Training Category 6

Operator's and ground handling agent's staff accepting dangerous goods

Personnel must be trained or training must be verified prior to the person performing any of the these duties.

General Information

Initial training:  5 days, classroom training
Recurrent training:  3 days, classroom training
Approval:  German Civil Aviation Authority (Luftfahrt-Bundesamt/LBA)
  Transport Authority of Slovakia
Approval number:  B32/438.6/02/2017
Trainer:  Ralf Daniel

To achieve certification participants must pass the final exam with a minimum grade of 80%. After successful completion of the final exam, a certificate will be issued with a validity to the end of the month plus 24 months.

Recurrent training must be provided within 24 months of previous training. However, if recurrent training is completed within the final 3 months of validity of previous training, the period of validity extends from the date on which the recurrent training was completed until 24 months from the expiry month of that previous training.

Participants must provide proof of their identity by means of a photo identity card.

For pedagogical reasons, the number of participants in this training category is limited to 12 participants.

Training Content

General philosophy

  • Legal basis (ICAO/IATA, AIR OPS)
  • Definition of dangerous goods
  • Application of the dangerous goods regulations
  • Responsibilities
  • Training requirements


  • General limitations
  • Hidden dangerous goods
  • Dangerous goods carried by passenger or crew
  • Transport of dangerous goody by post
  • Dangerous goods in operater's property
  • Dangerous goods in excepted quantities
  • Dangerous goods in limited quantities
  • State and operator variations

General requirements for shippers

  • Specific responsibilities of shippers


  • Hazard classes and divisions
  • Packing groups
  • Classification of articles/substances with multiple hazards
  • Determination of UN number

List of dangerous goods

  • Propper shipping name (PSN)
  • List of generic and n.o.s proper shipping names
  • Using the list of dangerous goods
  • Numerical cross-reference list
  • Special provisions


  • General packing requirements
  • Overpack
  • Different dangerous goods packed in one outer packaging (Q value)
  • Packing instructions
  • Specification of packagings

Marking and labelling

  • Markings
  • Specification markings of packagings
  • Hazard labels
  • Handling labels
  • Overpacks
  • Quality and specification

Shipper's Declaration and other relevant documentation

  • Shipper´s declaration for dangerous goods (DGD)
  • Air Waybill (AWB)

Acceptance procedures

  • Dangerous goods acceptance checklists

Recognition of Undeclared Dangerous Goods

  • Hidden dangerous goods in baggage, cargo or mail

Storage and loading procedures

  • Storage, loading, securing
  • Segregation of dangerous goods

Pilots' notification

  • Notification to Captain (NOTOC)

Provisions for passengers and crew

  • IATA DGR Table 2.3.A

Emergency procedures

  • ERG Drill Codes
  • Emergency response
  • Reporting
  • Dangerous goods occurrence report

Radioactive material

  • Classification
  • Identification
  • Packing
  • Marking and labeling
  • Handling

Final exam

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