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Dangerous Goods Awareness by Air

This course gives students the knowledge to interpret and apply the International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) to shipments of dangerous goods and hazardous materials being sent by air. This is a CASA approved training course.

Description

Course Content

The course is designed to provide guidance and knowledge in all areas of handling and transporting dangerous goods by air. Including:

  1. Dangerous Goods terminology

  2. Australian Dangerous Goods legislation and it’s relation with ICAO

  3. General philosophy on carriage of dangerous goods

  4. Shippers responsibilities

  5. Operators responsibilities

  6. A full description of all 9 classes

  7. Classification of dangerous goods

  8. Identification (UN numbers, proper shipping names, etc)

  9. Dangerous goods in limited quantities

  10. Dangerous goods in excepted quantities

  11. Packing, marking and labelling a dangerous goods consignment

  12. Completion of documentation. (shippers declaration & air waybill)

  13. Handling, stowage and segregation

  14. Recognising hidden dangerous goods

  15. Acceptance procedures

Classroom assignments and exercises will give practical experience to put students  knowledge to  the test. This will prepare participants for their final assessment.

Course Recognition

This course is approved by Civil Aviation Safety Authority. A certificate is issued on successful completion at the end-of-course assessment and the qualification is valid for two years. All participants will be notified of course dates available for recertification to keep your qualification current. Your certification will be valid for 2 years. 

Who Should Attend?

If you are a shipper, freight forwarder, ground handling agent or operator involved with the movement of dangerous goods by air, then this is the ideal course for you.

No previous knowledge or experience with dangerous goods or air transport is required to be able to complete the course.

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