Get your DG Licence by attending a dangerous goods course in Sydney NSW

Dangerous Goods Courses

Truck Drivers, do you need another Qualification for your job? Or do you need a licence to transport bulk dangerous goods by road? Then you may need a Dangerous Goods driver’s licence.

A DG Licence is required if the vehicle:

  • is carrying any quantity of dangerous goods in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500 litres
  • is carrying any receptacle containing more than 500 kilograms of dangerous goods

Trans-Plant Training’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accredited Dangerous Goods courses are delivered face-to-face at our training facilities in Penrith NSW. Renewal courses are available.

Facilitation of this training can also be arranged at client business premises, pending minimum booking numbers. For more information about upcoming DG courses please contact us or submit an online booking enquiry.

Trans-Plant Training Pty Ltd Entry Requirements:

  • Adequate literacy & numeracy skills
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number

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Upcoming Courses

Date/Time Event Location Price
06/02/2021 - 07/02/2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dangerous Goods Course - Penrith Penrith NSW $430.00
20/03/2021 - 21/03/2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dangerous Goods Course - Penrith $430.00


Training Location

458-470 High Street, PENRITH NSW 2750

Course Information

TLILIC0001 Licence to Transport Dangerous Goods by Road

This course is Mandatory for a person who is required by law to apply for or renew a Dangerous Goods
Driver’s License.
The course covers all relevant aspects of the ADG 7 Code and Chain of Responsibility of all
Individuals please refer to covered topics.
The course is designed for anyone who wishes to, or are required by law to obtain or have a
dangerous goods driver’s license including truck drivers, tanker drivers etc.

A dangerous goods driver’s license is required for the transport of dangerous goods in the
following cases:

  • In a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500 liters
  • If there is more than 500 kilograms in a single receptacle
  • In the case of intermediate bulk containers (IBC’s) where the total capacity of all IBC’s is
    more than 3000 liters or where any IBC is filled or emptied while on a vehicle.
Course Code and Name TLILIC0001 Licence to Transport Dangerous Goods by Road
Cost $430.00 (Inclusive of EPA application fee, training, Dangerous Goods “Preparation to
Transport Dangerous Goods by Road Manual”, assessment, certificate and card)
Duration 2 Days (16 hours) face-to-face
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Pre-Requisites
  • Medical fitness clearance, completed on application form
  • SafeWork NSW driving history report issued in the last 6 months, obtained from an SafeWork NSW
    office, with SafeWork NSW stamp
  • 2 passport size photographs
  • Photocopy of front and back of your driver’s licence
Topics Covered
  • Definitions
  • Legislative Requirements
  • Work Health and Safety Requirements
  • The Numbers of Classes of Dangerous Goods
  • Packaging Groups
  • Placarding of Vehicles
  • Placarding and Marking of Loads
  • Stowage of Dangerous Goods
  • Load Restraint as per Nation Transport Commission and SafeWork NSW Load Restraint Guide
  • Segregation Responsibilities
  • Class Compatibility
  • Documentation Requirements and Procedure
  • Hazchem Codes
  • Safety Equipment
  • Precautions during Transporting
  • First Aid
  • Fire Extinguisher Selection and Location
On Completion On successful completion of TLILIC0001 Licence to Transport Dangerous Goods by Road,
participants will be issued with a TLILIC0001 Licence to Transport Dangerous Goods by
Road Statement of Attainment by Trans-Plant Training Pty Ltd, and a Dangerous Goods
licence photo card, issued by the Environmental Protection Agency

Safe Load Program (SLP)

