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Dangerous Goods by Air



3 days
Certificate Validity 2 years
Target group


This course is aimed at individuals involved in the handling of dangerous goods for shipment by air.
Prerequisites You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course
Objectives Regulations must be followed so that dangerous goods can be transported by air without endangering the aircraft, passengers or crew. This course will give you a basic understanding of the regulations for shipping dangerous goods by air, including their labelling, packing and stowage.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe while handling dangerous goods in your day-to-day activities and if there is an emergency situation. It will also outline the documentation required to accompany goods for transportation.

Contents • Define the meaning of dangerous goods by air
• Recall the legislation and regulations governing dangerous goods
• Identify dangerous goods carried by passengers and crew
• Identify excepted and limited quantities
• Identify equipment that is part of operational and airworthiness limitations
• Distinguish between the classifications of dangerous goods
• Identify the meaning of subsidiary risk
• Identify packing groups and types of packaging
• Recall the types of labelling required for goods
• Identify the IATA list of dangerous goods
• Recall the shipper’s responsibilities
• Recall the documentation required for shipping dangerous goods by air
• Identify the requirements for loading and shipping dangerous goods by air
• Recall the steps required for damaged packages
• Identify emergency situations and how to deal with them
• Identify incidents and how to report them
Exam To pass the exam must be 75 % successful