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WFTR 114 - Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 114

Calendar Description:
There is a comprehensive set of regulations, which must be adhered to when transporting dangerous goods. This course will provide a simple guide for employees which will enable them to understand and comply with the basic requirements of the transportation of dangerous goods regulations. There is a three-year expiry date on Transportation of Dangerous Goods certification.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4

This course is offered online:


Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
Theoretical information, employer is responsible for practical training of employee.
-Shipping Names
-Schedules 1, 2, and 3
-Certification Safety Marks
-Dangerous Goods Safety Marks
-Reporting requirements
-Safe handling practices
-Proper use of equipment
-Offering for transport
Note: Theoretical information only, employer is responsible for practical training of employee.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Recognize dangerous goods classifications
- Apply shipping names
- Process TDG documentation
- Interpret safety certification marks
- Complete reports

Grading System:

Grading Weight:
Participation: 100 %

Nature of Participation:
Students will work through regulations with the instructor in a lecture/dialogue format, noting practical applications of the regulations to their specific work environment.

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Other Programs:
Heavy Equipment Operator

Text Books:

Required - Canadian Trucking Alliance, 2002, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Driver's Handbook (Langley, BC). Chapters Covered: All
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