When shipping or accepting live animals for air transportation, you have to know how to use and comply with the IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR).
IATA Live Animals Regulations is the global standard and essential guide to transporting live animals by air in a safe, humane and cost-effective manner.
The expertise acquired in this course will allow you to identify business development opportunities for your company as this type of transportation requires a high degree of technical skills. Whether you are a shipper, a freight forwarder, an airline or an animal care professional, a working knowledge of LAR is a must to ensure that live animals are transported humanely and in compliance with airline regulations and animal welfare standards.
Note: This course meets the training requirements for handling and acceptance personnel, as per the Live Animals Regulations (LAR) Section 1.4
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
Meet compliance standards and master the use of IATA’s Live Animals Regulations (LAR) manual
Protect the safety and welfare of animals on the ground and in the air
Review and discuss special routings and animal behaviors
Identify and implement procedures to handle emergency situations
Understand the container design principles for live animals.
Proper use of IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual
Government and airline regulations
Shippers' and airlines' responsibilities
Classification and identification of live animals
Packaging, documentation and marking requirements for live animal shipments
Special shipping procedures and considerations for endangered species
Delay and emergency handling
Load planning and calculation
Completion of the Shipper's Certification for Live Animals, the Notification to Captain (NOTOC), and CITES documentation
This course is recommended for:
Reservations and operations staff of airlines
Air cargo forwarders
Upon successful completion of the exam an IATA Certificate of Completion 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.
Please note:> As per LAR 1.4, this Certificate is only valid for 36 months.