Handling of Lithium Batteries by Air

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Handling of Lithium Batteries by Air
  • 23 Nov 2017 – 23 Nov 2017, Intake: 2

This course will equip the learners with the skills and knowledge to pack and ship lithium ion and lithium metal cells and batteries by air, in compliance with the regulatory requirements of the ICAO Technical Instruction and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Over one day, you will examine the classification and identification of dangerous goods, with particular focus on lithium batteries, and learn how to complete the necessary documentation, marking, labelling and packaging of shipments. You will learn about the limitations to transport of lithium batteries by air, as well as emergency procedures in the event of an incident or accident.

This course is based on the content of the IATA Lithium Battery Shipping Guidelines, a comprehensive guide designed for shippers and packer to meet their safety obligations related to the safe transport of dangerous goods by air. This course is recommended for Category 1, 2, 3 personnel as per Table 1.5.A of the IATA DGR.


What You Will Learn

Upon completing this course, you will have the skills to:

  • Understand the basis and applicability of the IATA DGR
  • Apply the states and operation variations
  • Identify and classify the 9 hazard classes including provisions of lithium batteries
  • Apply the applicable special provisions
  • Apply the provisions for packing, marking and labelling of shipments containing lithium batteries
  • Complete transport documentation (dangerous goods documentation and air waybill – AWB) and any other accompanied documents related to the transport of lithium batteries
  • State the relevant emergency response and reporting procedure
Who Should Attend
  • Manufacturers of cells and batteries
  • Battery assemblers
  • Shippers and packers
  • Other operators handling lithium batteries
  • Definition of dangerous goods (DG)
  • Application of the IATA DGR
  • Responsibilities of shippers, packers and freight forwarders
  • Limitations applicable to the transport of DG by air
  • Classification of the 9 hazard classes including the provision of lithium batteries
  • Identification of special provisions
  • Packing provisions
  • Marking and labelling requirements
  • Required transport documentation including DGD and AWB
  • Dangerous goods emergency response and reporting requirements
  SLA Member Non-Member Self-Sponsored
Course Fee $398 $498 $498
GST $27.86 $34.86 $34.86
Application Fee $32.10 $32.10 $32.10
Total Fee
(payable to TLA)
$457.96 $564.96 $564.96
PIC Grant Eligible Companies to claim directly from IRAS N.A.



Payment will only be required after the course is confirmed.
(The status of the course would usually be advised one (1) month before the course start date.)

Payment mode (retail payment facilities are not available) :
Overseas – Telegraphic transfer
Local – Cheque or bank transfer


Mr. Tony Allais is currently a free-lance IATA Professional Instructor for Dangerous Goods Regulations (International Air Transport Association). He currently conducts IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations courses in Vietnam.

He has more than 30 years of Air Cargo experience with an International Ground Handling Agent in Singapore. He has sat in many working committee during his years of service (e.g. TAPA Certification, Risk Management, Operations Improvement Committee etc.)


1 day (9 am to 6 pm), 8 hours


A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded upon successful completion with 75% attendance.

There are no available classes.