Dangerous Goods Training

Application and guidance information associated with Dangerous Goods Training.

The Air Navigation (Dangerous Goods) Regulations place responsibility for the safe carriage of dangerous goods on all parties involved. This is inclusive of shippers, freight forwarders, handling agents and operators.

In order to meet the established requirements, adequate training must be provided to all parties.

The CAA has compiled a list of companies that are approved to provide Dangerous Goods training.

CAP 483 - "Training in the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air" is comprehensive source of information and provides guidance on the following topics:

Part A - Guidelines on Training for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air

  • International and National Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Approval of Training Programmes
  • Development of Training Programmes
  • Instructors
  • Training of Students
  • Keeping of Training Records
  • Reference Documents and Training Material

Part B - Guidance Notes on the Training Approval Scheme for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air

  • Approval of Training Programmes
  • Approval of Instructors
  • Training of Students
  • Appeals Procedure
  • Areas of Training and Objectives for Training Programmes
  • Examination Procedures
  • Overview of What/Who needs Training Approval

Applying for the Approval of a Training Scheme

CAA Form SRG 2803, together with the appropriate fee (Payment Form SRG 2812 here), should be sent to the Dangerous Goods Office. Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of Charges - Air Operator and Police Air Operator Certificates.

Applying for the Approval of a Training Scheme Instructor - Technical Knowledge

CAA Form SRG 2801, together with the appropriate fee (Payment Form SRG 2812 here), should be sent to the Dangerous Goods Office. Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of Charges - Air Operator and Police Air Operator Certificates.

Applying for the Approval of a Training Scheme Instructor - Training Competence

CAA Form DGO SRG 2802, together with the appropriate fee (Payment Form SRG 2812 here), should be sent to the Dangerous Goods Office. Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of Charges - Air Operator and Police Air Operator Certificates.

Applying for Student Registration Numbers for the Training Approval Scheme

CAA Form SRG 2810, together with the appropriate fee (Payment Form SRG 2812 here), should be sent to the Dangerous Goods Office. Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of Charges - Air Operator and Police Air Operator Certificates.


Further Information


For CAA-approved training companies, the CAA has a list of qualified dangerous goods instructors. To obtain a copy of this list, please contact the Dangerous Goods Office.

CAP 789 Requirements and Guidance Material for Operators, Chapter 17 paragraph 5 - "Dangerous Goods Training Applicable to all AOC Holders"