2015 Training Schedule

Feb 16-18 Initial 32 IATA Training *
Mar 16-18 Initial 33 IATA Training *
Apr 13-15 Initial 34 IATA Training *
May 18-20 Initial 35 IATA Training *
Jun 15-17 Initial 36 IATA Training *

* This training includes both "IATA DG Acceptance Training" and "IMDG Training for Shore-Side Personnel".

Training Descriptions

IATA DG Acceptance Training

This training is for:

  • Freight forwarder employees that process shipments of dangerous goods (IATA Category 3)
  • Air carrier employees that accept shipments of dangerous goods (IATA Category 6)

The length of this class is:

  • 3 days

This training covers:

  • Identifying dangerous goods shippers responsibilities for:
    • Classification of the dangerous goods
    • Selecting the correct Proper Shipping Name
    • Determining quantity-per-package limits
    • Properly packaging the dangerous good
    • Marking and labeling the package
    • Preparing the documentation for the shipment
    • Ensuring the packages are in proper condition for carriage
    • Determining if any state or operator variations apply to the shipment
  • Dangerous goods acceptance procedures
  • Dangerous goods handling procedures
  • Provision of information requirements, including notification to the captain of the aircraft (NOTOC) and emergency information
  • Recognition of undeclared dangerous goods
  • Emergency procedures

This training includes Radioactive Materials

IMDG Training for Shore-Side Personnel

This training is for:

Freight forwarder employees that process shipments of dangerous goods for transport by sea.

The length of this class is:

1 day *

* this IMDG training is an extension of the IATA DG Acceptance training and may only be attended by individuals that have successfully completed that class.

This training covers the aspects of the IMDG Code and the United States Code of Federal Regulations that differ from the requirements in the IATA DGR, including:

  • Package requirements
  • Quantity-per-package limitations
  • Transport document requirements
  • Segregation requirements for different dangerous goods
  • Loading and placarding requirements for cargo transport units
  • Emergency response procedures

IATA DG Recognition & Awareness Training

This training is for:

  • Freight forwarder employees that process cargo other than dangerous goods (IATA Category 4)
  • Air carrier employees that accept cargo other than dangerous goods (IATA Category 7)

The length of this class is:

½ day

This training covers:

  • Recognizing when cargo shipments might contain undeclared dangerous goods in order to help ensure that only properly prepared and declared dangerous goods are transported by air
  • Dangerous goods classes and divisions
  • General packing requirements for dangerous goods
  • General marking and labeling requirements for dangerous goods
  • General documentation requirements for dangerous goods
  • Dangerous goods safety and emergency response procedures

 

If you have any questions about these trainings, please contact Rula Fakhouri at 310-258-6166 or Bob Cook at 310-647-5667 ext. 1303