Dangerous Goods by Air Training

Dangerous Goods by Air training is an integral part of HLO initial training. Its aim is to ensure that everyone involved in the handling chain of air cargo that may contain dangerous goods are aware of their responsibilities.

Bureau Veritas

This course is certified
by Bureau Veritas.
Duration: 4 hours
Participants: 12 prs
Validity: 2 years

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Target Audience

All personnel designated as a Helicopter Landing officer or Helicopter Deck Assistant on offshore installations and/or vessels.

Course Prerequisites

No prerequisites for this training course

Course Content
  • Introduction as to why delegates are taking the course
  • Introduction to the UN Classification system, including hazard and handling labels
  • General philosophy, including introduction to the IATA/ICAO Regulations
  • Training and responsibilities
  • Hidden dangerous goods
  • Dangerous goods list
  • Packing instructions
  • UN approved packaging, including UN spec codes
  • Package marking and labelling, including 'OVERPACKS' and Limited Quantities
  • Documentation, to include Shippers Declaration, acceptance check list and NOTOC
  • The storage, loading and segregation of Dangerous Goods
  • Notifying onward destinations about incoming Dangerous Goods
  • Accident and incident procedures

To provide delegates with a general awareness and an insight into rolls and responsibilities from being able to recognise the UN classification system, through to accident and incident procedures, as stated in the course content. Participants should demonstrate an understanding of the IATA and ICAO regulations.

Admission Requirements

Participants must have a valid medical certificate and valid photo ID


Every two years

Frequently asked questions - Dangerous Goods by Air Training

After completing the course with Lerus, will participants receive an official certification?

Yes, upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded an official certification, validating their expertise in handling and transporting dangerous goods by air.

What is the primary objective of the "Dangerous Goods by Air Training" course offered by Lerus?

The "Dangerous Goods by Air Training" course is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills required to safely handle, pack, and transport dangerous goods by air. The curriculum covers the regulations and guidelines set by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ensures participants are well-versed in the best practices for air transportation of hazardous materials.

Who should consider enrolling in this course?

This course is ideal for individuals involved in the shipping, packing, or handling of dangerous goods intended for air transport. This includes freight forwarders, shippers, cargo agents, and airline staff. It's also beneficial for those seeking to enhance their understanding of IATA regulations and ensure compliance in their operations.

Reviews - Dangerous Goods by Air Training

Great course
I liked this course because Lerus center managed to fit sufficient amount of important information into such a short course. It was interesting and informative. Moreover, I'm really glad that that I've managed to pass this course here just before the HOIT course. Review by: Mike
Good course
Course was informative. Instructor is also well-quilifird and friendly. Review by: Petro
Neccessary information
This course let me to refresh my knowledge regarding transportation of dangerous goods. Experienced instructor provided necessary information in a friendly manner. Review by: Fedchenko Fedor
Five stars
Good job for all teams involved in DG training, Thank you for the teachers in delivering their knowledge well and easily understood by all participants. Review by: Royan

Enhancing Safety with Dangerous Goods Awareness Training

Lerus Training offers a specialized "Dangerous Goods by Air" training course, essential for personnel involved in the transport of dangerous goods by air. This course is designed to meet the stringent regulations set by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). It provides comprehensive training on the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, ensuring that candidates are well-versed in the proper documentation, labeling, and shipment procedures for dangerous goods. The course is crucial for those responsible for the safe transport of cargo by air, as it covers all aspects of handling dangerous goods, from identification to emergency response.

Dangerous Goods Training Certification

The "Dangerous Goods by Air" training course at Lerus Training is aimed at enhancing the awareness and competency of personnel in dealing with dangerous goods consignments. It is an accredited program that follows the latest IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) and is recognized by the UK CAA. Upon successful completion, candidates receive a certificate, valid for two years, affirming their ability to handle dangerous goods in compliance with international standards. This course is particularly beneficial for shippers, freight forwarders, and airline operators, providing them with the necessary skills to ensure the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods by air.

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