Dangerous Goods Awareness – Ramp Personnel (Category 8 per ICAO Technical Instructions)


This course will provide Ramp Personnel with the awareness level training required to carry out their responsibilities in relation to Dangerous Goods and is designed to meet the minimum awareness level training requirements for Category 8 Personnel specified in the ICAO Technical Instructions, Table 1-4 Content of training course.

However, please note that your local Civil Aviation and/or Competent Authority may have additional requirements that must be adhered to and additional training requirements may be required.


On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the general philosophy for the safe transportation of Dangerous Goods by air.
  • Know the responsibilities and provisions of Ramp Personnel, Passengers and Crew.
  • Describe the limitations applicable to the carriage of Dangerous Goods.
  • Describe the responsibilities of Shippers and Operators in relation to the safe transportation of Dangerous Goods by air and explain the system used to classify Dangerous Goods.
  • Identify the packaging used to transport Dangerous Goods.
  • Recognise and understand the various markings and labels used on Dangerous Goods packages.
  • Properly store and load Dangerous Goods.
  • Explain the requirements for notifying the flight crew of any Dangerous Goods that have been loaded onto the aircraft.
  • Identify and recognise undeclared Dangerous Goods.
  • Understand the recommended general emergency procedures and reporting requirements for Ramp Personnel in relation to a Dangerous Goods incident or accident.

Course Content

This course is presented in the following sections:

  1. Introduction
  2. Identification, handling and classification
  3. Packing, marking and labelling
  4. Storage and loading
  5. Provision of information
  6. Emergency response
  7. Assessment

Course info

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Level: Short Course
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$95.00 USD