Dangerous Goods Training by Liderazgo

Convey Dangerous Goods by Road / Hazchem Training

Dangerous Goods Transport Training

This course is accredited with the Transport Education Training Authority and covers unit standard “232259” NQF level 3, 4 Credits

Department of Transport Accredited (Approval NR PrDP(D) 2013/116)

All training programs are Outcome Based and are assessed according to various Unit Standards and Outcomes.

Assessment criteria consists of a Formative Assessment, In-Class Assessments and a Summative Assessment.

Course Duration

Duration: 1-day course

Day 1: Theory and In-Class Activities
08:00 am – 13:00 pm (x2 15-minute breaks included)
Final Examination: 30 minutes

Course Overview

Every individual involved in the Handling and Transportation of Dangerous Goods, whether they are consignors, manufacturers, importers or distributors, operators of road or rail vehicles or loading equipment, drivers or employers, have specific responsibilities and must adhere to a set of prescribed regulations and operating standards that dictate how the goods are marked, packaged and transported.

The Law

As regulated within The National Road Traffic Act of 1996 (Chapter VIII) regulation 280 Sub section 115 (1) and 117 (e) states that drivers of the vehicles of which he / she is the operator has to obtain a professional driving permit and undergo training at an approved training body.

Learning Outcomes

  • Liderazgo Introduction Video Demonstration
    • Dangerous Goods Demonstration on Vehicle Compliance and Legal Documentation required onboard a vehicle
  • Understand the definitions and requirements according to chapter VIII of the National Road Traffic Act, standard specifications and codes of practice
  • Product Handling and your Health
  • Section 13 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act – The duty to inform
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Operator Responsibility
  • Consignee Responsibility
  • Consignor Responsibility
  • Legal duties of the driver (product custodian)
  • Loading and Off-Loading Procedures
    • Driver Responsibility
    • Demonstrated Loading Procedure on a Fuel Tanker
    • Demonstrated Off-Loading Procedure on a Fuel Tanker
    • Load Stability
  • Pre-load and Post-Load Checklists
  • Pre-Trip daily inspection report
  • Driver Fatigue Management
    • Falling asleep at the wheel video demonstration
  • The Importance of Customer Service and Customer care
  • Driver Customer care – both on and off the road
  • 9 Classes of Classified Dangerous Goods
  • Load Compatibility and Segregation
  • Exempt Quantity
  • Designated Space/Documents Box
  • Dangerous Goods Declaration
  • Transport Emergency Card and other required Legal documentation
    • Packing Group
    • Subsidiary risk
    • ERG Number
  • Incident and Incident Reporting
  • Basic Spill Prevention and Clean up
    • Fuel Tanker spill video demonstration
    • Handling a spill during the loading procedure – What not to do – Video Demonstration
    • Afri Supply - Basic Spill Prevention and Clean Up Demonstration
  • Vehicle Requirements
    • Understand United Nations numbers (UN
    • Dangerous Goods Placarding
    • Split Placarding
    • Warning signs
  • Basic Fire Fighting
    • Elements that make up a Fire
    • Classes of Fire
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • PASS Method
  • Perform Basic Fire Fighting video:
    • How to identify different fires
    • Identifying different fire extinguishers
    • Fire extinguishing techniques
    • Operating different fire extinguishers

Competency Scores

  • All learners are to achieve 80% and above for Theoretical Assessments

Training Aids

  • Slide Show Presentation
  • Mixed Load Compatibility Chart
  • Designated Space
  • Transport Emergency Card
  • Dangerous Goods Declaration
  • Spill Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher

What we offer at Liderazgo

Liderazgo Accreditation no TETA13-327 is an approved training body in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods, SAQA Unit Standard 123259. Liderazgo has Assessors and Moderators that are fully accredited with TETA and ETDP (SETA).

Our facilitators are subject matter experts also with TETA and ETDP (SETA) accreditation.

Our syllabus is SAQA and TETA compliant and on completion of the training our learners are issued with a certificate allowing our learners to successfully obtain their PRDP’s.

All our Learners are provided with a Dangerous Goods Training Manual and a Certificate on completion of the course.

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