Carriage of Lithium Batteries by Air, Road & Sea

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This course will teach delegates how to ship lithium batteries by air, road and sea.

Who should take this course?

This course is for delegates who wish to pack and ship lithium batteries by air, road and sea. The course covers both ion and metal, as well as lithium batteries contained in or packed with equipment, and battery powered vehicles.


The course is fully approved in the UK by the Civil Aviation Authority and the Irish Aviation Authority, and concludes with a validation. Successful candidates receive a certificate of competence, valid for two years, after which they must revalidate their qualification. A certificate of attendance is provided for the road and sea modules

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Locate key information from all sections of the IATA, ADR & IMDG Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Correctly package, mark and label a consignment in compliance with IATA, ADR & IMDG regulations
  • Correctly complete dangerous goods documentation (shipper’s declaration and dangerous goods note)
  • Understand the requirements for damaged and used lithium batteries

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Course Content

  • The regulatory framework - UN / ICAO / IATA / ADR & IMDG
  • Lithium ion and lithium metal batteries - UN 3090, UN 3091, UN 3480 and UN 3481
  • Lithium batteries packed with equipment or contained in equipment
  • State of charge
  • Proper shipping names
  • Special provisions
  • Packaging requirements
  • Marking and labelling a shipment
  • Preparing the documentation - shipper’s declaration and the dangerous goods note
  • Transport categories

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