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Certificate
A certificate is issued confirming successful completion of the exam.
Duration
5.0 Days
Who is it for
All categories of personnel involved in the movement of dangerous goods by sea and air are required by law to receive general familiarization, function specific or safety training.
Fitness
No specific fitness requirements
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Air

This training course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly prepare shipments of Dangerous Goods for Transport by Air, which complies with the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

All categories of personnel involved in the movement of dangerous goods by air are required by law to receive general familiarization, function specific or safety training.

An exam must be undertaken following the Dangerous Goods training to verify the understanding of the regulations and a pass mark of 80% must be achieved.

A certificate is issued confirming successful completion of the exam.

This certificate will be registered with the UK Civil Aviation Authority.

Course content:

  • Using the Regulations.
  • Limitations.
  • Classification and Identification of Dangerous Goods.
  • Packing requirements for Dangerous Goods.
  • Packing Specifications and Performance tests.
  • Marking and Labelling of Dangerous Goods consignments.
  • Documentation (including The Shippers Declaration and other documentation)
  • Handling of Dangerous Goods.
  • Emergency Procedures.
  • The Security aspects of Dangerous Goods.

Sea

This training course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly prepare shipments of Dangerous Goods for Transport by Sea, which complies with the requirements of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea.

This course is intended for shipper’s or staff from shipping departments or those personnel responsible for the transportation of dangerous goods by sea.

During the course, delegates are loaned a copy of the IMDG Codes and the session concludes with a written examination which currently has a minimum pass mark of 80%.

A certificate is issued confirming successful completion of the exam.

Course content:

  • Using the Regulations.
  • Classification and Identification of Dangerous Goods.
  • Packing requirements for Dangerous Goods.
  • Packing Specifications and Performance tests.
  • Marking and Labelling of Dangerous Good consignments.
  • Documentation (including The Shippers Declaration and other documentation)
  • Handling of Dangerous Goods.
  • Emergency Procedures.
  • The Security aspects of Dangerous Goods.

Recurrent training must take place within 24 months of previous training to ensure knowledge is current, unless a competent authority requires a shorter period.