GMRAA course


Airlines, freight forwarders, ground handlers and shippers like you rely on the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) manual every day to make sure dangerous goods are transported safely and efficiently. The Dangerous Goods Regulations present the requirements for shipping dangerous goods by air in a user-friendly, easy to interpret format.

After completion of this training, the candidate will be familiar with the contents of the Dangerous Goods Regulations and will be able to deal with all types of dangerous goods covered by the Dangerous Goods Regulations. Specifically, he will be able to:

  • Apply the IATA dangerous goods regulations correctly.
  • Understand the legal aspects involved.
  • Differentiate between shipper's and operator's responsibilities
  • Identify dangerous goods which are:
    • Forbidden for air transport, or
    • Permitted as cargo under the regulations, or
    • Excepted from the regulations in all or in part.
  • Identify the nine classes of dangerous goods by their principle criteria.
  • Read the alphabetical list of dangerous goods and apply the information it contains.
  • Apply the general packing requirements and the specific packing instructions or verify that they have been followed.
  • Verify that the use of packaging complies with the limitations of the specification indicated on the package.
  • Properly mark and label a dangerous goods package or verify the marking and labeling requirements have been met.
  • Complete a shipper's declaration for dangerous goods or verify the information provided on the form complies with the regulations.
  • Properly enter the appropriate information on the air waybill or verify that the information was entered properly.
  • Recognize and apply the appropriate state and/or operator variations.
  • Accept or reject a shipment correctly by the use of an acceptance checklist.
  • Follow general emergency procedures when a damaged/leaking package is discovered.
  • Class Room
  • Videos
  • Qualification: 10+2 and Graduates
  • Basic Knowledge of English
  • Personnel accepting general cargo (other than dangerous goods) for :
    • Shippers and persons undertaking the responsibilities of shippers'
    • Packers
    • Staff of Freight Forwarders involved in processing Dangerous Goods
    • Operator’s and Ground Handling Agent’s staff accepting Dangerous Goods
    • Cargo Agents to get IATA license
    • Fresh Graduates
    • Individuals who are aspiring to join Cargo Industry
  • Initial Training: 6 Days (Non-Residential)
  • Recurrent Training: 3 Days (Non-Residential)