Infectious Substances Transport - Train the Trainer (LIVE virtual classroom)

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Did you know that in the past 3 years, 39 participants from 24 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

Instructors in our industry need to have strong skills in both instructional techniques and their subject area. This course will show you how to train personnel at all levels about the intricacies of shipping infectious substances by air. While learning key instructional skills, you will also gain confidence in your knowledge of handling potentially dangerous pathogens over the entire shipping process. You will also have multiple opportunities to evaluate your approach to the design, delivery, and assessment of training. With a strong focus on presentation skills and training best practices, you will gain valuable feedback from experienced facilitators in a practical and constructive learning environment.

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Course Code: TCGG-10-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 36 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 80 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

Technical requirements

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Prerequisites

  • Participants should have 2 years working knowledge and experience in hazardous materials and/or infectious substances
  • 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’.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Design and prepare a course
  • Conduct a course from start to wrap-up
  • Apply the principles of learning and active training
  • Teach the technical aspects of shipping infectious substances by air
  • Reference the current Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines based on the most recent IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
  • Guide students through a course workbook in conjunction with the current Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines publication
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a course and of your training techniques

Course content

  • Classification, labelling, documentation, handling and emergency procedures for infectious substances
  • Application of the current edition of the Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines manual
  • Lesson planning techniques
  • Course design and development
  • Instructional methods and strategies

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Instructors
  • Laboratory and research professionals
  • Health and medical professionals

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course and final examination.

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