Combined DOT & IATA Hazmat Shipping Training Course

Course Details


TIME TO COMPLETE: DOT section- 4 hours IATA section- 5 hours
CONTINUING EDUCATION: 0.9 CEUs, 9 contact hours
REGULATIONS SATISFIED: 49 CFR, Part 172.704 (Subpart H) & DGR 1.3
REFRESH AGAIN: DOT – 3 years/ IATA – 2 years
NOTE: This course is our DOT course #1205 and IATA course combined into one. You save $20 when purchasing this combined training course.

Max Subscription Days: 70 Days
Code: 1205/IATA
Subjects: ENGLISH COURSES DOT Hazmat Courses
Price: US $254.00

Do you package hazardous materials for domestic and international shipments?

Do you ship internationally by air?

Do you ship by air within the US via FedEx?

Then, this course is what you need!


  1. Meet the federal requirements of 49 CFR, Part 172.704 for certification in hazardous materials handling and transportation.
  2. List the various laws relating to hazardous materials handling, response, and transportation including those related to 49 CFR, 40 CFR and 29 CFR as applicable.
  3. Identify the definitions of hazardous materials and the terminology associated with safety when shipping/working with hazardous materials/wastes.
  4. Identify the types and classifications of hazardous materials and the various hazards and risks associated with them.
  5. Know the functions required for a DOT Hazmat Employee including knowledge of the Hazardous Materials Table (49 CFR 172.101), Labels and Placards, and shipping papers including signing waste manifests.
  6. Define work practices by which employees can minimize the risks associated with working around hazardous materials including proper handling to avoid accidents.
  7. Identify various hazardous materials/wastes using the Department of Transportation (DOT) Labeling system.
  8. Identify emergency activities related to hazardous materials releases and of the employee’s role in emergency activities.
  9. Define Security Awareness including risks and response to security threats.
  10. Identify function specific operations to which the employee will be expected to perform including proper marking and labeling of packages and containers, shipping papers, packaging, and other required duties.


Shipping dangerous goods by air carries a high consequence of error!

This dangerous goods air transportation course was developed for:

  • –  Shippers;
  • –  Packers; and
  • –  Staff of freight forwarders* involved in processing dangerous goods consignments.

*Freight forwarding that does not involve handling, storing, or loading cargo, mail, or baggage.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be compliant with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) dangerous goods shipping requirements; and will have met one of the “function-specific” elements of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) hazmat employee training (as this relates to 49 Code of Regulations §172.704).

  • The course covers the following topics:
  • –  IATA Regulatory Basis
  • –  General Philosophy
  • –  Training Requirements
  • –  IATA Manual Layout
  • –  Security
  • –  Limitations
  • –  Classification
  • –  Identification
  • –  Packing
  • –  Packaging Specifications
  • –  Marking and Labeling
  • –  Documentation


Final Examination:
1. Complete a 30 question examination with at least 75% accuracy.


Certification of Compliance with applicable Federal regulations – 49 CFR 172.704 and DGR 1.3

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