Dangerous Good Safety Advisor (DGSA)
Course duration: 7 days
Overview: The regulations require organisations involved in the transportation, loading or unloading of dangerous goods above certain load threshold by any of these modes of transport, appoint one or more DGSAs.
Course Content: This is an intensive course covering transport units, marking and placarding, documentation, compliance thresholds, filing, stowage, loading and segregations, cleaning or decontamination, operational procedures, emergency response requirements, environmental protection and legal framework.
There is an examination element which is split into three, each covering a specific subject area:
- All Classes
Learning Outcomes: Learners will be equipped with the skills to perform the duties of the DGSA.
Benefits: It is a legal requirement that every DGSA holds this qualification, which has to be revalidated every five years. No grandfather rights apply.
Target Audience: This course aims at those involved in the storage, handling and transportation by road of dangerous goods above designated load thresholds.
Sector Relevance: Supply Chain, Freight Forwarding
Location and Dates: Corby
Fees: Standard fee - £1,175*
*Excluding examination fees and books. SQA examinations are £285, refer to the SQA website for updated fees. These are charged in addition to the above. Entrance for the exam can be arranged at one of the SQA approved examination centres through CILT, contact the Professional Development team, Tel: 01536 740166, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The DfT is the competent authority with regard to the movement of dangerous goods (HSE also has responsibility for certain aspects) in the UK and the application of the European Directive.
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