The Preparation to Transport Dangerous Goods by Road course prepares students with the information and skills they need to meet the essential competency requirements needed for applying for a Dangerous Goods Driver License. The course gives students a working knowledge of important legislation relating to dangerous goods road transport, as well as the Australian Dangerous Goods Code. Students will learn the duties and responsibilities for transporting dangerous goods and they will identify the other persons, systems and organisations that affect transportation of dangerous goods by road. This course also teaches students important shipping names for dangerous goods, UN division and UN class labels for dangerous good, how to identify and assess packing groups for dangerous goods, and more.
Students taking the Preparation to Transport Dangerous Goods by Road course will be taught the requirements for vehicle and driver licensing, as well as how to check a vehicle for registration labels, license, and conformity with regulatory requirements and the ADG Code. The course offers students information on checking transport documentation, how to identify and understand Hazchem codes, and the deriver’s obligations and role if an emergency situation occurs. Individuals taking the course will learn how to use safety equipment for recovery, clean up and containment when appropriate, how to determine the correct safety equipment depending on the type of dangerous goods that are being transported, and how to use safety and personal protective equipment in accordance with regulatory and workplace requirements
Once participants have completed the Preparation to Transport Dangerous Goods by Road course, they will be supplied with their Statement of Attainment for the Preparation to Transport Dangerous Goods by Road course. This course is required for individuals that want to obtain their Dangerous Goods Driver License, although other criteria for obtaining this license exist as well. If students meet all criteria, they can apply for their Dangerous Goods Driver License after taking this course. This course also benefits students whose license is about to expire, since the course must be attended again before renewing the Dangerous Goods Driver License.
After taking the Preparation to Transport Dangerous Goods by Road course, students will possess beneficial skills, such as how to modify their activities based upon the environment, workplace context, or risk situation, how to assess the special requirements, volume and mass of a load, and how to identify the restraint methods that are appropriate for a load. Other essential skills students will have after taking this course include the ability use and identify the equipment used for transfer/bulk load of dangerous goods, the ability to follow essential emergency procedures if an accident or incident occurs, and the ability to identify important dangerous goods placarding and labelling.
This course is delivered by our partners Cairns Truck School and Brisbane Truck School.
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