Air Acceptance of Non-Dangerous Goods (Awareness)

also known as CASA Group B,C,D,E course.

Purpose of the Course

This course gives students the knowledge to determine whether goods are classified as dangerous goods and accept the non-dangerous goods into the air freight environment. This course also covers the requirements for Flight and Cabin Crew for Dangerous Goods Awareness.

Duration of Course
Correspondence, nominally up to 1 day.

Course Content
This course is designed to provide comprehensive training for all personnel in the transport chain to recognise dangerous goods consignments including hidden dangerous goods. This is accomplished by use of a comprehensive workbook with extracts and references from International Air Transport Association dangerous goods regulations (IATA DGR). Students will have an awareness of the following:

  • Dangerous Goods terminology
  • Australian Dangerous Goods legislation and its relationship with ICAO
  • Operators dangerous goods manual
  • General philosophy on carriage of dangerous goods
  • Shippers and Operators responsibilities
  • Dangerous goods carried by passengers and crew
  • Dangerous goods in the operators property
  • Risk to aircraft and occupants associated with the nine classes of dangerous goods
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • Identification airport-baggage
  • Packing, marking and labelling of a dangerous goods consignment
  • Handling, stowage and segregation
  • Recognising hidden dangerous goods
  • Emergency procedures
  • Reporting of accidents/incidents

Course Recognition
This course is approved by Civil Aviation Safety Authority. A certificate is issued on successful completion of an end-of-course questionnaire and the qualification is valid for two years.

Who Should Attend?
If you are a freight forwarder, ground handling agent, load planner, flight crew, or cabin crew and involved with the movement of cargo or passengers by air, then this is the ideal course for you.
No previous knowledge or experience with dangerous goods or air transport is required to be able to complete the course.