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The objective of this course is to ensure that students can prepare any Dangerous Goods Shipment in accordance with the requirements of the IMDG Code.

Aimed at Shippers, Packers, Freight Forwarders/Cargo Agents processing dangerous goods and any other relevant shore-side personnel.

Course Objectives

To ensure that personnel responsible for shipping dangerous goods can:

  • Understand and apply the IMDG Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Understand their responsibilities
  • Classify dangerous goods according to the type of hazard and degree of danger
  • Identify Proper Shipping Names
  • Understand and apply the information contained in the Dangerous Goods List
  • Correctly pack dangerous goods in the appropriate packaging
  • Mark and label packages
  • Document shipments
  • The IMDG Code - Key Definitions, Structure, Application, Terminology
  • Classess, UN Numbers, Proper Shipping Names and Packing Groups
  • Classification
  • The Dangerous Goods List
  • Self-classification
  • Limited and Excepted Quantity Provisions
  • Packing
  • Marking and Labelling
  • Documentation

IMDG Code:

  • Key Definitions, Structure, Application, Terminology

Regulatory Applicability and International Contentions

  • IMO/IMDG Background and Jurisdiction
  • International Agreements and Conventions

Classification and Identification

  • IMDG Code Class Hazard Definitions and Basic Terms
  • Use of the IMDG Code Dangerous Goods List
  • Limited and Excepted Quantity Provisions

Packaging

  • Use of the IMDG Code Packing Instructions
  • General and Specific Packaging Requirements and Limitations for all Types of Packaging
  • Selection of Correct Packaging for Transport by Sea

Marking, Labelling and Placards

  • Consignment Procedures
  • Placarding Requirements of Cargo Transport Units
  • How to Complete the Multimodal Dangerous Goods Form

Vessels, CTUs Consignments

The scheduled course dates below are for training to be delivered at AquaTerra House.

If these dates are not suitable, or you would like to enquire about training delivery at your own premises/site, please use the button below to send an enquiry

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December 2018

6 Dec 2018 - 7 Dec 2018

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January 2019

10 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019

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February 2019

7 Feb 2019 - 8 Feb 2019

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March 2019

7 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019

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April 2019

4 Apr 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

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May 2019

9 May 2019 - 10 May 2019

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June 2019

6 Jun 2019 - 7 Jun 2019

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July 2019

4 Jul 2019 - 5 Jul 2019

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August 2019

8 Aug 2019 - 9 Aug 2019

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September 2019

5 Sep 2019 - 6 Sep 2019

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October 2019

10 Oct 2019 - 11 Oct 2019

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November 2019

7 Nov 2019 - 8 Nov 2019

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2 days
Course Duration
15
Max Participants

The Candidate must:

  • attend the entire course
  • adhere to course content and demonstrate the required practical application techniques
  • receive a pass mark of 80% on the examination

Certificates awarded after successful completion of the course will be valid for a two year period after which recertification must take place.