Dangerous Goods Air Refresher/Recertification
Purpose of the Course
This course is designed to recertify/refresh those who have undertaken the air initial acceptance course.
Duration of Course
The course is designed to provide refresher training in the theory and practical aspects of transporting dangerous goods by air. It examines the IATA DGR and updates participants on technical, procedural or company policy changes since last training was conducted. Students will be updated on the following:
- Dangerous goods terminology
- Australian Dangerous Goods legislation and its relationship with ICAO and IAEA
- Operator’s manual
- General philosophy on carriage of dangerous goods
- Shippers and operator’s responsibilities
- Risk to aircraft and occupants associated with the nine classes of dangerous goods
- Classification of dangerous goods
- Identification, including allocation of proper shipping names and United Nations numbers
- Packing, marking and labelling a dangerous goods consignment
- Completion of documentation that needs to accompany each consignment
- Handling, stowage and segregation, separation distances
- Recognising hidden dangerous goods
- Acceptance procedures
- Emergency procedures
Classroom assignments and exercises will give practical experience to put knowledge gained to the test and enable the successful achievement of the assessment.
This course is approved by Civil Aviation Safety Authority. A certificate is issued on successful completion of an end-of-course questionnaire and the qualification is valid for two years.
Who Should Attend?
If you require recertification, then this is the ideal course for you. If you are an existing client and your contact details have not changed, All Modes Dangerous Goods (AMDG) will contact you or your company in the three months leading up to your validity date to provide you with training options.
AMDG welcomes new clients, though you will need to provide evidence of previous training.
If training has not been undertaken within the two-year interval, initial training must be undertaken. If training is undertaken within the last three months of validity period, the original expiry date will be projected by two years.
Training may be conducted within the two-year period prior to the last three months of validity, however the new expiry date will be the date conducted projected by two years.