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Dangerous Goods By Air:
Transporting UN3373 by Air for Shippers


If you send diagnostic specimens or biological products that are category B, or their suspensions (e.g. Liquid nitrogen, formalin or ethanol) by air, then this is the course for you. This course assists shippers of infectious substances - category B, and associated items, to interpret and apply the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations to shipments being sent by air domestically and internationally. Full compliance with the Regulations and an understanding of the concepts behind them will ensure the safety of all who travel and protect shippers from unknowingly committing unlawful acts.

- Courses stay active for 2 years and must be completed within this time frame. Refunds will not be given after the course in no longer active.

What you get

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.


The course also covers:

  • Infectious Substances, Category A (overview);

  • Diagnostic Specimens & Biological Products for testing (Category B);

  • Shipments of dry ice or cryogenic liquids as refrigerants;

  • Small quantities of ethanol, formaldehyde and formalin as Excepted Quantities

Access to a copy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations is not required, however is recommended. You can enter and leave the course as many times as you like without losing what you have done.  You will also have access to the course content until you require re-certification.

Courses should be started and completed within a three month period of initial registration or before your existing certification expires to ensure validity.

Course Qualification and Recognition

This course is approved by:

  • The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA). 

A certificate is issued on successful completion of an end-of-course questionnaire and the qualification is valid for TWO YEARS

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for people involved with the packaging, documentation or control of infectious materials, category B sent by air.

Level of Competency

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

Course Fee

  • Online Training – AUD $200.00 + GST $20.00 = $220.00 Total

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

System Information

  • Platform: The course is designed for lap top or desk top computers although content can also be viewed on ipads, iphones and other mobile devices, however functionality may be reduced.

  • To view content on an android device or ipad the Free Articulate app needs to be downloaded onto your device.  Follow the prompts from your device.

  • Course Progress: Each module must be completed before the final assessment is made available. Participants can enter and leave the course content as many times as they like and the course progress will be tracked, highlighting the last module completed when logging back in. 

  • The final assessment must be done in one sitting.  If the assessment is closed a new assessment will be generated and all previous questions will be replaced.

  • To request a classroom course or correspondence kit, email us by clicking the "CONTACT AIRSAFE".

We can schedule Virtual courses or classroom courses in Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth & Sydney at request, but we’ll go (almost) anywhere. (Dependent on number of participants and availability)

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


By registering and logging in to this course you confirm that you are the person who will read and complete the course modules and be responsible for individually completing and submitting the end of course questionnaire.


You also acknowledge that you understand it is an offence to falsify or misrepresent the information provided by you and that you have a duty of care when dealing with dangerous goods and that failure to comply with the relevant regulations surrounding the sending of dangerous goods may result in legal penalties.


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