Air transportation training

Initial shipper

Target audience

This basic training is aimed towards shippers who need to prepare shipments of dangerous goods for air transport.


After attending this training, the participant will be qualified to prepare shipments containing dangerous goods
intended to be transported by air, according to the international and national requirements.

Training description

During this training, the participant will acquire the knowledge of the applicable Act and Regulations regarding
transportation of dangerous goods by air in Canada. Here are the key topics that will be covered:

  • Act and Regulations basic requirements
  • Classification system and criteria
  • Packaging requirements
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shipping documents
  • Exemptions

Training content

This audio-visual supported training will allow participants to acquire the knowledge required by the international and national Regulations on transportation of dangerous goods. We are a training organization accredited by the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail. Our training is eligible under the Act to promote workforce skills development and recognition.

Here are the topics that will be covered:

  • Act and Regulations basic requirements
  • Use of I.A.T.A. guide (Containing I.C.A.O. technical instructions)
  • Classification system – 9 classes
  • Classification criteria
  • Segregation
  • Packaging requirements
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shipping document and other relevant documents
  • Placards
  • Exemptions
  • Emergency measures
  • Emergency report

During the training, the participants are encouraged to ask questions. Exercises on the classification of dangerous goods, marking and labelling and shipping documents, among others, will be done during the training. Following each day’s training, the attendee must complete a questionnaire to evaluate the knowledge acquired. This questionnaire will be returned to their employer as well as a wall certificate and wallet size certificate.

Training material

  • Workbook
  • A copy of a safety data sheet
  • Dangerous goods classification list
  • Dangerous goods check-list
  • Questionnaire
  • Pen
  • Certificates, wall and wallet pocket size

An I.A.T.A. guide – Dangerous Goods Regulations will be available for the attendee during the training.


3 days, 8 hours / day

Download the training plan


Public session: $781.75, taxes not included

In-house session: Please contact us for more information


Please complete the registration form and return it us by email.

Download the complete schedule for the public sessions.

Our mailing address:
340 Avenue Dorval,
C.P. 53019
Dorval, Québec
H9S 5W4


Our training center:
2737 Louis A Amos,
Lachine, Québec
H8T 1C3