Dangerous Goods Training Program – Train the Trainer – Refresher Course – 3 Days

Introduction –

Dangerous Goods training is established as mandatory requirements by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in their Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air. In order to fulfil those requirements national competent authority of each Member State established uniform rules accordingly.

It is important that all relevant employees receive training that is commensurate with their responsibilities. In addition recurrent training must be provided within 24 months of previous training to ensure knowledge is current.

The success of a training depends of the ability of the Instructor to deliver correct and comprehensive training. It is obligation of the Dangerous Goods Instructors to “receive and understand updates to dangerous goods information and be made familiar with those changes by training or other means on an annual basis…” (DGR

Both Regulators and IATA strongly recommend DGR Instructors to receive training on changes in DGR manual and refreshment of their instructional skills at regular basis

The course is highly practical and consist of two parts:
Information about changes in latest edition of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and;
Training design and techniques enforcement

It is an three-day program specifically designed for certified Dangerous Goods Instructors.

Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed –

Day 1

1. Changes in 58th edition of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations

– Changes in section 1 – Applicability (covering General Part, Operator Responsibilities, Training Requirement and Adequate Instruction)

– Changes in Section 2 – Limitations (covering Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities and Operator Variations)

– Changes in Section 3 – Classification (covering New provisions for Class 2, Class 3, Division 6.1 Class 8)

– Changes in Section 4 – Identification (covering amendments to the list of Dangerous Goods and in Special Provisions)

– Changes in Section 5 – Packing ( Covering changes in number of Packing Instructions and Packaging Specifications and Performance Tests)

– Changes in Section 7 –   Marking & Labelling ( covering amendments to change the word “marking” or “markings” to read “mark” or “marks” and amendments for lithium battery marks and labels)

– Changes in Section 8 – Documentation

– Changes in Section 9 – Handling (covering addition of information about ICAO Annex 19 –Safety Management Systems, Revisions for acceptance of ULDs, Revisions for NOTOC etc.)

– Changes in Appendixes A, C, D, E, F and H

2. Addendum 1 from 20 June 2017

– New or Amended State Variations (Section 2.8.2)

– New or Amended Operator Variations (Section 2.8.4)

– Changes in Section 2 – Limitations ( amendment of Table 2.3.A, of text of and

– Minor amendment in Section 3 – Classification

– Amendments in Section 4 – Identification (regarding UN No 1790, 2978, 2977 and Special Provision A212)

– Changes in Section 5 – Packing ( covering amendment of PI 203,PI Y 203 and PI Y 963)

– Changes in Section 10 – Radioactive Material ((revision of a paragraph in

Day 2

1. Management and improvement of training materials

– Making effective Training Session
– Tips to improve Training Materials
– Enforcement of skills of:
– Creation of learning objectives;
– Development of lesson plans;
– Making comprehensive presentations
– Writing exercises and exams

2. Practical exercises  to deliver effective DG Classroom training

Day 3

1. Workshop to consider the challenges and best practice related to DG Training
2. Practical Examination on Instructional skills
3. IATA DGR Category 6 Exam

Target groups –

It is an three-day program specifically designed for certified Dangerous Goods Instructors.

Pre-requisites –

Working knowledge of English language is required. The valid Train the Trainer Certificate and latest edition of IATA DGR is a must. As well a Laptop will be needed.

Learning Objectives –

After successfully passing this course, participants should be able to develop and deliver a comprehensive Dangerous Goods Training program compliant with the latest changes of ICAO TI and IATA DGR for both Initial and recurrent training for all categories.

Evaluation –

There will be 2 separate exams at the day 3 with different weight for the final grade:

Exam 1: Instructional techniques (40%)

Exam 2*: DGR Category 6 (60%)

*Student must receive 80% or higher for Exam 2 to successfully complete this course.

Duration –

3 days – Each Training day will start 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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