60 minutes


Course Outline
This course is suitable for anyone involved in the transportation of dangerous goods by air.

The course includes information on the legal responsibilities for the transportation of dangerous goods or hazardous materials via air and the special considerations that need to be taken.

This course is a suitable prerequisite for OPITO approved Helideck Operations Initial Training (HOIT) courses.

Learning Objectives:
LO1: Define dangerous goods and legalities for the carriage of dangerous goods
LO2: Identify the different characteristics, classes, and types of dangerous goods
LO3: Recognise the effects of air travel upon the transportation of dangerous goods
LO4: Describe the different methods and types of packaging which are appropriate to the safe transportation of each type and class of dangerous goods
LO5: Describe the correct storage methods of dangerous goods
LO6: Identify the recognized standards for labeling and marking required to distinguish each class of dangerous goods
LO7: Define the correct documentation requirements
LO8: Define the loading and handling requirements
LO9: Define safe handling and emergency information

No prerequisite is required for this course.

20 Minutes