Convey Hazardous Goods By Road

Dangerous Goods Training

SAQA ID : 123259
NQF Level : 3
No Of Credits : 4

Course Introduction

Dangerous Goods Training as gazetted to ensure compliance of Chapter 8 of the Road Traffic Act 1996, is necessary for any driver wanting to transport dangerous goods on South African roads. The purpose of learning is to ensure safe loading, conveying and off-loading of dangerous goods, according to legal and organisational requirements. Drivers will be skilled in conveying dangerous goods in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer and other relevant requirements, and to handle incidents safely when they occur.

Qualification Title: Convey Hazardous Goods by Road

Unit Standard ID:  123259

No. of Credits: 4

NQF Level: 3

Dangerous Goods Training as gazetted to ensure compliance of Chapter 8 of the Road Traffic Act 1996, is necessary for any driver wanting to transport dangerous goods on South African roads. The purpose of learning is to ensure safe loading, conveying and off-loading of dangerous goods, according to legal and organisational requirements. Drivers will be skilled in conveying dangerous goods in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer and other relevant requirements, and to handle incidents safely when they occur.

Any driver wishing to apply for a professional driving permit PrDP (D) or renew their PrDP (D) needs to receive a certificate of competence against this unit standard.

It is assumed that learners have already attained NQF Level 2 Mathematical Literacy and Communication competence

Credited learners are capable of:

  • Comply with relevant legal documentation requirements
  • Apply safety and standard operating procedures during loading and off-loading
  • Apply safety procedures in the event of an incident
  • Comply with the requirements of SANS 10231 in terms of behaviour en route

2 Days (Novice)

1 Day (Renewal)

  • All drivers who need to renew or apply for their professional driving permits (PrDP) for transportation of dangerous goods
  • All drivers that convey dangerous goods by road
  • Controllers that oversee the transportation of dangerous goods

R 950.00 per person (Novice)

R 660.00 per person (Renewal)

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