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.
▪ 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
Introduction1. Introduction2. Location Safety Briefing3. House Rules4. CBT and Training Course information5. DGR General Philosophy6. Use of the DGR7. Glossary Appendix A8. Nomenclature Appendix B9. Cargo IMP Code & GHS Pictograms10. Appendix C1 and C2
Module 0: Understanding the basics of Dangerous Goods
0.1 Dangerous Goods Applicability0.2 Understanding the General Limitations0.3 Identifying the Roles and Responsibilities0.4 Understanding the importance of Classification and Packaging0.5 Understanding Hazard Communication0.6 Familiarising with basic emergency response
Module 1: Classifying Dangerous Goods
1.1 Evaluate a substance or an article against the classification criteria1.2 Determine Dangerous Goods Description1.3 Review Special Provisions
Module 2: Preparing Dangerous Goods Shipment
2.1 Assess packing options including quantity limitations2.2 Apply packing requirements2.3 Apply marks and Labels2.4 Assess use of overpack2.5 Prepare documentation
Module 3: Preparing Consignments containing Radioactive Material
3.1 Radioactive Material3.2 Applicability, Classification and Limitations3.3 Packaging3.4 Marking and Labelling3.5 Documentation
Module 4: Preparing Consignments containing Lithium Batteries
4.1 Lithium Batteries4.2 Lithium Battery Shipment
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
Personnel involved in preparing dangerous goods consignments:
Prerequisite for participating in the training Course is the ability to master the English language at the ICAO level 4 proficiency level.
Participants must hold a valid Dangerous Goods Regulations for preparing dangerous goods personnel certificate (or equivalent Category 1,2) for the entire duration of the course they attend. If your certificate is older than 2 years, please register for the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Preparing DG Consignments - Initial course.
Four full days, starting at 9:00 each day and finishing approx. at 17.00 on the first three days. On the fourth day, the course will finish at approximately 16:00.