How it works

In 5 Simple Steps

Once you have selected your course you can book online via our shop.  You can then access the course, repeat the modules as many times as you like and email or book appointments with our trainers to get one-to-one help if you get stuck.

Some courses require an invigilated exam in order to attain certification and some can be completed and assessed entirely online. Additionally some courses require the use of an IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations book.  If you don’t have one they can be bought or rented from us.

These are challenging courses which include interactive questions and completing real life shipper’s declarations and airline acceptance checklists.  To ensure you are prepared for the invigilated exams an average mark of  80% must be achieved with the online modules before an invigilated exam can be booked hence some modules may need to be repeated in order to improve competence.

  • Pay for the course fee either by BACS, Debit or Credit Card online.
  • Follow the login instructions that will be sent to your email address.
  • Download and print off the PDF workbook.
  • Have access to the IATA DGR. Remember you can either rent one or buy a copy from Dangerous Goods Online Limited.
  • Ensure your computer is using Chrome and has an audio output.
  • Have somewhere quiet to work.

Depending on how much experience you have depends on the length of time to successfully complete the course. We recommend that you work on the training little and often such as 1- 2 hours per day. You can retake the modules as many times as you would like to ensure you have a deep level understanding of what is required. You will have access to the online training for 12 weeks.

Work through the modules and course exercises as many times as you feel you need to. Ensure you are scoring at least 80% on each module which will give you the best opportunity at being successful in the examination.

Once you have completed the course successfully, with a minimum of 80% in each module, we will contact you to arrange the remotely invigilated 1:1 examination.

For an additional fee, we can organise for an invigilator to invigilate an examination at your workplace anywhere in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland*.  Please contact us to discuss this further – info@dgonline.training.

*IATA Category 6 Operator Training is not currently available in the Republic of Ireland.

Continue to revise the modules and work through the examination practice paper that we provide you with whilst you are waiting for the examination date.

 

Examinations for IATA Category 1, 3 and 6 training courses, including our lithium battery shipping course are conducted remotely on a 1:1 basis with one of our invigilators. Strict examination conditions are in place and candidates will be asked to sign a declaration in advance to confirm their adherence to our terms and conditions.

Once the examination paper has been returned to us, electronic feedback and your certificate will be sent to you.

FAQ's

To undertake a remotely invigilated examination, you will require the following:

  • WiFi connection
  • Photo ID ready to show the invigilator via the webcam
  • A current edition of the IATA DGR
  • A calculator (mobile phones are not permitted for use during the examination)
  • A computer with a webcam and a mobile phone with camera facilities
  • A quite room

Further instructions will be provided in advance of the examination.

The course is managed with a series of modules, with a number of exercises at the end of each one. We recommend that you score at least 80% on the exercises before you move on.  There is no limit on the number of times you work through the modules.

Once the paper has been returned via our courier service, the exam paper is marked. If you successfully achieve a grade of 80% or more, a certificate, showing our training is approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority, will be awarded. Electronic feedback will be given to all candidates showing areas of development and strength.

Assuming you have referenced the PDF workbook, your next port of call is to contact one of our experienced trainers at info@dgonline.training or call 0800 644 6799.

Yes, you may. Remember the examination is not a test of memory, it is to ensure you can navigate your way through the IATA DGR competently.

Once you have completed the training successfully, we will contact you via email with examination date availability.

There is no limit on the number of times you can work through the modules. We recommend you score at least 80% at the end of each to ensure you are maximising the possibility of passing the examination.

We give you access to the online training for 12 weeks from the date of purchase. If you are struggling to complete the training modules in this time frame, additional access can be purchased on our website at the following link

The examination is regulated by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. The time permitted is three hours.

Yes, but please note that there is a cancellation fee of £75.00+VAT which will be payable if an examination is cancelled within a defined period of 5 working days.

Please refer to the PDF workbook that is downloadable at the beginning of the training. We will also send you a practice examination booklet once the training has been completed.

Please contact one of our experienced trainers on info@dgonline.training or call 0800 644 6799 to arrange a 30 minute training session.

Depending on how much experience you have depends on the length of time to successfully complete the course. We recommend that you work on the training little and often such as 3- 4 hours per day. You can retake the modules as many times as you would like to ensure you have a deep level understanding of what is required. You will have access to the online training for 12 weeks.

An IATA DGR (either your own or one that you have rented from us), photo ID in the form of either a driving licence or passport. We will provide you with a calculator and pen.  The examination is considered ‘open book’ and therefore the candidates should have unrestricted access to the required IATA DGR.

Once you have successfully completed all the modules, with a score of at least 80% in each, we will email you with a series of dates that are available for your remotely invigilated 1:1 examination. If you wish to attend a more bespoke examination centre, please contact us to make arrangements and discuss the additional costings for this.

  • Have a computer with an internet connection and audio output.
  • Ensure you are in an appropriate surrounding environment to complete the course materials. Ideally this will be a quiet environment free from distractions.
  • Access to a copy of the latest version of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.
  • A printed copy of the course notes. These can be downloaded and printed from the course. Instructions are shown at the very beginning of the course.
  • A calculator and a ruler.
  • Notepaper.  We recommend making your own notes in addition to the accompanying course notes; these can be taken into the examination.

Check the following:

  • Use a Chrome browser.  Internet Explorer creates issues particularly with older versions.
  • Are you using one window to run the course? Running multiple windows will automatically cause the course to stop recording progress.
  • Always close the course browser window and log out from the Learning Management System (LMS) when taking a break from the course. 
  • Change computer.  Virus software on the specific computer can interrupt the running if the course.
  • Change network.  Security settings on company servers can cause issues with the course.
  • Use an incognito window. To do this, you should open an incognito tab in Chrome by clicking on File and then selecting New Incognito Window, once that is done you can login to the LMS using this window and access the content to see if it behaves in the same way.  The reason why we suggest this is because opening an incognito tab strips out any browser plug-ins or default settings which may interfere with the functionality of online content in the browser.

The primary focus of the training is to teach students how to navigate the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations. A copy is also required to complete the examination. If you do not own a copy of the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, we can either sell you a copy at the current market rate or we offer a rental option. For the rental option, we generally take a deposit for the full price of the regulations. This will be refunded after the book is returned minus a weekly hire fee. The current rate is £10.00 per week. The rental fee helps us to offset the cost of the books and to keep the price of the training as low as possible.

The training is suitable for students without any previous experience. There are a number of exercises to complete as you go through the training which help to prepare you for the examination. After completing each section of the course, you are provided with a grade. We recommend you retake the section if you do not achieve a score of 80% or more, as this is the minimum grade required to pass the final examination. There is no limit to the number of times you retake each section.

If you are revalidating your current certificate, we will request to see a copy of this before the course is allocated to you.