Appreciation Course on Handling of Lithium Batteries by Air

The course dates are indicated below.
Appreciation Course on Handling of Lithium Batteries by Air
Read what our participants have learnt from this course…


It is good to meet new friends and heard all the different issues they met during operations related to lithium battery from different industries.

Ganesan S/O Kaliappan, Assistant Manager – Operations, X.L.W. A.P. Pte Ltd.


Very informative and educational!

Poh Chee Beng, Senior Manager, Y.T. (S) Pte Ltd.


This appreciation course will equip the learners with 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. 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 appreciation 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.


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
  • 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 $31.84 $39.84 $39.84
Application Fee $32.40 $32.40 $32.40
Total Fee
(payable to TLA)
$462.24 $570.24 $570.24



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 – Bank transfer or Corporate PayNow


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.


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


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

The course dates are indicated below.