Chem Freight top banner



IATA Dangerous Goods Awareness Course for Category 4 & 5 Personnel

The Dangerous Goods Awareness course is an introductory course for personnel employed by or working on behalf of operators, freight forwarders, cargo agents and agencies acting on behalf of operators involved in the acceptance of general cargo (non Dangerous Goods). This course allows participants to gain a basic understanding of the classification, identification and handling of Dangerous Goods.

This course is mandatory for general cargo acceptance personnel and warehouse and transportation personnel of freight forwarders. Hong Kong Legislation (Regulations 7A and 7B of the Dangerous Goods (Consignment by Air)(Safety) Regulations, Chapter 384A) stipulates that category 4 and 5 personnel* of freight forwarders need to undergo Dangerous Goods Awareness training every 24 months. In addition, all relevant training records or certificates shall be made available upon inspection carried out by authorized officers from the Civil Aviation Department.’

Dates: Classes are held once to two times each month, view our 2017/18 schedule here

Duration: 0.5 day, 9:00 - 13:00 and/or 14:00 - 18:00

Venue: Unit 1909, 19/F, Kowloon Plaza, 485 Castle Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon (Lai Chi Kok MTR Exit B1)

Medium of instruction: Cantonese supplemented with English terms

Course notes: Bilingual dangerous goods training notes which are based on IATA Dangerous Goods Workbooks 4 & 5

Accreditation: The course is an IATA accredited course and approved by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department

Requirements: Participants must be able to understand and write English or Chinese

Assessment: a short 20-question multiple choice test will be given at the end of the course, the test is in Chinese and English

Contents DG Awareness

The Dangerous Goods Awareness course can be conducted in your office. Our instructor will travel to your premises anywhere in Hong Kong, saving your staff travelling time and allowing your staff to receive training in the comfort of your own office.

Recuirements for conducting an inhouse course: meeting room with a projector, white board and markers

Fee: course fee per person starts from $300 per person for 20-person classes, please call us for a quotation


Contact Us

Contact +852 29614887

Fax +852 30073263


Training Centre

Unit 1909, 19/F, Kowloon Plaza, 485 Caslte Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon

Suite 907, 9/F, Silvercord Tower 2, 30 Canton Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Course Enrolment Procedure

- Click here to download enrolment form
- Fill out the form (no need to input payment information at this stage)
- Fax to 30073263 or email to
- Notification will be sent out by email, follow email instructions for payment

Click here to download our 2017 Course Schedule





  © Copyright: Chem Freight Hong Kong Ltd. 2006-2017 All rights reserved