The Carriage of Lithium Batteries by Air Course

2 Days – £418.75+VAT

The use of Lithium Batteries is becoming increasingly common powering many everyday items mobile phones, lap tops, ipads etc. They also are extensively used in industry because they last longer, give more power and in some cases are rechargeable.  There have been a number of incidents and accidents which have been attributed to incorrectly shipped batteries. As a result the transport regulations are constantly changing , this course will enable students to have a thorough understanding of the relevant regulations.

This course covers the requirements for transporting all types of Lithium Cells and Batteries including packed with and contained in equipment by Air.  The course is UK Civil Aviation Authority approved.

There is an exam at the end of course, if successful the candidate receives a UK CAA approved certificate which is valid for two years.

2 Day Course Programme Guide

Day 1

  • Introduction to the Regulations
  • Applicability, Responsibility, Who needs to be Trained
  • State and Operator Variations
  • Classification
  • Identification, Special Provisions.
  • Packing

Day 2

  • Specification Package Markings
  • Marking and Labelling
  • Shippers Declaration
  • Handling
  • Examination

This course is fully approved by the Civil Aviation Authority and concludes with an examination.