The Carriage of Lithium Batteries by Air training provides delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly handle and prepare shipments of lithium batteries for transport by air. We give delegates the confidence to transfer the knowledge of the IATA regulations into their work environment.
This course compliments the IATA Dangerous Goods by Air training and supports the regulation changes regarding the carriage of Lithium Batteries in 2017. Designed to assist shippers and freight handling organisations in the correct transporting of these dangerous goods. The course is fully approved in the UK by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), and concludes with a validation. Successful candidates receive a certificate of competence, valid for two years, after which they must re-validate their qualification.
We can complete this course over 1 day for attendees that are currently certified on Dangerous Goods by Air or over 1.5 days for attendees that are not certified.
Lithium batteries are divided into two sections
1. Lithium Content type – e.g., Lithium ion, Lithium metal and
2. How they are going to be transported e.g., stand alone batteries, lithium batteries contained in or packed with equipment.
• Correctly prepare a consignment of lithium batteries for air transportation
• Validate whether a consignment has been prepared correctly for air transportation
• Adhere to practices and standards regarding acceptance and responsibilities for the preparation and handling of lithium batteries for air transportation.
• UK Law and Applicability
• Identification of Lithium ion and lithium metal batteries
• Classification, Proper Shipping Name and Special Provisions
• Packaging Requirements
• Marking & Labelling requirements
• Preparing the documentation – shipper’s declaration and transport documents for carriage
Is this training for you?
Our Lithium Batteries by Air training is for employees that work in an environment where Lithium Ion or Metal Batteries are handled and prepared for shipping by Air. The course is fully approved in the UK by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), and concludes with a validation test. Successful candidates receive a certificate of competence, valid for two years, after which they must re-validate their qualification.