Earn your Lithium Battery Transport certificate upon successful completion of this course

Lithium batteries pose unique concerns when shipped by air. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in lithium battery incidents on-board aircraft. Those who may not think that they ship lithium batteries should think again. They are an integral part of our life: cell phones, laptop computers, GPS systems, and more all use lithium metal or ion batteries. Even shipping a cell phone or laptop from one location to another will require basic knowledge of the hazards involved.

  • What are lithium batteries?
  • Overview of federal and international regulations (IATA/ICAO)
  • Use of the IATA book
  • Classification of dangerous goods according to IATA/ICAO
  • Using the dangerous goods list
  • General packing requirements
  • UN specific packaging
  • Specific packaging requirements for lithium batteries
  • Selecting and understanding packing instructions
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shipping documents including declarations and waybills


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time isĀ 2.5 hours.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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