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Live Animals Regulations (LAR)

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IATA's Live Animals Regulations course will teach you how to transport live animals by air safely, in the correct container and with the correct documentation. Learn about container requirements, documentation requirements, and awareness of animals’ health. Learn how to comply with standards and international welfare regulations.

The successful application of the IATA Live Animals Regulations for the transport of live animals by air and the achievement of the provisions of international legislation regarding animal welfare during transport are greatly dependent on how well personnel are trained.

Course format

This course is available in e-textbook format. Enrol at an Authorized Training Center to study these materials with the help of a local trainer, or alternatively you can choose to study these materials on your own.
  • This course requires approximately 4-6 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.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

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

Key topics

  • Proper use of IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual
  • Completion of the Shipper's Certification for Live Animals, the Notification to Captain (NOTOC) and CITES documentation
  • Shippers and airlines responsibilities
  • Classification and identification of live animals
  • Packaging, documentation and marking requirements for live animal shipments

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Airlines and cargo training specialists
  • Cargo operations managers and frontline supervisors

Certificate awarded

An IATA Diploma is awarded upon successful completion of the final examination.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course edition list for exams when booking your exam.

  • Exam Delivery Method: Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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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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