Live Animals Transportation (classroom)

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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 446 participants from 62 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

When shipping or accepting live animals for air transportation, you have to know how to use and comply with the IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR). IATA LAR is the global standard and essential guide to transporting live animals by air in a safe, humane, and cost-effective manner. The expertise acquired in this course will also allow you to identify business development opportunities for your company as this type of transportation requires a high degree of technical skills. Whether you are a shipper, a freight forwarder, an airline, or an animal care professional, a working knowledge of LAR is a must to ensure that live animals are transported humanely and in compliance with airline regulations and animal welfare standards.

Note:This course meets the training requirements for handling and acceptance personnel, as per the Live Animals Regulations (LAR) Section 1.4

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: TCGP-06

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.

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have prior knowledge of air cargo procedures.
  • Recommended level is Entry-level and 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.

Next class

Live Animals Transportation (classroom)

Germany, Frankfurt (FRA-RTP)
15 - 17 March, 2023
Register before 13 Dec, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 22 Feb
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 173020
English
USD 1,750
USD 2,250
Regular
USD 2,500

This class is offered in cooperation with Fraport.

Fraport AG Ground Services
c/o IATA Local Training Coordinator
Building 181, Gate 3
60547 Frankfurt Airport

Germany

6 additional classes are scheduled

Live Animals Transportation (classroom)

Chinese Taipei, Taipei (TAFLA-IATA)
26 - 28 April, 2023
Register before 24 Jan, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 05 Apr
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 173087
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Live Animals Transportation (classroom)

Belgium, Brussels (IATA)
15 - 17 May, 2023
Register before 12 Feb, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 24 Apr
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171817
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Live Animals Transportation (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
26 - 28 July, 2023
Register before 25 Apr, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 05 Jul
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172060
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Accett

The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited


A regional course discount (up to 10% discount) is available for classroom courses at IATA Training Centers in the Americas (excluding Canada).

To claim the discount, enter 'LatAmTraining' in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price. This discount will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

Miami Training Center Information

Live Animals Transportation (classroom)

China, Beijing (IATA)
23 - 25 August, 2023
Register before 23 May, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 02 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171798
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Please note that prices DO NOT include the 6% Chinese VAT. The VAT must be paid additionally if applicable to your registration.

Beijing Training Center Information

Live Animals Transportation (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
15 - 17 November, 2023
Register before 15 Aug, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 25 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172528
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Live Animals Transportation (classroom)

Netherlands, Amsterdam (IATA)
29 November - 1 December, 2023
Register before 29 Aug, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 08 Nov
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171949
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Meet compliance standards and master the use of IATA’s Live Animals Regulations (LAR) manual
  • Protect the safety and welfare of animals on the ground and in the air
  • Review and discuss special routings and animal behaviors
  • Identify and implement procedures to handle emergency situations
  • Understand the container design principles for live animals

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Proper use of IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual
  • Government and airline regulations
  • Shippers' and airlines' responsibilities
  • Classification and identification of live animals
  • Packaging, documentation and marking requirements for live animal shipments
  • Special shipping procedures and considerations for endangered species
  • Delay and emergency handling
  • Load planning and calculation
  • Completion of the Shipper's Certification for Live Animals, the Notification to Captain (NOTOC), and CITES documentation

Activities

  • Case studies

Supporting materials

  • Each participant will receive a copy of the latest IATA Live Animals 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:

  • Customer service
  • Reservations and operations staff of airlines
  • Airline handlers
  • Air cargo forwarders

Certificate awarded

An IATA 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 note: As per LAR 1.4, this Certificate is only valid for 36 months

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