CIFFA Education / Dangerous Goods Training

CIFFA Education

Air DG Virtual Class - Initial
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May 27, 2021 May 27, 2021 Air DG Virtual Class - Initial Online Virtual Classroom $555.00 CAD + Tax $675.00 CAD + Tax
Air DG Virtual Class - Initial
  • Start Date: May 27, 2021
    Location: Online Virtual Classroom
    Member Fee: $555.00 CAD + Tax
    Non-Member Fee: $675.00 CAD + Tax

This online program with a virtual one-day live-session is for shippers and freight forwarders  with no experience in dealing with dangerous goods by air, or who have let their previous air DG certificate expire for more than 12 months.  CIFFA highly recommends that recurrent students who do not consistently ship dangerous goods, be enrolled in this initial class as well.

CIFFA is an IATA and FIATA-ICAO Dangerous Goods Authorized Training School (ATS), and as such meets its stringent requirements and high standards.

This program provides both general background information, as well as detailed information on identification, packing, marking, labelling and documenting Dangerous Goods. Learning modules, practice tests, case studies and a live session with a certified instructor enhance the learning environment.

The current edition of the IATA DGR is used as the main reference source for this program, and is provided for the participant's use while attending this program. A certificate in categories 6, as per table 1.5.A of the IATA Dangerous goods regulations is provided after successfully completing this course. The course is taught from the perspective of the freight forwarder. 

Locations: Online Virtual Classroom
Exam Location: In-Class
Certificate : Air Dangerous Goods- Initial
Final passing grade (%) : 80
Certificate Expiry : Must be renewed every 24 months


Schedule & Topics:

Class information: 

 Time: 12:00 pm -5:00 pm EST 

The online program will be released 3 weeks before the scheduled virtual class date. The online exam will be released after the virtual class for completion.

Location: Link to the virtual class will be emailed 1-week prior


Our program also meets the requirements of the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations.

Section 1 – Introduction, How to Use the Regulations, Applicability, Limitations, Classification, Identification, Packing, Package Specifications   

Section 2 - Marking and Labelling, Documentation, Handling, Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (including basic Emergency Procedures)    

Section 3 - Limitations, Case Studies, Examination

Learning Objectives:
This program has been designed to assist Freight Forwarder's with their responsibilities in dealing with Dangerous Goods shipments, according to the current International Air Transport Association's Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), and the applicable parts of the Canadian TDGR.
Target Audience:
Refer to the IATA DGR table 1.5.A for a description of shipper, freight forwarder and operator job descriptions that require certification in shipping dangerous goods by air.

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