Transportation of Dangerous Goods – TDG

Earn your Transportation of Dangerous Goods – TDG certificate upon successful completion of this course

TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS - TDG ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

In Canada, federal and provincial and territorial legislation governs the transportation of dangerous goods. Anyone who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods is legally required to have training in the transportation of dangerous goods.

Once you have completed this course, you will be better informed about the importance of complying with the regulations for the transportation of dangerous goods.

Although goods can be transported by road, rail, air and water, this course only covers regulations for ground transportation of dangerous goods. There are nine classes of dangerous goods and at the end of this course, you will be qualified to handle all of them except Classes 1, 6.2 and 7 as handling these classes requires additional training.

You should ask your supervisor or employer about special equipment, site specific or job specific training for the transportation of dangerous goods.

Once you have completed the course, you will take the final test. You must achieve at least 80% to receive a certificate of completion. Don’t worry – if you don’t pass the first time, you can keep trying until you do.

TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS - TDG ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Module 1: Legislation
  • Module 2: Chemical Hazards and Classes of Dangerous Goods
  • Module 3: Packaging and Labelling
  • Module 4: Shipping Documents
  • Module 5: Segregation and Vehicle Loading
  • Module 6: Accidents and Emergency Response Assistance Plans

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 3 hours.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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