IATA 7.1 - Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Preparing DG Consignments – Initial

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Virtual
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JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
28 October 2024 - 01 November 2024 Available
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€ 1860.00


This Training course is for personnel responsible for preparing Dangerous Goods Consignments as per IATA DGR section 1.5 and in accordance with the Competency-Based Training & Assessment (CBTA) approach for well-defined function 7.1. - Previously covered under categories 1 & 2.

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 the current IATA DGR
▪ Classification and identification of dangerous goods
▪ Required transport documentation: Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD), air waybill
▪ Safety implications of packaging types, and net quantity limitations
▪ End-to-end communication of hazards and handling requirements using correct marks and labels
▪ Packing, marking and labelling requirements: UN
▪ Specifications, limited quantities and another packaging
▪ Reporting to appropriate authorities as required

Course Content


1. Introduction
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 Classification and Packaging
0.5 Understanding Hazard Communication
0.6 Familiarising with basic emergency response

Module 1: Classifying Dangerous Goods

1.1 Evaluate a substance or an article against the classification criteria
1.2 Determine Dangerous Goods Description
1.3 Review Special Provisions

Module 2: Preparing Dangerous Goods Shipment

2.1 Assess packing options including quantity limitations
2.2 Apply packing requirements
2.3 Apply marks and Labels
2.4 Assess use of overpack
2.5 Prepare documentation

Module 3: Preparing Consignments 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: Preparing Consignments containing Lithium Batteries

4.1 Lithium Batteries
4.2 Lithium Battery Shipment


  • Exercises and case studies
  • Final Assessment (theoretical/practical)

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing the DGR 7.1 Training Course participants will have acquired the competencies to prepare a 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 DGR 7.1 Training Course, an examination/mastery test developed according to the IATA requirements is available containing 25 open and multiple-choice questions. The passing score is 80%.
  • An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course and an assessment

Who should take this course

Personnel involved in preparing dangerous goods consignments:

  • Shippers and packers
  • Manufacturers and exporters of dangerous goods or products that contain dangerous goods
  • Cargo agents, Consolidators and Freight Forwarder
  • Operator’s staff acting as shippers


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


5 full days, starting at 9:00 each day and finishing approx. at 17.00 on the first four days. On the fifth day, the course will finish at approximately 16:00.

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Virtual
Dates not yet confirmed
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
28 October 2024 - 01 November 2024 Available
€ 1860.00