Learning Outcomes
Classification of Dangerous Goods

The Transport of Dangerous Goods Code

  • Class 1 – Explosives
  • Class 2 – Gases
  • Class 3 – Flammable liquids
  • Class 4 – Flammable solids, spontaneously combustible substances, water reactive substances
  • Class 5 – Oxidising substances and organic peroxides
  • Class 6 – Toxic and infectious substances
  • Class 7 – Radioactive material
  • Class 8 – Corrosive substances
  • Class 9 – Miscellaneous dangerous goods; Goods too dangerous to transport
Requirements for Transporting Dangerous Goods – Part 1
  • Duty of care
  • General requirements
  • Placard loads
  • Placard signs
  • Transport documents
  • Emergency information
  • Double-sided reflectors
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Personal protective equipment and safety equipment
Requirements for Transporting Dangerous Goods – Part 2
  • Stowage
  • Segregation
  • Vehicle and drivers licenses
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Please note: This is an awareness course only. Each state and territory has formulated its own laws based on the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail. This course does not lead to formal qualifications or licences for the transportation of dangerous goods by road.

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Course Cost

$77 (incl GST)


1 hour



Intended for

Everyone involved with the transportation of dangerous goods by road.


A Certificate of Participation will be emailed at the end of the course.

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