Online IMDG Code Training

IMDG Code training has been mandatory for all shore side staff involved in the handling and transport of dangerous goods by sea since January 2010. IMDG Code e-learning is a range of web-based IMDG Code training courses, developed in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization, to meet the mandatory training requirements for all shore side staff handling and transporting dangerous goods. The courses have been updated to Amendment 37-14 of the IMDG Code which is mandatory from 1 January 2016.

Who are the courses for?

  •  Shippers and forwarders
  •  Container packers and consolidators
  •  Shipping line operations and booking staff
  •  Stevedores
  •  Port staff
  •  Cargo surveyors
  •  Executives and managers
 

Benefits of attending

  •  Cost-effective – typically a fraction of expensive classroom time and less disruptive than absence from work
  •  Flexible learning – courses taken at the learner’s own pace or to a timetable set by management
  •  Consistent standards – delivers consistent training standards across global operations, especially relevant to corporate quality assurance programmes
  •  Course management – administrator function to monitor and manage any number of students in local, regional or global training programmes. Suitable for individual learners or large corporations 
  •  Certificate – testing throughout the course to ensure understanding of learning topics, final course completion score and certificate
  •  Certified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV)
 

Course content

Dangerous Goods Transport General Awareness

This course provides a familiarisation with dangerous goods transport regulations and an awareness of the duties and requirements that arise from them. It is designed for personnel with no specific dangerous goods transport function(s) who need a general appreciation of the regulations. The programme is split into the following sections.

  •  Course scope and objectives
  •  Dangerous goods transport legislation
  •  Classification and identification
  •  Consignment and transport procedures
  •  The journey rules – operational considerations
  •  Emergency response issues
 

There is an end-of-course test, the score for which is recorded and included on your course completion certificate.

Price

First 10 courses Members £56+VAT

Non-members £68.75+VAT

Multiple copy discount for 11 courses or more

 

IMDG Code Standard

This course is aimed at booking office staff, administrators, customer and/or business services support staff. It provides training at a function-specific level for these personnel and others with similar functions requiring a sound working knowledge of the IMDG Code. This course provides:

  •  an introduction to the IMDG Code
  •  an overview of the IMDG Code general provisions
  •  an overview of dangerous goods classification and identification provisions
  •  an overview on package marking and labelling requirements
  •  an overview of CTU marking and placarding requirements
  •  in-depth training on documentation requirements and completion procedures
  •  an overview of stowage requirements
  •  an overview of segregation requirements
  •  an overview of the requirements for limited quantities and excepted quantities shipments
  •  an overview of additional provisions concerning transport, including emergency response provisions
 

Price

First 10 courses Members £81+VAT

Non-members £101.25+VAT

Multiple copy discount for 11 courses or more

 

The course is open book and access to the IMDG Code is required. Digital access to the IMDG Code can be purchased for an additional £35 per person or annual access can be provided on quotation.

 

IMDG Code Consignor/Freight Forwarder

This course is for personnel with a management, supervisory and/or safety compliance role for a company involved in dangerous goods consignment operations, eg shipper or freight forwarder. This course provides:

  •  an introduction to the IMDG Code
  •  an overview of the IMDG Code general provisions
  •  in-depth training on dangerous goods classification and identification provisions
  •  in-depth training on packing provisions
  •  in-depth training on package marking and labelling requirements
  •  in-depth training on CTU marking and placarding requirements
  •  in-depth training on documentation requirements and completion procedures
  •  an overview of stowage requirements
  •  in-depth training on segregation requirements within a CTU
  •  in-depth training on the requirements for limited quantities and excepted quantities shipments 
  •  training on the use of CTUs
  •  an overview of additional provisions concerning transport, including emergency response provisions
 

Price

First 10 courses Members £81+VAT

Non-members £101.25+VAT

Multiple copy discount for 11 courses or more

 

The course is open book and access to the IMDG Code is required. Digital access to the IMDG Code can be purchased for an additional £35 per person or annual access can be provided on quotation.

