Course Information

Initial Training in Dangerous Goods Regulations for Category 1 & 3  Personnel

Course Contents
  • General philosophy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations(DGR)
  • Shipper’s/Operator’s Responsibilities
  • Provisions for passenger and crew
  • Limitations
  • Hidden Dangerous Goods
  • State and Operator Variations
  • Classification of Dangerous Goods
  • List of Dangerous Goods
  • Special Provisions
  • Packing instructions (methods)
  • Marking and Labeling
  • Shipper’s Declaration and other relevant documentation
  • Acceptance procedures
  • Storage and loading procedures
  • Emergency response to DG incident and accident
  • Written Examination
Course Objective
  • To ensure that you have the necessary skills to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods and are able to correctly apply all the provisions of the current edition of the mandatory IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR).
  • After completing this training, the student should 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. Specially, the student will be able to:
  • apply the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations correctly;
  • understand the legal aspects involved;
  • differentiate between shipper’s and operator’s responsibilities and identify your responsibility;
  • 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 a packaging complies with the limitations of the specification indicated on the package;
  • properly mark and label a dangerous goods package or verify the marking or 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 use of an acceptance check list;
  • follow general emergency procedures when a damaged/leaking package is discovered.

Recurrent Training in Dangerous Goods Regulations for Category 1 & 3 Personnel

Course Contents
  • Review of the Current IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
  • Limitations
  • Classification of Dangerous Goods
  • List of Dangerous Goods
  • Special Provisions
  • Packing instructions
  • Marking and Labeling
  • Acceptance procedures
  • Storage and loading procedures
  • Emergency response to DG incident and accident
  • Written Examination
Course Objective
  • To ensure current DG certificate holders are updated with the latest changes, amendments and requirements of ICAO, IATA and HK CAD.
  • A fresher progromme to facilitate current DG certificate holders to apply the DGR proficiently.

Dangerous Goods Regulations Awareness Training for Category 4 & 5 Personnel

Course Contents
  • General philosophy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation
  • Limitations
  • Recognition of Undeclared Dangerous Goods
  • Labelling and Marking
  • Shipper’s Declaration and other relevant documentation
  • Acceptance procedures
  • Storage and loading procedures (Segregation – Dangerous Goods and Non-dangerous goods)
  • Provisions for passengers and crew
  • Emergency procedures
  • Written Examination
Course Objective

To ensure you have the basic knowledge on current regulation. How to identify the hidden hazard. Handling skills of dangerous goods in loading and storage. The emergency response procedures in accident /incident relates to dangerous goods.
By the end of the course, you will able to

  • Know the definition of the Dangerous Goods
  • Understand the basic of the Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Recognize the nature of Dangerous Goods
  • Recognize the classes of Dangerous Goods by their labels
  • Identify the dangerous goods by their marks, labels and documents
  • Identify some dangerous goods may also be incompatible with some types of non-dangerous cargo
  • Know what is proper emergency reporting procedures

Regulated Agent Security Training / Regulated Air Cargo Screening Facility

Course Content
  • Objective of cargo security
  • International and local requirements
  • Key parties of regulated agent regime
  • Known cargo and unknown cargo handling procedures
  • Exempted items
  • Handling procedure of cargo designated for carriage on cargo-only aircraft
  • Types of security control
  • Record system
  • Protection of security integrity of cargo
  • Contingency Planning- Quality assurance and inspections
Course Objective
  • To understand the background of RAR and the requirements of the Regime and RA Security
  • To understand the regulations and practices of cargo security
  • To understand the updated guidelines of Annex 17 regarding air cargo security
  • To acquire the basic knowledge on Known Cargo and Unknown Cargo and related security measures, procedures for acceptance, process and storage
  • To understand the requirements of Known Consignor and Unknown Consignor
  • To understand the requirements of Inter-RA operation and handling procedures
  • To be able to prepare and maintain the records and documents according to the RAR requirements