGR manual to prepare dangerous goods consignments
- Recognize the legal responsibilities of stakeholders involved in transportation of dangerous goods by air
The key topics that are covered during this course include:
- Significant changes and amendments to the latest edition of the IATA DGR
- Legal responsibilities of key stakeholders
- Classification and identification of dangerous goods
- Required transport documentation: Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD), air waybill
- Safety implications of packaging types and net quantity limitations
- End-to-end communication of hazards and handling requirements using correct marks and labels
- Packing, marking and labelling requirements: UN
- Specifications, limited quantities and other packaging
- Reporting to appropriate authorities as required
- Class exercises, practical shipment and documentation exercises
- Case studies
- Final assessment (theoretical/practical)
Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of the latest 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 Personnel involved in preparing dangerous goods consignments:
- Shippers and packers
- Manufacturers and exporters of dangerous goods or products that contain dangerous goods
- Cargo agents, Consolidators and Freight Forwarder
- Operator’s staff acting as shippers
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.