Ground Training

Initial Shipper

Target Audience

This basic training is aimed towards shippers who need to prepare shipments of dangerous goods for ground transport.

Goal

After attending this training, the participant will be qualified to prepare shipments containing dangerous goods intended to be transported by ground according to the national and provincial requirements.

Training description

During this training, the participant will acquire the knowledge of the applicable Act and Regulations regarding transportation of dangerous goods by ground in Canada. Here are the key topics that will be covered:

  • Act and Regulations basic requirements
  • Classification system and criteria
  • Packaging requirements
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shipping documents
  • Placards
  • Exemptions
  • Emergency report

Training content

This audio-visual supported training will allow participants to acquire the knowledge required by the national and provincial Regulations on transportation of dangerous goods. We are a training organization accredited by the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail. Our training is eligible under the Act to promote workforce skills development and recognition.

Here are the topics that will be covered:

  • Act and Regulations basic requirements
  • Use of T.D.G. guide
  • Classification system – 9 classes
  • Classification criteria
  • Packaging requirements
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shipping documents
  • Placards
  • Loading requirements
  • Exemptions
  • Quebec’s additional requirements
  • Emergency measures
  • Emergency report

During the training, the participants are encouraged to ask questions. Exercises on the classification of dangerous goods, marking and labelling and shipping documents, among others, will be done during the training. Following each day’s training, the attendee must complete a questionnaire to evaluate the knowledge acquired. This questionnaire will be returned to their employer as well as a wall certificate and wallet size certificate.

Training material

  • Workbook
  • A copy of a safety data sheet/li>
  • Dangerous goods classification list
  • Placarding guide
  • Quick reference on usual exemptions
  • Questionnaire
  • Pen
  • Certificates, wall and wallet pocket size

A Transportation of dangerous goods Regulation – Clear language will be available for the attendee during the training.

Duration

2 days, 8 hours

Download the training plan

Cost

Public session: $535.60, taxes not included

In-house session: Please contact us

Registration

Please complete the registration form and return it us by email.

Download the complete schedule for the public sessions


Our mailing address:
340 Avenue Dorval,
C.P. 53019
Dorval, Québec
H9S 5W4

514-893-5032

info@edumax.ca

Our training center:
2737 Louis A Amos,
Lachine, Québec
H8T 1C3