This Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) training course is designed to ensure that the participant becomes familiar with the necessary aspects of TDG regulations. Emphasis is placed on dangerous goods identification and classification. Upon completion of this TDG course, your personnel is expected to be able to recognize the dangers associated with all TDG classes and complete a dangerous goods bill of lading. A Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) training certificate will be issued upon successful completion.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations require anyone who handles, offers to transport, or transports dangerous goods must be adequately trained and hold a training certificate, or be physically accompanied by, and under the direct supervision of, an employee with a valid training certificate. We ensure all training participants have a sound knowledge of all program content. As we do for all of our courses offered, we present content that will relate directly to participants' duties, including TDG duties.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods certification course content includes:
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act (TDG Act) and TDG Regulations, which prescribe safety standards and shipping requirements
- Placards and safety marks
- TDG activities for documentation required to transport dangerous goods
- Legal definitions in the TDG Act and TDG regulations, including the definition of a dangerous good
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods exemptions
- Different classes of dangerous goods: Explosives, gasses, oxidizing substances and organic peroxides class, flammable liquids and solids, toxic and infectious substances, radioactive materials, corrosive substances, and miscellaneous products.
- Transportation of dangerous goods manifesting
- Components of dangerous goods
- TDG reference guides
A TDG certification, which stands for Transportation of Dangerous Goods certification, is a document that confirms an individual's knowledge and understanding of handling and transporting hazardous materials safely. It is often required for individuals involved in the transportation industry to ensure compliance with regulations and promote the safety of people and the environment.
The duration of TDG online training can vary depending on the course provider and the individual's learning pace. Typically, it can take around 2-4 hours to complete an online TDG course.
TDG training usually lasts for a specified duration, typically between 2 to 4 years, after which individuals are required to renew their certification to stay up to date with the latest regulations and guidelines. Renewal courses are generally shorter than the initial training and serve as a refresher to ensure continued knowledge and compliance.
Yes, you can definitely take TDG training online. Many reputable organizations and training providers offer TDG courses in an online format, allowing individuals to conveniently access the material from anywhere with an internet connection. Online TDG courses provide interactive modules, quizzes, and assessments to ensure effective learning and understanding of the hazardous materials transportation regulations.
This TDG course is available in an Open Enrollment format, should you not have enough people to fill a session, in order to help you maintain your TDG training requirements more easily. We feature in-person instead of online training to ensure students have a better understanding and are more adequately trained before receiving a TDG certificate. In addition, training can be completed at your site, or ours.
TDG training expires after three years. To maintain a valid training certificate to ensure proof of adequate training per TDG regulations, ensure your employees receive training on transporting dangerous goods before expiry.
While the TDG directorate maintains a list of trainers; we aim to offer the most comprehensive, relatable Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act training course available. Contact us for further information on our course.