Safety Diploma Course

IATA DGR Class 6 & Dry Ice Training


Students joining this course will get to know the practical usage of the Dangerous Goods Regulations, directives for shippers and operators, and the standard safety methods to identify, note, pack, mark, label, handle, load and unload the dangerous goods.

The syllabus also includes module for Class 6 dangerous goods plus Class 9 Dry Ice where learners know about step-by-step method to identify and understand specific needs of safe handling and transporting hazardous consignments.

Governing regulations

Shipping toxic and infectious items by air means along with dry ice is controlled by the IATA Class 6 and Class 9 Dangerous Goods Regulations.

This online certification course notifies IATA air carrier prerequisites as proof of training for all air cargo operators, including FedEx and UPS.

Course Overview

This online training course includes all basic concepts and mandatory needs of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, shipment operators’ responsibilities, and the best and safe method to identity, pack, mark, handle, label and transport of dangerous containers. Students are also provided with some important statistics and case studies to educate them about the importance of transporting dangerous goods via airplane.

Who Must Take this Course?

As per IATA DGR norms, appropriate training should be extended and periodical checks should be carried out for all workers classified in Table 1.5.A (Airline cargo acceptance staff, packers and freight movers; Ground handling and load control staff involved in the air transport chain; Cargo training and development officers; Operations and station managers; Regulatory compliance specialists; and security screeners).

Course Format

Our IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Shipping Class 6 plus Class 9 Dry Ice training and certification course is packaged to have high quality content, graphical data, audio presentations and well-selected questions for best practice before the final exam.

On successful completion of the exam, each student will be provided with Hard copy of certificate and a wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.3 CEUs (or 3 CMEs) for completing this course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Dangerous Goods Regulations
    • Philosophy of Dangerous Goods Regulations
    • Key Terms and Concepts
    • Dangerous Goods Incidents and Statistics
    • How to Use the DGR
    • Changes to the 59th Edition
  • Applicability
    • Basis of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
    • Application of the Regulations
    • Shipper’s Responsibilities
    • Operator’s Responsibilities
    • Training
    • Adequate Instruction for Shipping Section II Lithium Batteries
    • Security
  • Limitations
    • Forbidden Dangerous Goods
    • Hidden Dangerous Goods
    • Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew
    • Dangerous Goods Transported by Post
    • Operator’s Property Exceptions
    • Excepted Quantities
    • Limited Quantities
    • Variations
  • Classification
    • Packing Groups
    • Shipper’s Responsibilities
    • Multiple Hazards
    • Samples
  • Identification
    • Selecting the Proper Shipping Name
    • Using the List of Dangerous Goods
  • Packing
    • Shipper’s Responsibilities
    • Overpacks
    • Salvage Packaging
    • General Packing Requirements
    • Specific Packing Instructions
  • Packaging Specifications and Performance Tests
    • Codes
    • Markings
    • Requirements for Inner Packagings
    • UN Outer, Single, and Composite Packagings
    • General Testing Requirements
    • Types of Tests
    • Test Reports
    • Specific Testing Requirements
  • Marking and Labeling
    • Markings
    • Labels
    • General Label Specifications
    • Hazard Labels
    • Handling Labels
  • Documentation
    • Shipper’s Declaration
    • Completing the Shipper’s Declaration
    • Air Waybill
    • Additional Documentation
  • Handling
    • Acceptance
    • Loading
    • Inspections
    • Provisions for Pilot-in-Command
    • Informing Passengers and Shippers
    • Reporting
    • Document Retention
  • Class 6 Toxic and Infectious Substances
    • Toxic Substances
    • Classification of Toxic Substances
    • Classification of Toxic Mixtures
    • Limitations and Labels
    • Infectious Substances
    • Classification of Infectious Substances
    • Exceptions
    • Patient Specimens
    • Medical Devices
    • Biological Products
    • Packing Instructions-Category A Infectious Substances
    • Packing Instructions-Biomedical Waste
    • Packing Instructions-Category B Biological Substances
    • Handling
  • Class 9 Miscellaneous
    • Labels
    • Limitations
    • Dry Ice
      • Packing Instructions
      • Documentation
      • Handling
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources