Safety Diploma Course

IATA DGR Class 7 Training


This online course for safe transportation of dangerous material by air provides the understanding and safety needs as prescribed by the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, rules for air cargo operators, and the prescribed procedures to identify, mark, parcel, label, document, handle, load and unload cargo marked as hazardous.

The short term online course also includes a module for Class 7 radioactive materials, radiopharmaceuticals and radioisotopes which tells students how to make systematic approach to handle and transport such hazardous goods safely.

Governing regulations

Shipping radioactive items, radio pharmaceuticals and radioisotopes by airplane should be done under the guidelines of the IATA Class 7 Dangerous Goods Regulations.

This online course is made such that it satisfies all prescribed regulations as proof of training for air cargo movers, including FedEx and UPS.

Course Overview

The course begins with basic concepts of explaining the importance and usage of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations for shippers and air cargo operators, their duties and responsibilities and safe method to identify, screen, pack, handle, mark, label and load and unload highly dangerous goods transported via air modes. Students get to understand the subject through well researched graphical analysis and case studies.

Who Must Take this Course?

The IATA DGR regulations emphasize that proper training must be provided and periodic checking must be ensured for all workers specified in Table 1.5.A (Goods training and development staff; Airline acceptance personnel, shippers, packers and cargo forwarders; Regulatory monitoring staff; Ground handling and load control workers involved in the cargo chain; security screeners and Operations and station managers).

Course Format

Our IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Shipping Class 7 training and certification course is packed with excellent content, informative graphics, audio presentations and exhaustive question bank for providing best practices to students before the final exam.

Every successful candidate will receive a hard copy of completion certificate along with a wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.4 CEUs (or 4 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 7 Radioactive Material
    • Definitions
    • Hazards
    • Limitations
    • Classification
    • Special Form
    • Low Specific Activity (LSA) Material
    • Surface Contaminated Objects (SCO)
    • Fissile
    • Low Dispersible Radioactive Material
    • Subsidiary Risks
    • Packing
    • Before Shipment Requirements
    • General Requirements
    • Excepted Packages
    • Industrial Packages
    • Type A Packages
    • Type B(U) and B(M) Packages
    • Type C Packages
    • Fissile Material
    • Uranium Hexafluoride
    • Transport Index and Criticality Safety Index
    • Marking
    • Labeling
    • Documentation
    • Competent Authority Certificates
    • Handling
    • Storage and Loading
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources