IATA Dangerous Goods
Our IATA Category 1 Dangerous Goods training course has been designed with specific exercises related to the transportation of dangerous goods by air from a shipper's perspective. This IATA training course covers the fundamentals of shipping dangerous goods by air according to the IATA regulations. Our 10 step approach encompasses all of the activities which must be addressed when preparing dangerous goods for shipment by air. This course has been updated to include recent changes to the regulations, using the 63rd Edition (2022) of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.
This dangerous goods certification course is designed to help employers meet the requirements for IATA training as specified in Section 1.5 of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and 49 CFR 172 Subpart H, including testing of participants. This course does not cover the more detailed requirements for the shipment of radioactive materials under the IATA regulations.
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Introduction to Dangerous Goods
Step 1: Determine the Proper Shipping Name
Step 2: Determine if material is Forbidden in Aircraft under any circumstances
Step 3: Excepted Quantity Limitations
Step 4: Identify Appropriate Packing Instruction (Passenger or Cargo Aircraft)
Step 5: Apply the Appropriate Quantity Limitation
Step 6: Identify State & Operator Variations (Security)
Step 7: Select the Appropriate Packaging
Step 8: Ensure the Required Labels and Marks are Affixed
Step 9: Complete Shippers Declaration for Dangerous Goods
Step 10: Security Awareness & Safety
Upon completion of this online course, participants should be able to:
4 Contact Hours
This represents the estimated time to complete the online course, including exercises. Actual times may vary from user to user.
Citation: IATA DGR Section 1.5 and 49 CFR 172.704
Section 184.108.40.206 of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations requires that:
"Recurrent training must take place within 24 months of previous training to ensure knowledge is current..."
US DOT's training requirements for shipping hazardous materials is located in 49 CFR Part 172 Subpart H. In addition to initial training [49 CFR 172.704(c)(1)], DOT requires "recurrent training" every 3 three years.
"A hazmat employee shall receive the training required by this subpart at least once every three years." [49 CFR 172.704(c)(2)]
Refresher Training Required: Every 2 year(s).
The course fee entitles a single user to participate in the online course for at least six (6) months. Requests for additional time will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but are almost always honored. Hardcopy certificates are mailed (first class for domestic locations/standard airmail for international locations) and included in the course fee. Expedited shipping costs are additional.
“Easy to understand.”Ted A. (Mining)
“Ability for ME to manage the time, and complete section of the course when convenient to me.”Andrew D. (Manufacturing)
“The course was very thorough and I liked that you can go back and review the materials.”Jeanine C. (Manufacturing / Engineering)
“Easy to follow.”Roger L. (Industrial)
“Online capability. Able to manage tasks at work while simultaneously having the time to take necessary recurrent training online. You've successfully taken the time and cost of travel to a seminar out of the picture.”Aaron T. (Industrial)