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Lithium Batteries - Shipments by Air

It is a legal requirement that those involved in this subject attend and pass an approved training course in order to be aware of the various regulations and requirements. All candidates must have already completed the IATA basic training course.

Training Venues

Please check the registration schedule for information on where courses are currently being conducted. In-house training can also be arranged, although certain criteria must be met. Please call or e-mail for any additional inquiries.

Please note timings and duration of training may vary depending on the size of the class. (Instructor will not omit any part of the training syllabus, when shortening the duration.)

The course provides all information required for a candidate to understand and meet certification needs.



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The Course Covers the Following Subjects:      
  • What are Lithium batteries
  • Legal requirements and responsibilities, Federal and International
  • State and Operator Variations, what the restrictions are for shipping Lithium Batteries and Cells
  • Use of the List of Dangerous Goods to identify the requirements
  • Requirements for the specification packaging with the understanding of the testing and marking of the UN Specification Code
  • Classifying and identifying the batteries and cells to include assigning a UN Number and Proper Shipping Name
  • Packing of batteries and cells using the applicable packing instructions for shipment
  • Marking and labeling for the shipment
  • Documentation for the shipment
    • Declarations
    • Air Way Bills
  • Properly utilizing a checklist for the shipment to ensure compliance with the regulations
  • Exam

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