Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor Course Content
Full course package £778.80 inc. VAT
*Please Note candidates are required to purchase own ADR books and register with SQA to book and pay for their exams*
- Qualified, experienced instructors that understand candidate’s requirements to pass the DGSA exams
- 4-day intensive online course hosted over ‘Zoom’
- Further Mock Paper Day the week of the exams to prepare candidates fully
- CDG 2009 Regulations supplied along with workbook
- Course workbook containing over 100 DGSA exam style questions
- Tutor email support from time of booking to exam
- 1 to 1 course preparation zoom session
- Access to our unique ‘online resource centre’ from time of booking to exam which contains;
- Tutorial videos on each topic covered in the course (See below)
- Downloadable help guides to assist with
- your studies
- Access to recordings of the course to watch back at your own pace and convenience
What does the course cover?
The course covers the following topics of ADR:
- Table A & B
A guide to the starting point of understanding ADR. This module explains the correlation between the two tables found in Volume 1 and how they relate to the rest of both books.
This module shows the art of classification of dangerous goods which is a requirement in the DGSA exams and is part of the role of the DGSA. This module builds from basic level through to expert.
- Solutions or Mixtures
Following on from Classification, Solutions or Mixtures goes on to build on this topic by showing how diluting a substance can affect its properties and how such substance might be classified once this happens.
- UN Packaging
A guide to UN approved packaging from the construction to the use. This module gives a breakdown of how to assign packaging to any particular given substance or article.
A guide to UN approved Intermediate Bulk Containers from the construction to the use. This module gives a breakdown of how to assign an IBC to any particular given substance or article.
- Small Loads, Limited Quantities & Excepted Quantities
A detailed guide on the various exemptions to ADR and how these exemptions are established.
- Marking & Labelling
A breakdown of the various methods of labelling and marking both packages and vehicles.
Recognizing the various documentation required for the movement of dangerous goods by road. Understanding the content of the documents and how to complete them
Understand the difference between portable tanks and ADR tanks ad how to assign various tanks to specific substances.
What do the exams entail?
The examinations for Rail and Road will be primarily based on the provisions of the current ADR Agreement plus The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (CDG2009) (as amended). The candidate should have a general understanding of the layout, structure and contents of the ADR Agreement. The candidate should have the ability to refer to ADR to define the legal requirements for compliance.
The candidate should have a general understanding of the requirements of the regulations as they apply to the loading, unloading and transport of dangerous goods.
You will be given an examination booklet which will contain the questions and provide space for your answers.
The Core paper will consist of ten compulsory questions covering the syllabus topics. The questions will require short responses. The pass mark will be 65% and the examination will last for 1 hour 15 minutes, from 9.30 am to 10.45 am.
The All Classes paper will comprise a mixture of structured and short response questions. There will be at least eight compulsory questions covering the syllabus topics. The pass mark will be 65% and the examination will last for 1 hour 45 minutes, from 11.15 am to 1 pm.
The mode papers will contain two sections. Section A is a case-study, worth 70% of the final mark. You have to answer one case-study from a choice of not less than three which will cover various classes. Section B will contain a range of compulsory questions which will make up 30% of the final mark. The pass mark will be 65%, derived from Sections A and B. The examination will last for 1 hour 45 minutes, from 2 pm to 3.45 pm.