Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Recurrent Category 3 with DGR Manual (partner-taught or self-study)
Did you know that in the past 3 years, 421 participants from 27 countries have taken this course with IATA?
About the course
Completing this course fulfills ICAO and IATA training requirements and extends your qualification to handle and process dangerous goods for an additional 24 months. To be eligible for this course, you must hold a valid DGR Certificate at the time of your recurrent exam. If you do not meet the requirements for recurrent training, please see the relevant initial training course.
Course Code: TCGP-14
- This course is available in e-book or printed format.
- This course requires approximately 25-35 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.
- Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.
Enrol at an Accredited Training School to study these materials with the help of a local trainer, or alternatively you can choose to study these materials on your own.
Please note that the enrollment validity for this course expires on 30 November 2022, irrespective of the date of enrollment. Please ensure that you complete the course and take your exam before this date. The 22-30 November 2022 session will be the last opportunity to take your exam.
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USD 240 (e-book) / USD 240 (printed)
USD 260 (e-book) / USD 260 (printed)
What you will learn
Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:
- Apply the IATA DGR correctly
- Understand all legal aspects and responsibilities of shippers, agents and operators (airlines) involved in the carriage of dangerous goods
- Identify dangerous goods permitted for transport and the DGR categories
- Pack, mark, and label dangerous goods correctly
- Complete a Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods
- Follow general emergency procedures when a damaged/leaking package is discovered
- Contents of the IATA DGR
- Dangerous goods classes and divisions
- Packing, marking, labeling, and documentation requirements
- Radioactive materials
The training kit includes:
- IATA Dangerous Goods Training Program, Book 1
- Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual, if you have purchased the e-book course, your manual will be provided 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:
- All Category 3 personnel as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR
- Freight Forwarder staff preparing DG / HAZMAT shipments
- IATA Accredited Cargo Agents
- Personnel acting on behalf the operator in processing dangerous goods
Important: You must hold a valid DGR Cat. 3 certificate at the time of the recurrent exam
An IATA DGR CAT 3 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.
Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course edition list for exams when booking your exam.
- Exam Method: Online exam with remote supervision
- Exam Format: Subjective type questions. Open
textbook, a digital or printed copy of the current DGR Manual is required
during the exam. No other materials are allowed.
- Number of questions: 20 (total of 100 marks)
- Time Allowance: 3.5 hours
- Passing Grade: 80% correct answers
- Distinction Grade: 90% correct answers
- Number of exam attempts: 2
This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:
Air Cargo Diploma (self-study)
This diploma will give you a well-rounded introduction to today’s complex air cargo industry, helping you get a head start in your career at an airline, freight forwarder or ground handling company. You will learn about the key stakeholders in the air cargo supply chain, how they operate, and the skill sets you need to stand out as a desirable candidate.
Special Cargo Handling Diploma (Self-study)
Develop a solid foundation for your cargo career by gaining knowledge and skills to accept and handle special cargo products such as dangerous goods, live animals and pharmaceuticals