Dangerous Goods - Carriage of Lithium Batteries by Air, Road and Sea

The use of lithium batteries is becoming increasingly common, powering many everyday items, ranging from wheelchairs to power tools, as well as laptops and mobile phones. There have been a number of cargo security incidents which have been attributed to incorrectly shipper batteries. Please not that this course is specific to lithium batteries.

This course will enable students to have a thorough understanding of the relevant regulations, which includes how to apply the special provisions, marking and labelling the shipments, completing the relevant documentation as well as handling an emergency response and relevant reporting procedure.

Who should attend?

Training is required by anyone who calssifies Dangerous Goods for shipment, decides on packaging and labelling, prepares the Shipper's documentation or completes acceptance checks prior to carruage as well as other operators who handle lithium batteries

Benefits of attending

  • This course covers all modes of transportation
  • Course fully approved by the CAA

Course content

  • Introduction to the Regulations
  • Applicability, responsibility - who needs to be trained
  • State and Operator Variations
  • Classification
  • Identification, Special Provisisons
  • Packing
  • Specification Pacakge markings
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shippers declaration
  • Handling
  • Examination

Course duration

2 days



This price includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Please notify us of any special requirements or access arrangements at the time of booking.

Booking and information

Please book this course directly through TrainingTeam on 01293 536943 or email sales@trainingteam.co.uk