The safe load program (some people call it the safe load program passport due to former AIP
Australian Institute of Petroleum Passport) has been especially prepared to provide generic
introduction training for Bulk Fuel Loaders entering SLP participating Fuel terminals and depots
throughout Australia.
For people wishing to enter the workforce within the fuel industry as a bulk dangerous goods driver
(fuel tanker driver). Your SLP will be required for you to access into or to transport bulk
dangerous goods out of participating SLP fuel terminals including the major terminals and various
independent terminals and depots around Australia.
The course covers all aspects as to identify and classify dangerous goods, safe loading and
unloading dangerous goods procedures, apply workplace health and safety guidelines, control of
ignition sources and fire risk management please refer to covered topics as all the course generic
material is commonly used at all participating SLP fuel terminals including the major terminals and
various independent terminals and depots around Australia.
At the successful completion of this course the participant will attend a participating SLP fuel
terminal for a competency bases assessment of which all details will be supplied at the day of
training as it is a requirement that the training and assessment be conducted by separate parties.

  • $345.00 course fee (inclusive of training)
  • $105.00 SLP application fee
  • Duration 6 – 8 hours face-to-face, depending upon clients’ needs and requirements
    Safe Load Program (SLP) Pre-Requisites Dangerous Goods Licence, issued by EPA
    Topics Covered
    • Definition
    • Legislative Requirements
    • Program’s Aim
    • Classes of Dangerous Goods
    • Work Health and Safety Responsibilities
    • Static Electricity
    • Electrical Potential
    • Conductors and Collectors
    • Overfill Protection System
    • Time
    • Switch Loading
    • Safety Equipment
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Product Properties
    • Combustible and Flammable Products
    • Volatility
    • Flashpoint
    • Flammable Range
    • Colour Identification and Appearance
    • Placarding of Vehicles
    • Vehicle Positioning for Loading
    • Vehicle Position for Unloading
    • Take 5
    • SPSA
    • Vehicle and Gantry Knowledge
    • Leak Detection
    • Drive3 Away Protection Gate
    • Terminal Protocol and driving rules
    • Vehicle return to Service
    • Segregation and Compatibility of different classes
    • Documentation Requirements and Procedure
    • Hazchem Codes
    • Precautions during Transporting
    • Emergency Responses including TERP
    • Bulk Transfer of Dangerous Goods
    • Site Safety Requirements
    • Chain of Responsibility
    • Centre of Gravity of Tankers
    • Centrifugal force of Loaded Tankers
    • PASS 2 LOAD
    • Content and understanding of the applicable section of the ADG7
    On Completion On successful completion of the Safe Load Program, participants will be issued with a
    SAFE LOAD PROGRAM Driver Identification Number, to take to a terminal and be assessed


    Chain of responsibility and Work Health and Safety Act Require suitable training to be provided to
    employees anyone involved in the storage of Dangerous goods should be adequately trained to fully
    comply with this workplace requirement.

    Course Title Dangerous Goods Storage
    Cost $275.00
    Duration 4 – 6 hours depending upon clients’ needs and requirements
    Topics Covered
    • Overview of Dangerous Goods History
    • Introduction to the Dangerous Goods Code
    • Identification of Different Classes of Dangerous Goods
    • Identification of Hazardous Goods
    • Volumes of Dangerous Goods
    • Health Effects from Dangerous and Hazardous Goods
    • Packaging of Dangerous Goods
    • Understanding Documentation Requirements for Storage of Dangerous Goods,
      Hazardous Chemical Register
    • Understanding Safety Data Sheets
    • Understanding of Segregation Charts
    • Understanding of Segregation Devices
    • Understanding the HAZCHEM Emergency Action Code
    • Dealing with Chemical Emergencies and Spills, Control Measures to be used,
      including Spill Kits and Appropriate Fire Fighting Equipment
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements for Different Classes of
      Dangerous Goods
    • Different Storage Facilities and Locations
    • Correct Placarding Requirements for Premises and Storage Areas
    • Work Site Risk Assessment

    To enrol in this course, please call us on 0491 249 029 or 02 4736 4735 to reserve your place as places are limited.

    Dangerous Goods Courses conducted by Trans-Plant Training Pty Ltd are done so under RTO#: 21488,
    are accredited through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and are applied by qualified Trainers &