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IMDG Certification

Lithium Batteries by Sea (LIBS2020)

Our Lithium Batteries by Sea training is for employees that work in an environment where Lithium Ion or Metal Batteries are handled and prepared for shipping by Sea.

The course can be taken in conjunction with a full IMDG course to increase knowledge or taken as a separate training for those just looking to cover Lithium Batteries, the training concludes with a validation test. Successful candidates receive a certificate of competence, valid for two years, after which they must re-validate their qualification.

Course Objectives:
• Correctly prepare a consignment of lithium batteries for sea transportation
• Adhere to practices and standards regarding acceptance and responsibilities for the preparation and handling of lithium batteries for sea.

Course Content:
• UK Law and Applicability
• Identification of Lithium ion and lithium metal batteries
• Classification, Proper Shipping Name and Special Provisions
• Packaging Requirements
• Marking & Labelling requirements
• Preparing the documentation – dangerous goods note and transport documents for carriage
  • Lithium Batteries By Sea : Introduction
  • Module 1: Applicability of the Regulations
  • Module 2: Classification & Identification
  • Module 3: Packaging & Testing
  • Module 4: Marking & Labelling
  • Module 5: Documentation
  • Module 6: Handling & Security
  • Coaching
  • Lithium Battery Survey
  • Lithium Battery by Sea Test
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years