IATA ‘Initial’ Compliance Training for Shippers of Lithium Batteries

PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

This course will provide you with the knowledge to be able to interpret and apply the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) to shipments of lithium batteries intended for transport by air.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is for you if you are a shipper or freight forwarder with work that involves preparing or handling lithium batteries (CASA group F, IATA categories 1 and 3) and you require a dangerous goods certificate for the first time. If you have let your previous qualification lapse, we recommend you undertake our online training course instead.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?

1 day

WHAT’S IN THE COURSE?

You will gain an understanding of the following:

  • Dangerous Goods terminology
  • International and Australian dangerous goods Codes, regulations and legislation
  • General philosophy on the carriage of dangerous goods
  • Hazard classes, divisions and packing groups of dangerous goods
  • Identification of dangerous goods including allocation of proper shipping names and N.O.S. items
  • Forbidden dangerous goods
  • Hidden dangerous goods
  • Dangerous goods carried by passengers and crew
  • Limited and excepted quantity provisions
  • State and operator variations
  • How to pack dangerous goods safely
  • Marking and labeling of packages
  • Completion of shipper’s declaration and air waybill
  • Competent authority approvals and exemptions
  • Segregation requirements

You will be provided with classroom assignments and workbook exercises to reinforce the knowledge gained.

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE

The successful completion of the assessment at the end of the course will result in a qualification approved by Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and IATA.

WHAT DOES IT COST?

$286.00 person (including GST) for a minimum of 3 people

HOW TO BOOK

This training course is conducted on an ‘as-needs basis’. Please contact us by phone, on 1300 651248, to discuss your training requirements. Alternatively, send an email to training@dgair.com.au for one of our friendly training admin team to contact you.