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Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser Course

This course is designed for those candidates about to take the Core, Road and All Classes exams.

To book exams candidates must apply direct to the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). Exam dates are listed on our DGSA course schedule page.

5 Day Course Programme Guide

DAY 1

  • Introduction to the course
  • Regulatory framework
  • Using ADR
  • General classification of Dangerous Goods (DGs) using the UN system
  • Identification of DGs using the UN system
  • Containment systems: packages and IBCs
  • UN packaging specifications



DAY 2

  • Packaging procedures
  • Mixed packing
  • Limited Quantity provisions
  • Containment systems: Tanks, Containers and Tank Containers
  • Consignment preparation
  • Mixed packing
  • Marking and Labelling of packagings and IBCs
  • Road Transport Marking, Labelling & Placarding



DAY 3

  • Variations to days 1 & 2 for GB Road Regulations
  • Operational Provisions
  • Loading, Stowage & Cleaning
  • Compliance thresholds
  • Documentation



DAY 4

  • Practice Exam Questions



DAY 5

  • Review of Exam Questions
  • Discuss the role of the DGSA