Lithium Battery Logistics Safety Management (classroom)

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About the course

This course is aimed at key personal working with lithium batteries in the air industry who are engaged in defining quality and safety management systems around the air transport and handling of lithium batteries. Over three days you will explore IATA’s Lithium Battery Safety Regulatons (LBSR) and learn how to use the CEIV Lithium Battery audit checklist to ensure the safe transportation and handling of lithium batteries.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

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Course code: CELB-02

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.


  • Participants should have prior knowledge of air cargo logistics or passenger procedures; Dangerous goods general guidelines; Quality Management Systems (QMS); Safety Management Systems (SMS).
  • Recommended level is Intermediate.
  • 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.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Describe IATA’s Lithium Battery Safety Regulations (LBSR) and applicable legislation
  • Enhance the safe transport and handling of lithium batteries
  • Discuss the importance of conducting safety risk assessments
  • Use the CEIV Lithium Battery audit checklist
  • Implement continuous improvement

Course content

  • How to use IATA’s LBSR
  • Government regulations
  • Shipper’s, forwarders and airline’s responsibilities
  • Documentation, labelling and marking
  • Lithium battery handling procedures
  • Reporting of incidents/occurrences
  • LiBa Safety Risk Assessment
  • CEIV LiBa audit checklist

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Safety/Quality Managers
  • Airlines, Ground Handlers and Freight forwarders
  • Warehouse and Operations Managers
  • Shippers and trucking companies

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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