Dangerous Goods Training Program – Category 6 Initial – 5 Days


Dangerous goods are commodities that can be dangerous in specific circumstances. These materials may be transported by air only if suitable precautions are taken. Dangerous goods consist not only of obvious substances such as corrosive, explosives and flammables, but also include less apparent articles like thermometers, refrigerants and some everyday household items such as aerosols, perfumes and cleaning detergents.

To ensure safe transport of dangerous goods by air there are internationally agreed rules, published by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) named Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) annually publishing Dangerous Goods Regulations which are fully compliant with latest edition ICAO TI and based on Annex 18 to the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation.

This training is based at latest edition of IATA DGR and it’s designed for the cargo agent, the freight forwarder and operators’ dangerous goods acceptance personnel (Category 6 from the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Table 1.5.A). The training has been produced to help students to achieve appropriate knowledge in all aspects of handling and transporting dangerous goods by air. Recurrent training must take place within 24 months of previous training to ensure knowledge is current.

Who is the course for?

The course will be of high interest to cargo professionals engaged with transport of hazardous materials by Air.

What is the Benefit of this Training – What will I learn?

To provide delegates with:

a) A detailed understanding of the IATA DGR Manual.

b) After completing the training course, the participant should be familiar with the contents of the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) and be able to handle a dangerous goods shipment in accordance with the requirements of the current edition of the IATA DGR.

Why Should I choose SAS for the training?

Sofema Aviation Services is a Regulatory training and consulting company with 10 years operational experience. Our Instructors are highly educated professionals with significant practical experience and knowledge in area of transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

Sofema Aviation Services is a Regulatory Training and Consulting company with 45 years of commercial aviation experience and 10 years operational experience. Since the start we have provided certificates to approx 20,000 delegates and we have grown for 2 primary reasons!

The first is that we are professional and we listen to our customers.

The second reason is a combination of outstanding course fees, together with a world beating discount program which leaves our competitors way behind – please do not take our word for it, check it out!

What Makes SAS Dangerous Goods Training Program – Category 6 Initial – 5 Days Training Different?

Because our courses are written by people who have lived through the regulations. The author of the training material has more than 25 years’ experience as an auditor across the entire regulatory spectrum.

At Sofema Aviation Services our focus is on accepting that compliance with Regulations is in fact minimum compliance. Interpreting the regulations in a way which enables the development and optimisation of our business is where we should see opportunity to drive efficiencies and cost saving.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed

– General Philosophy
– Applicability
– Limitations
– Classification
– Identification
– Packing Requirements
– Specifications
– Marking and labeling
– Documentation
– Handling
– Radioactive Material

Target groups

This training is based at latest edition of IATA DGR and it’s designed for the cargo agent, the freight forwarder and operators’ dangerous goods acceptance personnel (Category 6 from the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Table 1.5.A).


Working knowledge of English language is required. As well basic principles of transport of cargo by air. Possession of the latest edition of IATA DGR is a must.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this training the student will be able to:
– apply the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations correctly;
– apply the legal aspects involved;
– identify dangerous goods;
– identify classes of dangerous goods;
– navigate through the List of Dangerous Goods;
– understand the packing requirements and packing instructions;
– properly mark and label (or verify)a dangerous goods packages;
– correctly complete or verify Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and appropriate Airwaybil;
– accept a shipment correctly by use of an acceptance check list;
– follow general emergency procedures when a damaged or leaking package is discovered.

What do People Say about Sofema Aviation Services Training?

“All the information presented during the course was helpful and valuable.”
“The instructor showed high competence on the subject.”
“The instructor spoke clearly and gave relevant examples.”
“No complains about the climate under which the training was delivered. It was very pleasant!”
“The course provided me with a new understanding on the subject matter.”


5 days – Each day will commence at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806

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