IATA DGR Awareness Category 3 (Staff of freight forwarders processing dangerous goods)


One student enrolled


Who should undertake this course

  •  Category 3 personnel as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR:
  • Staff of Freight Forwarder involved in processing dangerous goods

Note:  This course fulfills ICAO and IATA training requirements and qualifies you to handle and process dangerous goods for carriage by air for a 24-month period.

 Course objectives:

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Apply the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations to common work situations
  • Understand related legal aspects and responsibilities of shippers, agents, and airlines
  • Identify dangerous goods permitted for transport and their DGR classes
  • Prepare and be able to verify a Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods
  • Follow general emergency procedures when a damaged package is discovered

Course content:

  • Basis of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Legal aspects and responsibilities and various players in the transportation of Dangerous goods
  • General requirements for shippers
  • Classification of Dangerous goods
  • Identification
  • Recognition of undeclared Dangerous goods
  • Provisions for passengers and crew
  • Packing, marking, labeling, and documentation requirements
  • Dangerous goods Emergency Response procedures
  • Radioactive materials (optional)


Initial: 5 days

Recurrent: 3 days


An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course and attaining the course mark of 80%.

A special Distinction will be awarded to the participant who gets 90% and above in the final exam.




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