Transporting Batteries by Air
(incorporating Lithium batteries)


If you send batteries, particularly lithium batteries by air then this is the course for you. This course assists shippers of batteries, including lithium batteries on their own, and in or with equipment, to interpret and apply the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) to shipments being sent by air domestically and internationally.
Full compliance with the Regulations and an understanding of the concepts behind them, and the associated Australian legislation, will ensure the safety of all who travel and protect shippers from unknowingly committing unlawful acts.

What you obtain

This course will help you apply the classification, packaging, documentation, marking and labeling requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations with regard to infectious substances and understand the requirements set down by the Regulatory authorities.

A Quick Course Syllabus

This short course will help you apply the:

  • classification;

  • identification;

  • packing;

  • marking;

  • labeling; and

  • documentation

Requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations with regard to a range of batteries types, and understand the requirements set down by the Regulatory authorities.

This course also covers:

  • Lithium Ion batteries (including in and with equipment);

  • Lithium metal batteries (including in and with equipment);

  • Batteries wet non-spillable; and

  • Batteries dry


Access to a copy of the current IATA DGR, whilst not required, is however recommended.

Course Qualification and Recognition

This course is approved by:

  • The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA).  – Approvals can be found in the menu above.


A certificate is issued on successful completion of an end-of-course questionnaire and your qualification will be valid for TWO YEARS.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for people involved with the packaging, documentation or control of batteries, with particular focus on lithium batteries, and battery powered equipment being transported by air.

Level of Competency

No previous knowledge or experience with air transport is required to complete the course.


Course Fee

Payment is required in advance by credit card, EFT or cheque.
We accept Mastercard and Visa.


  • Online training –  (6 hours approx.)

  • Classroom training (on demand – no scheduled courses, 6 hours approx.)

Note: minimum numbers apply for classroom requests.

We have regular scheduled courses in Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth & Sydney, but we’ll go (almost) anywhere.

To request a classroom course, email us by clicking the "CONTACT AIRSAFE". To see our other course dates open the pdf below.