Dangerous Goods Endorsement

This course is for anyone who handles or transports any dangerous goods, e.g. fuel and chemicals, by road in New Zealand and needs a D Endorsement. To get the endorsement, you need to complete this course and take your course certificate provided by IVS Training to a licensing agent (VTNZ, AA) to have it added to your licence and pay the additional fee directly.

The D Endorsement expires every 5 years and you must re-sit an assessment, and have it endorsed on your licence. To take the course you must have a current New Zealand drivers licence (learners, restricted or full) and we can add this course to your record of learning. The unit standard is: US 16718

At the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Transport any Dangerous Goods by road in New Zealand.
  • Identify responsibilities of everybody involved in the handling of Dangerous Goods
  • Provide knowledge and understanding of legislation around the handling of Dangerous Goods.
  • Identify risks to people, equipment and the environment when using Dangerous Goods.
  • Understand the documentation and declaration requirements relating to transport of Dangerous Goods.
  • Identify Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities (DGLQ) the packaging, markings and labelling requirements.
  • Demonstrate the segregation procedures.
  • Explain placarding and how and when it is used.
  • Understand how to use the emergency response information.

You can add this course to your record of learning. The unit standard is: US 16718

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Dangerous Goods Handling for Land Transport

This course is designed for people who handle and load dangerous goods, and prepare dangerous goods declarations for land transport, as part of their job. The purpose of this course is to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to safely handle, load and store dangerous goods and to give you an understanding of the different classes of dangerous goods and their hazards, along with your health and safety obligations when handling dangerous goods at your workplace.

At the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the responsibilities of everybody involved in the handling of dangerous goods
  • Provide knowledge and understanding of legislation around the handling of dangerous goods
  • Apply the technical information requirements in the NZS 5433 in the safe transport of dangerous goods on land
  • Identify risks to people, equipment and the environment when handling dangerous goods
  • Understand the documentation and declaration requirements relating to transport of dangerous goods on land
  • Identify the packaging, markings and labelling requirements for Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities (DGLQ)
  • Demonstrate the segregation procedures
  • Identify correct storage and loading of dangerous goods for land transport
  • Explain placarding and how and when it is used
  • Understand how to use the emergency response information
  • Understand the risk management procedures in the event of an emergency
  • Understand the importance of Safety Data Sheets for land transport.

NOTE: This course does not provide training for the Dangerous Goods (D) Endorsement, or training for Hazardous Substance under Regulation 4.5 for Workplace Chemical Handling Training Basic or Comprehensive, and Certified Handlers Compliance Certification. ​​​​

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