IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation – Initial Course (Category 6 – 5 days course)

The intensive course of shippers, freight forwarders and airlines staff that carry out specific duties related to dangerous goods shipments. The module which is based on the IATA module, approved by the Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia, and also recognized as the IATA Accredited Training Schools Program. The successful candidate information will be recorded in the Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia database.

The 5 days module will comes with the training manual, latest IATA DGR book, examples of UN packaging materials, examples of actual packed dangerous goods, etc.. The cargo security session included as part of the IATA requirement through IATA DGR Subsection 1.6.

>> Course Objectives
  • Understand the philosophy behind the regulations and be able to use the IATA DGR.
  • Be familiar with the structure and general provisions of the IATA DGR.
  • Be aware of the risks posed by the transport of dangerous goods and the consequences of their mishandling.
  • Classify and identify dangerous goods.
  • Find the relevant information in a Safety Data Sheet.
  • Understands the selection, testing and marking of packaging.
  • Know how to correctly pack dangerous goods.
  • Complete the marking and labelling of dangerous goods shipments according to the regulations.
  • Prepare a Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and other documents for the transport of dangerous goods by air.
  • Understands acceptance, handling, loading, unloading and segregation requirements.
IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation – Initial Course (Category 1 – 17 , except category 6 – 2 days course)

Is the basic knowledge of Dangerous Goods. The module comprised of definition, classes, marking, labeling, handling, storage and emergency response related to dangerous goods shipments. It is based on the IATA DGR table 1.5A for categories 6,7,8,9 and 12 personals. Among them are the staff that involved in the handling, storage and loading of cargo, mail or handling and security screening. This program which is approved by Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia, aimed especially to the staff of logistics companies, security companies, government authorities and other companies that involved in handling of cargo, passengers and baggage’s in the cargo complexes and passenger terminals.

The 2 days module will comes with manual, examples of dangerous goods, examples of hidden dangerous goods, incidents or accident involving dangerous goods, UN packaging materials, labels and marking of dangerous goods. In addition, the cargo security session will explain the prohibited items, treats to the industry and precautions measures.

>> Course Objectives
  • be able to define dangerous goods.
  • have knowledge of the origin of the current regulations.
  • be aware of the general philosophy.
  • be able to identify the classes of dangerous goods.
  • recognize and identify the hazard/handling labels applicable to dangerous goods.
  • distinguish package use and package specification markings.
  • be able to identify potential hidden dangerous goods.
  • Complete the marking and labelling of dangerous goods shipments according to the regulations.
  • gain knowledge of the provisions for dangerous goods in baggage of passengers and crew.
  • be familiar with emergency procedures.