Lithium Batteries Training

$239.00 per student

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Product Details

This course is intended as a supplement to Dangerous Goods training for Air, Ground, or Vessel.  Upon completion of the course, the student will have a better understanding of the current regulations involving shipping and handling of Lithium Batteries.  There have been many significant changes in all three modes, and is is important for both new and existing shippers of Lithium Batteries to understand and apply them. 


Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be familiar with:

  • The different types, sizes, and uses of Lithium Batteries, as well as the need to properly pack, mark, label, and document shipments of such batteries
  • Definitions of components and measurements associated with Lithium Batteries
  • The Regulations which apply to the transport of Lithium Batteries
  • Specific information for each of the three modes of transportation: Ground, Air, and Vessel
  • Emergency Response Procedures associated with Lithium Batteries

Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the student may download a certificate of completion.

Additional information regarding USA Hazardous Materials Training requirements can be found at:

Required and Optional Regulatory Manuals

  • 49 CFR (if shipping by Ground) - Electronic Version is available at  Printed version is optional.
  • IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations - 59th Edition (if shipping by Air)
  • IMDG Code - 2016 Edition Incorporating Amendment 38-16 (if shipping by Vessel)
  • Emergency Response Guide - PDF version is included with the course.  Printed version is optional.   

Primary Audience


This course is intended for shippers,, freight forwarders, and emergency management practitioners involved in the handling and transport of Lithium Batteries, including equipment containing Lithium Batteries and Lithium Batteries packed with equipment.
Course Code:
Modal training for job description for shipment and handling of Dangerous Goods based on the appropriate modal regulations
Course Length:
Varies by Student

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