Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Category 3 for Freight Forwarders
This training program combines IATA's trusted IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) course is designed
for freight forwarder staff who either have no prior DGR training or who have not updated their training
during the past 24 months. This course fulfills ICAO and IATA training requirements and qualifies you to
handle and process dangerous goods for carriage of by air for a 24-month period. You can renew your
qualification before its expiration date with the relevant recurrent training course.
This unique program can give you a competitive advantage in the cargo industry. In addition to your IATA
DGR category 3 certificate.
The IATA course requires approximately 35-45 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from
date (enrollment validity).
This course is available in textbook format. Enrol at an Accredited Training School to study
with the help of a local trainer, or alternatively you can choose to study these materials on
After the enrollment validity expires, you will not have access to the course content and will
not be able
to take the exam.
Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below
Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:
Apply the IATA DGR to common work situations
Understand related legal aspects and responsibilities of shippers, agents, and airlines
Identify dangerous goods permitted for transport and their DGR categories
Pack, mark, and label dangerous goods
Complete a Shipper’s Declaration for dangerous goods
Follow general emergency procedures when a damaged package is discovered
Packing, marking, labeling, and documentation requirements
The current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual
IATA Dangerous Goods Training Program, Book
Important Note: The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) publication is updated at the
beginning of every year and exams are based on the most recent edition. Students are solely
responsible for acquiring the latest edition for their exam (this can be purchased from the IATA
Concise lessons and tools for fast and effective learning
Hundreds of new checklists, self-assessments, worksheets, and handouts to facilitate the
application of new ideas to your own work environment
Personalized experience: goals, skill development, and action planning to help you quickly apply
Post-topic, On-the-Job component where you work on your action plan and receive content, tips,
This course is recommended for:
All Category 3 personnel as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR
Personnel acting on behalf the operator in processing dangerous goods
An IATA Certificate of Completion (DGR category 3) is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80%
or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade
of 90% or higher.