GMRAA course

IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Initial and Recurrent CAT - 1 / 2 / 3 / 6

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 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations is a "field manual" version of the ICAO Technical Instructions. 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/she 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 principal 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 labelling 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.
  • Introduction
  • Course objective
  • General philosophy
  • Indian Legal Regime
  • Applicability and general requirement for Shippers (Section 1 DGR)
  • Limitations (Section 2 DGR)
  • Recognition of undeclared Dangerous Goods (Section 2 DGR)
  • Classifications (section 3 DGR)
  • List of Dangerous Goods (Identification) (Section 4 DGR)
  • General packing requirements (Section 5 DGR)
  • Packing Instructions (Section 6 DGR)
  • Labelling & Marking (Section 7 DGR)
  • Shipper’s declaration and other relevant documentation (Section 8 DGR)
  • Acceptance procedure (Section 9 DGR)
  • Storage & loading procedure (Section 9 DGR)
  • Pilots’ Notification (Section 9 DGR)
  • Provisions for Passengers and crew (Section 9 DGR)
  • Radioactive Material (Section 10 DGR)
  • Dangerous goods emergency response procedures
  • Dangerous Goods accident review
  • Examination
  • Course evaluation
  • Instructor led class-room training
  • Qualification: 10+2 and above
  • 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 Authorisation
    • Fresh Graduates
    • Individuals who are aspiring to join Cargo Industry
  • Initial Training - 6 Days (Non-Residential)
  • Recurrent Training - 3 Days (Non-Residential)

    Application for
    IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Initial and Recurrent CAT - 1 / 2 / 3 / 6