Shipping DG by Air (IATA) Online Training for Operations Personnel

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Notice The most current edition of the IATA DGR is required to complete this course.
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If you ship dangerous goods by air on either passenger or cargo airlines, you must comply with ICAO/IATA’s requirements. Although the ICAO Technical Instructions are the legally binding document for shipping dangerous goods by air, the majority of the world’s airlines use the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations which fully reflect all of the provisions found in the ICAO TI’s. The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations require that employees involved in shipping dangerous goods receive training (IATA DGR 1.5). This interactive online course meets the minimum training requirements specified in the IATA DGR and is always up-to-date with the latest regulations for employees shipping and handling dangerous goods.

Effective January 1st, 2023 IATA/ICAO are mandating a competency based training and assessment approach (CBTA) and this course provides an important foundational building block towards compliance with the new requirements. It is designed to promote application of knowledge through interactive exercises, a 3D experience and practice scenarios.*

Who Should Take This Course

This course is ideal for operations-level employees who package, mark, label and document air shipments. Additional training is required to meet the U.S. DOT’s “function-specific” and general awareness training requirements for ground shippers.

This course will cover:

  • A general awareness of dangerous goods
  • What dangerous goods are and how they are classified
  • What training is required and why
  • How the IATA DGR applies in various countries and with various airlines
  • How to pack, mark and label items in accordance with the latest IATA DGR
  • How to correctly document dangerous goods shipments
  • Safety and security provisions

You will experience:

  • A fully interactive environment, with built-in learning checks and a final exam.
  • A convenient online platform, allowing you to stop at any point and return later to where you left off.
  • Easy record-keeping and a certificate of completion, which is valid for two years from the date you successfully completed the course. The certificate will be saved in your online account and can be e-mailed, downloaded or printed.
  • Access to the course for a ninety-day period (3 months) to complete your training

Students MUST have a copy of the most current edition of the IATA DGR to complete this course. You can purchase the latest IATA DGR here.

Comprehensive IATA Shipper Certification

Personnel who have supervisory responsibilities for hazmat employees, classify dangerous goods, write Safety Data Sheets, test packaging, select authorized packaging and sign shipping documentation require more comprehensive IATA training – see our item Shipping DG by Air IATA Category 1 Full Shipper Training.

The estimated average time needed to complete this course ranges from 3 to 4 hours, however, the time needed may vary by student.

*The employer must ensure that personnel are competent to perform the specific functions for which they are responsible for and additional training tailored for these competencies must be provided.

New! Interactive 3D Experience

Included with the training course as an additional activity outside the curriculum is a game-like experience that immerses the student into a fun, engaging, realistic warehouse environment where important decisions need to be made… and mistakes have consequences.

In the 3D experience, users will select to prepare flammable liquids or lithium batteries for shipment by air, as well as select the level of difficulty. From there, they will need to:

  • Locate and review shipping instructions
  • Select the correct outer packaging
  • Assemble packaging per the closure instructions
  • Select and place appropriate labels and markings
  • Select the correct Declaration or Bill of Lading
  • And more

No special gear (headsets, goggles, etc.) or downloads are required for the 3D experience. Our interactive experiences simply require an internet connection and may only be used on a desktop/laptop with the latest versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox/Mozilla, and Safari. The experience is NOT supported by Internet Explorer (including IE 11).

You will receive your access link along with your log-in credentials within approximately 2 hours of your purchase. Each user must have a valid email address in order to receive their credentials. Invalid credit card info, missing user info, or freight quote requirements for other items on your order will delay training activation. If purchasing more than 1 course, you will receive all access links in the same email. Please be aware that each link is user specific and should not be used by more than 1 person.

Our online training programs and 3D experiences are fully supported by the latest versions of Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox/Mozilla, and Safari and may only be used on a desktop or laptop. Our online training programs no longer support Internet Explorer browsers (including IE 11) since those browsers no longer support the latest web standards. If you are using any version of Internet Explorer as your browser to experience our training programs, there are known issues of logging in, viewing and proceeding through the training, completing the training, and/or receiving your training certificate.

Format Online
Format Unit Of Measure 1
Language English
Manufacturer Number SHPAIROPS
Manufacturer Name Labelmaster
Country Of Origin US
Harmonized Tariff Code 4901100000
Weight 0 lbs
UNSPSC Code 86101716
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