Training Programme

 

ICAO/ Dangerous Goods Training Courses

Language: English

 

Description:

The dangerous goods training programme consists of two training courses which will assist States in complying with the principles governing the international transport of dangerous goods by air outlined in Annex 18 — The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and detailed in the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Doc 9284) (the Technical Instructions).

 

The first training course, Part 1 — Understanding the Technical Instructions, provides students with the knowledge and skills to navigate through and interpret the provisions in the Technical Instructions.

 

The second training course, Part 2 — Dangerous Goods State Employees, provides students with a foundation for establishing and maintaining a dangerous goods oversight programme.

 

The programme is directed towards safety inspectors responsible for dangerous goods, but it would benefit anyone with a need for knowledge of the detailed provisions in the Technical Instructions. Individuals who successfully complete a course receive a certificate directly from ICAO.

 

Part 1 — Understanding the Technical Instructions

 

Goal:

This course provides State employees with the knowledge and skills required to determine when a consignment of dangerous goods is prepared, handled, stored and transported in accordance with Annex 18 and the Technical Instructions.

 

Objectives:

  • Identify, classify, pack, mark, label and document dangerous goods in accordance with the Technical Instruction

  • Understand the legal obligations related to the transport of dangerous goods by air

  • Identify whether appropriate emergency response information can be correctly extracted from the Emergency Response Guidance for Aircraft Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods (Doc 9481).

 

Duration of the course: 5 Days

 

Target Audience:

The course is designed to address the training needs of current and prospective State employees involved in the oversight and administration of regulations related to the transport of dangerous goods by air but it would benefit anyone with a need for knowledge of the detailed provisions in the Technical Instructions including:

 
  • State inspectors

  • Directors or managers of operations

  • Airport operations supervisors

  • Cargo operations managers and frontline supervisors

  • Dangerous goods acceptance agents

  • Cargo agents

  • Shippers

  • Packers

  • Freight forwarders

  • Operator and ground handling agents

  • Security staff

 

Registration: For detailed information on scheduling a course for this programme, please contact: AviationTraining@icao.int.

 

Part 2 — Dangerous Goods State Employees

 

Goal:

This course provides a foundation for establishing and maintaining a dangerous goods oversight programme through application of provisions in Annex 18 and the Technical Instructions and related provisions in Annexes 6 — Operation of Aircraft and 19 — Safety Management.

 

Students will be given the knowledge and skills to evaluate operator dangerous goods programmes and to conduct dangerous goods-related inspections and investigations of operators and shippers.

 

Objectives:

  • Establish and maintain a dangerous goods oversight programme

  • Evaluate an operator’s dangerous goods training programme

  • Evaluate the dangerous goods component of an operator’s operations manual

  • Conduct dangerous goods inspections of operators and shippers

  • Conduct dangerous goods investigations

 

Duration of the course: 10 Days

 

Target Audience:

The course is designed to address the training needs of current and prospective State employees involved in the oversight and administration of regulations related to the transport of dangerous goods by air.

 

Registration: For detailed information on scheduling a course for this programme, please contact: AviationTraining@icao.int.

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