Safety Diploma Course

MILITARY HAZMAT Shipping Training & Certification


This safety course has been formulated for those people who would inspect, handle, pack, sort or certify hazardous consignments/goods to be transported via military-controlled aircraft. Workers, organisations (government and non-government) and civilian contractors offer cargo services to military and others welfare bodies who undertake humanitarian relief works under the aegis of U.S. Military Air Transport.

Governing regulations

This online hazmat shipping certification course satisfies the training formalities for AFMAN 24-204 IP Preparing Hazardous Materials For Military Air Shipments.
AFMAN 24-204 is called as TM 38-250 for the U.S. Army, NAVSUP PUB 505 for the U.S. Navy, MCO P4030.19I for the U.S. Marine Corps, and DLAI 4145.3 for the Defense Logistics Agency.

Who must take this course?

The course can be joined by any worker or staff whose work involves identifying, handling, sorting packing, labelling, carrying, certifying, or documenting hazardous materials for shipments though military air transport.

How long is the course?

The online course can be completed within 4 hours. However, students can plan their own time schedule to complete the course. They can log in and off as required. The course offers students to create bookmarks whenever they log off and can resume from where they left when they come back to log in again.

How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Students who complete the course successfully will immediately get access to a printable AFMAN 24-204 Preparing Hazardous Materials For Military Air Shipments training certificate and wallet card.

How long do I have to complete this course?

There is no time limit, and students can take their own time to complete the course. Similarly, if you are buying courses for your workers or others, there is absolutely no time limit for assigning those purchased courses. We do offer bulk order discount in which you can buy a large quantity of courses beyond your current need and take the benefit of volume discounts.

Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.4 CEUs (or 4 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this safety course.

Course Format

Our AFMAN 24-204 course has been packed with content, graphics, audio, and a final exam.

Course synopsis

This online course offers students different topics related to identifying, documenting, classifying, labelling/marking, packing and shipping hazardous goods (dangerous materials) by U.S. military air cargo handler based on Air Force Manual 24-204 IP.

How often is retraining or recertification required?

According to AFMAN 24-204 § A25.5. Training Frequency:

All hazardous goods handling workers must be provided with initial training and refresher course in the interval of 24-month. The training is applicable for all levels of employments – Handlers, Preparers, Inspectors, Packers and Technical Specialists.

Topics Covered

  • Course Description
  • Course Approach
  • Course Layout
    • General Guidance
    • Deviations, Waivers, and Special Requirements
    • Tactical, Contingency, or Emergency Airlift
    • Attachments 1-2 Glossary of References and Supporting Information & Steps for Preparing Hazardous Material
    • Attachments 3-13 General and Hazard Class Specific Packaging Requirements, Items Listing, & Classifications 1-9
    • Attachments 14-16 Marking, Labeling, and Area Placarding
    • Attachments 17-19 Certifying Hazardous Materials, Compatibility, & Excepted and Limited Quantities
    • Attachments 20-29 Other Hazardous Materials Issues and Index
    • Beyond AFMAN 24-204
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam