IATA 4: Documentation

  • 2 topics | 21m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course will introduce the requirements of the International Air Transport Association's Hazardous Materials Regulations, including required documentation to transport dangerous goods (Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods and Air Waybill). This training course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness and familiarization training. Your employer will provide additional function-specific training. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to identify the necessary components on the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods and describe the elements required on an Air Waybill for a shipment of Dangerous Goods. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify principles associated with the completion of the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods
  • identify circumstances that require entries in the "quantity and type of packing sequence" area of the declaration
  • identify the meaning of symbols used in the List of Dangerous Goods
  • cite the required elements to be found on an air waybill for shipment of dangerous goods


  • Shipper's Declaration
  • Air Waybill