Live Animals Regulations (LAR) Course

Live Animals Regulations (LAR) Course

This course will teach you how to transport live animals by air safely, in the correct container and with the correct documentation. Learn about container requirements, documentation requirements, and awareness of animals’ health. Learn how to comply with standards and international welfare regulations

Who should attend

Cargo agents, Freight forwarders, Airlines and cargo training specialists, Cargo operations managers and frontline supervisors etc

What will you learn

By completing this Course, you will be able to:

  • Satisfy compliance standards and master the use of IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual
  • Protect the safety and welfare of animals on the ground and in the air
  • Review special routings and animal behaviors
  • Identify and implement procedures to handle emergency situations
  • Understand the container design principles for live animals
  • Course Content

  • Proper use of IATA's Live Animals Regulations manual
  • Completion of the Shipper's Certification for Live Animals, the Notification to Captain (NOTOC) and CITES documentation
  • Shippers and airlines responsibilities
  • Classification and identification of live animals
  • Packaging, documentation and marking requirements for live animal shipments
  • Course Duration

    This course requires approximately 4-6 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not be able to take the exam.


  • Method: Unsupervised online exam. The exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
  • Format: 60 multiple-choice questions. Closed course book.
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 80% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2
  • Certificate and Validity

    Suceessfull Participants passing the final exam will be awarded an IATA Certificate valid for 3 years

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