IATA 7.3 - Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Processing DG Consignments – Initial

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
14 - 18 October 2024 Available
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€ 1780.00


This Training course is for personnel responsible for processing dangerous goods consignments as per IATA DGR section 1.5 and in accordance with CBTA approach for well-defined function 7.3. - Previously covered under category 3.

This course is available as a classroom, Virtual Classroom and on-demand as in-house training.

Key topics

  • Legal responsibilities of key stakeholders
  • Understanding and applying relevant sections of current IATA DGR
  • Importance of accurate identification and classification of dangerous goods
  • Safety implications of packaging types and net quantity limitations
  • End-to-end communication of hazards and handling requirements using correct marks and labels
  • Radioactive material transportation
  • Impact of State and Operator variations on dangerous goods acceptance

Course Content


2.Location Safety Briefing
3.House Rules
4.CBT and Training Course information
5.DGR General Philosophy
6.Use of the DGR
7.Glossary Appendix A
8.Nomenclature Appendix B
9.Cargo IMP Code & GHS Pictograms
10.Appendix C1 and C2

Module 0: Understanding the basics of Dangerous Goods
0.1 Dangerous Goods Applicability
0.2 Understanding the General Limitations
0.3 Identifying the Roles and Responsibilities
0.4 Understanding the importance of classifying and Packaging
0.5 Understanding Hazard Communication
0.6 Familiarising with basic emergency response

Module 1: Processing/Accepting Cargo
1.1 Review documentation
1.2 Review package(s)
1.3 Complete acceptance procedures

Module 2: Collecting Safety Data
2.1 Report Dangerous Goods accidents
2.2 Report Dangerous Goods incidents
2.3 Report undeclared/mis-declared Dangerous Goods
2.4 Report Dangerous Goods Occurrences

Module 3: Processing/Accepting Cargo containing Radioactive Material
3.1 Radioactive Material
3.2 Applicability, Classification and Limitations
3.3 Packaging
3.4 Marking and Labelling
3.5 Documentation

Module 4: Processing/Accepting Cargo containing Lithium Batteries
4.1 Lithium Batteries
4.2 Lithium Battery Shipment

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing the training course participants will have acquired the knowledge skills and attitude to process Consignment of Dangerous Goods for transport by air in accordance with Annex 18 of the ICAO Technical Instructions and the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Exam and certificate

  • After having attended the training course, an examination/mastery test developed according to the IATA requirements is available containing 25 open and multiple-choice questions. Passing score is 80%. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.
  • An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course and an assessment.

Who should take this course

Professional personnel working in the field of transport of Dangerous Goods by air responsible for the process and acceptance of Dangerous Goods Consignments in accordance with the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

  • Personnel working for cargo agents, consolidators and freight forwarder who are responsible for processing dangerous goods consignments from shippers to airlines
  • IATA Cargo agent applicants willing to fulfill the training requirements for DGR


Prerequisite for participating in the training course is the ability to master the English language at the ICAO level 4 proficiency level.


5 days

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
14 - 18 October 2024 Available
€ 1780.00