Dangerous Goods By Air CAA

DG by Air

CAA Approved – Certification Course (3 Days)

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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 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.

Initial training is conducted over a three day period. Dates are available on request or can be arranged to suit client requirements. All open courses are conducted in Aberdeen.