Dangerous Goods Awareness and Acceptance of Non-Dangerous Goods Course (DGA Course)
Training is an essential element in maintaining a safe regulatory regime. It is necessary for all individuals involved in the preparation or transport of dangerous goods to be properly trained to carry out their responsibilities. This training program has been approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia under CASR Part 92.135-1 and fulfills the requirements for the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) for Employee Groups B, C, D and E accepting and handling non-dangerous cargo.
You are required by both the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) and Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to ensure that both you and your staff receive dangerous goods training on an approved course.
Who is required to undertake this training?
- accepts cargo consigned for transport, or supervises someone whose duties include accepting such cargo at any time after it leaves the custody of the original consignor
- handles cargo or supervises a person who handles cargo before or after it is loaded on, or unloaded off an aircraft
- loads cargo on or unloads cargo off an aircraft or supervises a person who loads cargo on or unloads cargo off an aircraft
- acts as a member of the aircraft’s flight crew
- acts as a member of the aircraft’s cabin crew
- carries out duties relating to the handling and security screening of passengers carried on an aircraft
- handles passengers’ checked and/or carry-on baggage, or supervises someone whose duties include handling such baggage
- is a load planner is required to undertake this course (in accordance with the syllabus of training that is prescribed in Subpart 92.C).
- define and describe Federal and International Regulations as they apply to the carriage of dangerous goods by air
- describe your legal responsibilities in accordance with Federal and International Regulations
- determine the limitations for the carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air in accordance with the ICAO and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
- recognise articles and substances which have dangerous properties and be aware of the procedures for their classification, marking and labeling
- identify ‘undeclared’ or ‘hidden’ dangerous goods in baggage or cargo
- understand the methods employed to identify and if necessary reject any declared or undeclared dangerous goods
- check the potential hazards of items and know where to find all relevant information if you are uncertain of an item’s classification
- respond in an emergency scenario involving dangerous goods.
Correspondence courses (On-line training)
- the full colour course workbook and set of review questions
- facilitator assistance whilst completing the course
- certificate of approval upon completion of the course plus a personalised feedback sheet on the answers to the review questions
- free Webinar Sessions with your facilitator
- updates and changes made to the IATA dangerous goods regulations during your 2 year currency
- notification for renewal starting approx. 3 months prior to the expiry of the certificate.
- Via E-mail – Includes a workbook in PDF format and review questions in word format.
- Hard copy full colour bound workbook (approx. 100 page and the review questions (course assessment).
Costs: Initial Issue Correspondence (AUD)
Correspondence (CAAA Renewals Only)
Company specific course details
- 1 to 15 participantsﾠﾠﾠﾠ POA
- 16 to 25 participantsﾠﾠ POA
- all course material including a comprehensive full colour workbook
- course facilitation (including their accommodation and travel expenses as applicable)
- note paper, pens etc on the day of training
- morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch are provided as part of the day
- certificate of approval upon completion of the course
- updates and changes made to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations during your 2 year currency
- notification for renewal approx. 3 months prior to the expiry of the certificate.