Dangerous Goods Bulk Driver - Refresher Course

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Dear customers, due to the implementation of a new nationally recognised licensing unit for Dangerous Goods Driver’s Licences, 1-Day Refresher courses will be ceased as of the 28th of October.

After the 28th of October, anyone who requires refresher training for the renewal of their Dangerous Goods Driver’s Licence will be required to participate in a 2-Day Dangerous Goods course.

For further information please contact the Department on Mines and Petroleum on 08 9358 8001

Course duration

1 day

Course costs

$245 per person

Who should attend?

Any persons transporting Dangerous Goods in containers in excess of 500 Kg/Lt and requiring renewal of their Dangerous Goods Driver’s Licence. An expired Dangerous Goods Licence does not permit the transport of Dangerous Goods in containers in excess of 500 Kg/Lt. (‘Bulk’)

Course content

  • Statutory Requirements / responsibilities
  • Placardable Unit and Package loads
  • Classification and packing of Dangerous Goods
  • The HAZCHEM Code
  • Placarding of containers and vehicles
  • Stowage and segregation
  • Transport procedures
  • Fire Extinguisher training
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Documentation

Useful links

http://www.ntc.gov.au/
http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/documents/Forms/DGS_F_ApplicationDriversLicence.pdf


Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004
http://www.slp.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/main_mrtitle_242_homepage.html
Dangerous Goods (Safety Road and Rail Transport of non-explosives) Regulations 2007
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/wa/consol_reg/dgsartonr2007763/

Assessment

To be found competent in this unit, a trainee must achieve an 80% average across 2 individual multiple choice tests. These tests are ‘open book’. He must also demonstrate competence in a Practical Assessment utilising simulated examples relevant to actual industry Dangerous Goods operations and the theoretical and practical use of fire extinguishers.

Outcome

On successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Participation detailing that you have successfully completed the 1 day Course as recognised by the Department of Mines and Petroleum.

Please note:

  • If you have not completed this course within 12 months of the expiry of your licence, you will be required to attend again the 2 day licence course.
  • This qualification in itself does not authorise you to transport Dangerous Goods In containers in excess of 500 Kg/Lt. To renew the LICENCE you will need to attach this Statement of Participation to your Application Form to The Dept of Mines and Petroleum and comply with all other requirements (e.g. Police Clearance and Medical Certificate) Please use the above Link to download a copy of the application form.
  • If your D/G Licence has expired, you are not authorised to transport Dangerous Goods in containers exceeding 500 Kg/Lt.


If you have any queries regarding Dept of Mines & Petroleum  requirements please contact them on (08) 9358 8001