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Infectious Substances Transport - Train the Trainer (Classroom, 5 days)


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Instructors in our industry need to have strong skills in both instructional techniques and their subject area. This is 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.

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

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Management and Professional
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

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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

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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.

Additional information

About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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