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IATA Initial Syllabus

Please Note: Security Awareness Training is no longer conducted in the classroom. We are now offering it for FREE on our website.

Included with Class:
IATA Regulations
Classroom Workbook
Daily Lunch

The 2-Day course is designed for basic shippers, freight forwarders, third party logistics entities, carriers and freight brokers.

Note if you ship Explosives or Radioactive Materials:

  • Explosives: This course fulfills the requirements for anyone shipping explosives, div. 1.4 already classified with a UN#. Other class 1 explosives including 1.4 unclassified, additional training is required. Please see our explosives course.
  • Radioactive Materials: This course also fulfills the requirements for shipping radioactive exempted items, for example smoke alarms. For anything else additional training is required. Please see our radioactive courses.

Webinar students: Webinars start at 11 am EST. The course content is the same but the times will be different then noted below.

Day 1 - IATA

 

8:30A - 12:00N

IATA Lesson 1 - Introduction, Format of the Regs, Symbols & Abbreviations, Industry Terms, Applicability
IATA Lesson 2 - Identify Forbidden Dangerous Goods, DG carried by passengers & crew, Limitations
IATA Lesson 3 -  Classification criteria for 9 classes of DG's, Recognize hazards posed by each class.
IATA Lesson 4 - Dangerous Goods list, Numerical Cross Reference, Special Provisions

12:00N - 1:00P

Lunch (included with seminar)

1:00 - 4:30P

IATA Lesson 5 - Packing Instructions, General Packing Requirements, State & Operator Variations
IATA Lesson 6 - UN Specification Packaging
IATA Lesson 7 - Mark & Label
IATA Lesson 8 - Documentation

4:30P

Session ends

Day 2 - IATA

 

8:30A - 12:00N

Review IATA Lessons 1-8
IATA Lesson 9 - Excepted Quantities
IATA Lesson 10 - Overpacks
IATA Lesson 11 - Limited Quantities
IATA Lesson 12 - Dangerous Goods Acceptance Checklist

12:00N - 1:00P

Lunch (included with seminar)

1:00 - 2:00P

Review

2:00 - 4:30P

IATA Exam

4:30P

Session ends