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Dangerous Goods Operations Diploma

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Develop a solid foundation for your cargo career by learning the regulatory requirements to handle the transport of dangerous goods by air. The regulatory requirements for transporting dangerous goods by air are complex, detailed and change frequently. The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Operations Diploma helps you understand the intricacies of the regulations, allowing you to safely and efficiently handle this special cargo.

What will you learn

Upon completion of this diploma you will be able to:

  • Prepare and process dangerous goods shipments
  • Understand legal requirements, operational restrictions and governing entities
  • Identify any weak links in your handling procedures
  • Apply safety processes in your work place
  • Champion dangerous goods compliance standards in your organization

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Key Topics

  • Limitations in the transport of dangerous goods
  • Requirements for shippers
  • Classification and identification
  • Packing, marking, labeling and documentation
  • Dangerous goods acceptance
  • Recognition of undeclared dangerous goods
  • Storage and loading
  • Provisions for passengers or crew
  • Emergency procedures
  • Focus on specific areas such as lithium batteries and infectious substances
  • How to obtain your diploma

    1. Register for the three required courses and one elective courses online
    2. Complete all four courses within a three-year period
    3. Contact the IATA Training team to obtain your diploma
    4. Who should attend

      • Dangerous goods operators for airlines
      • Handling agents for air cargo
      • Freight forwarders for air cargo

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