Safe and Compliant Transportation of Lithium Batteries by Air (2020)

This course is intended for the training of hazmat employees responsible for the handling, shipping or transportation of fully-regulated and excepted lithium batteries by air using the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations and explains of the various types of battery technology in use today. It has been designed to meet the function-specific training requirements of the regulations and can be used for initial and recurrent training.

The course meets the regulatory training standards set out in the IATA DGR, Section 1.5 (as well as those in the 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H) for all dangerous goods employees involved in the safe transportation of dangerous goods by air and includes all recent amendments.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Navigating the IATA List of Dangerous Goods, as well as packing instructions 965 to 970, to determine classification/identification, non-bulk packaging, marking, labeling, placarding and documentation requirements for safe the transportation of lithium batteries by air

Target Audience

  • Shippers, carriers and freight forwarders (i.e. dangerous goods employees and their supervisors) who handle, offer for transport or transport lithium batteries internationally by air


  • Classification of lithium batteries
  • Lithium battery test summary requirements
  • Packaging, marking, labelling requirements
  • Documentation requirements

Regulatory Texts & References




Course Features

  • Run Time: 0h55
  • Language: English
  • Includes final assessment to validate student’s understanding of material
  • Training certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course
$225.00 per License
Total Payment Required $225.00