IATA Basic Dangerous Goods Regulations - Category 1 & 3
The IATA Basic Dangerous Goods Course is a 5-day intensive program for employees of freight forwarders, agents and airlines who wish to become qualified to sign the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods.
According to The Dangerous Goods (Consignment by Air) (Safety) Regulations Chapter 384 Subsidiary Legislation for information, consignors i.e. shippers and freight forwarders, must ensure all dangerous goods are properly classified, packed, marked, labeled and documented before they are offered for air transportation. Furthermore, under Dangerous Goods (Consignment by Air) (Safety) Regulations Chapter 384 Subsidiary Legislation, the documents required for offering dangerous goods for air carriage are Air Waybill and dangerous goods transport document i.e. Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods.
Dates: Classes are held once a month, view our 2016 schedule here
Duration: 5 days, 9:00 - 17:00
Venue: Unit 710, 7/F, Kowloon Plaza, 485 Castle Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon
(Lai Chi Kok MTR Exit B1)
Medium of instruction: Cantonese supplemented with English terms
Reference book: IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations 57th edition
Accreditation: The course is an IATA accredited course and approved by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department
Requirements: Participants must be able to understand and write English
Assessment: there will be a three-hour DG exam at the end of the course, the exam consits of short questions and must be answered in English