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  Transportation of Dangerous Goods

This course is accredited with the Transport Education Training Authority and covers unit standard "232259" NQF level 3, 4 Credits
Duration:1 day course

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.

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).

Liderazgo is also Accredited with the Department of Transport (Approval NR PrDP(D) 2013/116)

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.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the definitions and requirements according to chapter VIII of the National Road Traffic
  • Act, standard specifications and codes of practice
  • Operator Responsibility
  • Consignee Responsibility
  • Consignor Responsibility
  • Legal duties of the driver
  • Driver Fatigue Management
  • Loading and Off-Loading Procedures
  • Transport Emergency Card and other required Legal documentation.
  • 9 Classes of classified Dangerous Goods.
  • Load Compatibility and Segregation.
  • Understand United Nations numbers (UN) and Dangerous Goods Placarding and Warning signs.
  • Basic Fire Fighting
  • The Importance of Customer Service and Customer care
  • Basic Spill prevention and clean up including Video
  • Section 13 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act – The duty to inform
  • Driver Customer care – both on and off the road
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