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Approved by the Dutch Civil Aviation Authorities


Introduction
 

The ICAO and IATA regulations stipulate that staff involved in the transportation of dangerous goods or in the handling of general cargo or passengers must receive initial and recurrent training in the requirements commensurate with their responsibilities. This also appplies when no dangerous goods are transported.

 

The training must include:

  • general familiarization training;
  • function specific training; and
  • safety training.

Based on Table 1-4 of the ICAO Technical Instructions (IATA DGR Table 1.5.A), the following training requirements apply to personnel, involved in air transport operations:

  • Staff accepting general cargo (other than dangerous goods): Key 7
  • Ramp and Warehouse personnel: Key 8
  • Passenger handling staff: Key 9 
  • Load planners and flight crew members: Key 10
  • Crew members (other than flight crew members): Key 11 

In this training, each key in the above mentioned table is comprised in a module.

Contents of the training

Based on the above mentioned requirements, the training covers the following subjects:

  • General Philosophy 
    • Basic considerations when transporting dangerous goods by air 
    • Prohibitions
    • What are dangerous goods?
    • Legal basis
    • Shipper’s responsibility
    • Operator’s responsibility
    • Training requirements
       
  • Limitations
    • General
    • Acceptable dangerous goods
    • Forbidden dangerous goods
    • Dangerous goods in operator’s property
    • State- and Operator variations
       
  • Classification
    • UN classification system
    • Identification
    • List of Dangerous Goods
       
  • Identification 
    • Identification by UN number and proper shipping name
    • Alphabetical List of Dangerous Goods
    • Numerical List of Dangerous Goods 
       
  •  Packing
    • General packing requirements
    • Methods of packing
    • Types of packaging
         
  • Marking and Labelling
    • Marking
    • Labelling
    • Consumer product warning
       
  • Documentation
    • General information on documentation
    • Shipper's Declaration of Dangerous Goods
    • Indicating of dangerous goods on the Air Waybill
       
        
  • Loading and unloading
    • Protection from damage
    • Securing and separating dangerous goods
    • Loading restrictions on helicopter flights carrying passengers
    • Loading restrictions on helicopter flights only carrying cargo
       
  • Recognition of undeclared dangerous goods
    • Hidden hazards
       
  • Pilot’s notification
    • NOTOC
       
  • Provisions for passengers and crew
    • Information to passengers
    • Dangerous goods allowed to be carried by passengers and crew
       
  • Emergency procedures
    • Introduction
    • General procedures
    • Leakage and spillage
    • Contaminated cargo or baggage handling
    • Reporting of incidents and accidents
       
  • Martinair specific procedures.

Test 

The training is divided in 13 modules in which the above mentioned subjects are discussed. Each module is completed with a test, which contains multiple choices, true or false, drag and drop or other type of questions. The test score for the modules which are a mandatory requirement is saved in the students test result bank. Wrongly answered questions may be repeated, but will not be taken into account for the test result. If the test result for a particular module is not sufficient, the module will be repeated and a new test will be issued. In this case, the result for the second test will be taken into account for the total test result.

Authority approval
 
SCS Training & Consultancy BV is a Dutch Civil Aviation Authority and IATA approved dangerous goods training institute.

Course approval
 
This specific training course is approved by the Dutch Civil Aviation Authorities.

Certification
 
Upon completing the course and obtaining a positive overall test result, a certificate will be issued and send by e-mail to the training administrator of the company. This certificate has a validity of 2 years.

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