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IATA Course
IATA COURSE : Shipping Lithium Batteries by Air
 
COURSE GOAL

 Acquire the skills and knowledge to pack and ship lithium ion and lithium metal cells and
  batteries by air, in compliance with the regulatory requirements of the ICAO Technical Instruction and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Over two days, you will examine the classification and identification of dangerous goods, with particular focus on lithium batteries, and learn how to complete the necessary documentation, marking, labelling and packaging of shipments. You will learn about the limitations to transport of lithium batteries by air, as well as emergency procedures in the event of an incident or accident. This course is based on the content of the IATA Lithium Battery Shipping Guidelines, a comprehensive guide designed for shippers and packer to meet their safety obligations related to the safe transport of dangerous goods by air. This course is recommended for Category 1, 2, 3 personnel as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR.
 
CONTENT
Definition of dangerous goods (DG)
Application of the IATA DGR
Responsibilities of shippers, packers and freight forwarders
Limitations applicable to the transport of DG by air
Classification of the 9 hazard classes including the provision of lithium batteries
Identification of special provisions
Packing provisions
Marking and labelling requirements
Required transport documentation including DGD and AWB
Dangerous goods emergency response and reporting requirements
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
On completion of this course you will be able to:
Understand the basis and applicability of the IATA DGR
Apply the states and operation variations
Identify and classify the 9 hazard classes including provisions of lithium batteries
Apply the applicable special provisions
Apply the provisions for packing, marking and labelling of shipments containing lithium batteries
Complete transport documentation (dangerous goods documentation and air waybill - AWB)
  and any other accompanied documents related to the transport of lithium batteries
State the relevant emergency response and reporting procedure
 
COURSE FORMAT
This classroom course provides 2 days (16 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor. Student performance will be based on an examination
 
TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is recommended for: Manufacturers of cells and batteries, Battery assemblers, Shippers and packers, Other operators handling lithium batteries
CERTIFICATION
An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade level of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to all participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher. Please note: The course title on your certificate will include the DGR Category of the course - Lithium Batteries by Air - Shipping and Packing Categories 1,2
 
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