Safety Diploma Course

IATA DGR Cabin Crew, Passenger Handling, and Security Screening


This course is ideal for workers who deal with air passengers and ensure their safety and security during their stay at airports and while on board. The air passengers’ safety certification course is aimed at all crew members, including the cabin crews, handling staff at airports, people responsible for screening passengers and their belongings, ground safety officers and goods handling staff.

Governing regulations

This online certification program for Cabin Crew, Passenger Handling and Security checking personnel incorporates the overview, introduction, basic concepts and practical training in Category 9, 11, and 12 as mentioned in section of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Course Overview

This course provides learners with all practical analysis and concepts as per International Air Transport Association (IATA) dangerous goods regulations prescribed for cabin crew, passenger handling staff, and airport security staff. The course covers basic concepts on the limitations, identifying, labeling and marking needs, and how to recognize and handle undeclared dangerous goods. Students also learn all standard provisions applicable for crew and passengers and also emergency procedures, including how to report unclaimed dangerous goods, accidents or incidents.

Who Must Take this Course?

IATA DGR Section specifies that workers identified in the categories specified in Tables 1.5.A or 1.5.B should be trained or their expertise should be verified before someone was assigned to perform duty specified in Tables 1.5.A or 1.5.B.

Course Format

Our IATA Function Specific Training & Certification for Cabin Crew, Passenger Handling, and Security Screening Personnel course is packaged with well prepared content, graphical data, audio presentations, and huge question bank for self analysis before the final exam.

Students once completed the course successfully will be provided with hard copy of completion certification along with a wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) for completing this training course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Dangerous Goods Training for Cabin Crew, Passenger Handling Personnel, and Security Screening Personnel
  • Applicability-Key Terms and Concepts
    • Legal Basis
    • General Philosophy
    • Shipper’s Responsibilities
    • Operator’s Responsibilities
    • Training Requirements
    • Dangerous Goods Security
    • Information to Passengers
  • Limitations
    • Forbidden Dangerous Goods
    • Hidden Dangerous Goods
    • Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew
    • Dangerous Goods Permitted in Passenger Baggage
      • Group 1
      • Group 2
      • Group 3
      • Group 4
    • Dangerous Goods in Operator’s Property
  • Classification
    • Class 1—Explosives
    • Class 2—Gases
    • Class 3—Flammable Liquids
    • Class 4—Flammable solids; substances liable to spontaneous combustion; substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gasess
    • Class 5—Oxidizing Substances and Organic Peroxides
    • Class 6—Toxic and Infectious Substances
    • Class 7—Radioactive Material
    • Class 8—Corrosives
    • Class 9—Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
  • Identification
    • Proper Shipping Name
    • Using the List of Dangerous Goods
  • Marking and Labeling
    • Marking
      • UN Specification Markings
    • Labels
      • Hazard Labels
      • Handling Labels
      • Consumer Product Warning
  • Dangerous Good Emergency Response
    • Dangerous Goods Incidents and Accidents
    • General Procedures for Passenger Handling and Security Screening Personnel
    • General Procedures for Cabin Crew
    • Dangerous Goods Emergency Response Chart
    • Contaminated Cargo or Baggage Handling
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam