Shipping Live Animals and Perishable Cargo by air (3 days)

Day 1 Welcome
(AM) Self Introduction
0900 -1015 Course introduction Smoke free building
Course Adminstration
Briefing for Exam
Course Objectives:
Aim to achieve the safe and humane transportation of live animals by air.
To comply with the requirements established in the IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR)
To comply with the requirements established in the IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR)
Know shipper’s & carrier’s responsibilities in shipping live animals/Perishables
Understand Reservations and Advance Arrangements
Know animal behaviour and special care to them
Know how to classify live animals & perishable cargo
Know the container requirements, marking, labeling and documentation
Know the acceptance and handling procedures of live animals/perishables
Introduce Table of Contents of LAR
Chapter 1 Application of Regualtions
Chapter 1 and 2 Government Regulations
Carrier Regulations
Reservations and Advance Arrangements
Shipper’s and his authorized agent’s responsibility
Instructions for carriage
1015-1030 Morning Break
1030-1245 Chapter 1 and 2 Carrier’s responsibility
Verify the presence of required documentation
Acceptance and conformity
Factors must be considered at the time of Acceptance
Animals are considered unfit for transport
1245-1400 Lunch
Day 1 (PM)
Chapter 3 Government & Carrier Regulations
International Air Traffic Rules
Carrier Variations
Chapter 4 Reservations and Advance Arrangement
Factors cause stress of animals
Signs of stress of animals
1515-1530 Afternoon Break
1530-1700 Chapter 5 Animals Behaviour
Digestive Behaviour
Eliminative Behaviour
Sexual Behaviour
Care Giving Behaviour
Care Seeking Behaviour
Animals Behaviour
Behaviour Under Stress
Day 2 (AM)
0900 -1015 Chapter 5 How to reduce stress of animals?
Sedation and Euthanasia
Preventive measures before sending animals
Chapter 6 Classification of animals
Blue Pages
Chapter 7 Documentation
Shipper’s Certificate for Live Animals
Air Waybill
Vaccination & health certificates
Import/Export/Transit Permit/License
CITES Document
1015-1030 Morning Break
1030-1230 Chapter 8 Container Requirement
Construction Requirement
Ventilation Requirement
Safety Requirement
Animal Welfare & Health Requirement
Food and Water Requirement
Specific Pathogen Free(SPF) Requirement
1230-1400 LUNCH
1400-1515 Chapter 8 Container Requirement 1 -3 for pet/farm livestocks
Container Requirement 11-23 for birds, Day Old Chick, penguin
Container Requirement 41, 44 for Lizard, Snake
Container Requirement 51,57 for fish, lobsters
Container Requirement 59 for fish with oxygen cylinder
Container Requirement 60 for fish with pump and batteries
How to calculate stocking density?
Chapter 9 Marking & Labeling
Chapter 10 Handling Procedures
Ground Handling of Animal shipments
Loading Procedures
Special Handling Procedures
Chapter 11 CITES
CITES Documentation
List of States Party to CITES
Chapter 12 Life Science Logistics for Laboratory Animals
Chapter 13 World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
1515-1530 Afternoon Break
1530-1700 Introduce Table of Contents of PCR
Chapter 1 and 2 Application of Regualtions
Shipper’s & Carrier’s Responsibilities
Food Safety & Countries
Chapter 2 & 3 Government & Carrier Regulations
Chapter 4 Perishables Facts & Types
Chapter 5 Perishables Classification
List of Perishables
Segregation of Perishables
Day 3 (AM) Chapter 6 Packagings
0900 -1015 Air Shipment Requirement
Package Categories
Chapter 7 Documentation, Marking & Labelling
1015-1030 Morning Break
1030-1230 Chapter 8-10 Handling Procedures
Acceptance & Control
Chapter 11-13 ULD & Airport Operations
Perishable Hanlding Facilities
Chapter 14 Claims
Chapter 15 CITES
Chapter 16-17 Air Transport of Cut Flowers
Air Transport Logistics of Time & Temperature Sensitive &
Healthcare Products
1230-1400 LUNCH
Day 3 (PM)
1400-1700 Examination