 

IMDG Code Packer/Cargo Handler

This course is aimed at personnel who pack/mark/label dangerous goods and/or load/unload cargo transport units. This course provides:

  •  an introduction to the IMDG Code
  •  an overview of the IMDG Code general provisions
  •  an overview of dangerous goods classification and identification provisions
  •  an overview of packing requirements
  •  in-depth training on package marking and labelling requirements
  •  in-depth training on CTU marking and placarding requirements
  •  an overview of documentation requirements
  •  an overview of stowage requirements
  •  in-depth training on segregation requirements within a CTU
  •  an overview of the requirements for limited quantities and excepted quantities shipments
  •  training on the use of CTUs
  •  an overview of additional provisions concerning transport including emergency response provisions
 

Price

First 10 courses £81+VAT

Non-members £101.25+VAT

Multiple copy discount for 11 courses or more

 

The course is open book and access to the IMDG Code is required. Digital access to the IMDG Code can be purchased for an additional £35 per person or annual access can be provided on quotation.

 

IMDG Code Ship Loader

This course is aimed at personnel responsible for and/or directly involved in ship loading/unloading operations. This course provides:

  •  an introduction to the IMDG Code
  •  an overview of the IMDG Code general provisions
  •  an overview of dangerous goods classification and identification provisions
  •  an overview of packing requirements
  •  an overview on package marking and labelling requirements
  •  in-depth training on CTU marking and placarding requirements
  •  an overview of documentation requirements
  •  in-depth training on stowage requirements
  •  in-depth training on segregation requirements within a CTU
  •  in-depth training on the segregation requirements for CTUs containing dangerous goods when loaded on vessels
  •  an overview of the requirements for limited quantities and excepted quantities shipments
  •  training on incident and fire prevention in port and onboard ship
  •  an overview of additional provisions concerning transport including emergency response provisions

IMDG Code Ship Operator

 

This course is for personnel responsible for and/or directly involved in managing the operation of a vessel carrying dangerous goods. This course provides:

  •  an introduction to the IMDG Code
  •  an overview of the IMDG Code general provisions
  •  in-depth training on dangerous goods classification and identification provisions
  •  an overview of packing requirements
  •  an overview on package marking and labelling requirements
  •  in-depth training on CTU marking and placarding requirements
  •  in-depth training on documentation requirements and completion procedures
  •  in-depth training on stowage requirements
  •  in-depth training on segregation requirements within a CTU
  •  in-depth training on the segregation requirements for CTUs containing dangerous goods when loaded on vessels
  •  in-depth training on the requirements for limited quantities and excepted quantities shipments
  •  training on incident and fire prevention and emergency response procedures in a port and on board a ship 
  •  training on the International Convention for Safe Containers
  •  training on dangerous goods in port areas
 

Price

First 10 courses Members £81+VAT

Non-members £101.25+VAT

Multiple copy discount for 11 courses or more

 

The course is open book and access to the IMDG Code is required. Digital access to the IMDG Code can be purchased for an additional £35 per person or annual access can be provided on quotation.

 

Advanced course

This course is aimed at senior dangerous goods managers/dangerous goods safety advisers who require detailed training on all the main aspects of the IMDG Code’s provisions. This course provides:

  •  an introduction to the IMDG Code
  •  an overview of the IMDG Code general provisions
  •  in-depth training on dangerous goods classification and identification provisions
  •  in-depth training on packing requirements
  •  in-depth training on package marking and labelling requirements
  •  in-depth training on CTU marking and placarding requirements
  •  in-depth training on documentation requirements and completion requirements
  •  in-depth training on stowage requirements
  •  in-depth training on segregation requirements within a CTU
  •  in-depth training on the segregation requirements for CTUs containing dangerous goods when loaded on vessels
  •  in-depth training on the requirements for limited quantities and excepted quantities shipments
  •  training on the use of CTUs
  •  training on incident and fire prevention and emergency response procedures in a port and on board a ship
  •  training on the International Convention for Safe Containers
  •  training on dangerous goods in port areas
 

Price

First 10 courses Members £96+VAT

Non-members £120+VAT

Multiple copy discount for 11 courses or more

 

The course is open book and access to the IMDG Code is required. Digital access to the IMDG Code can be purchased for an additional £35 per person or annual access can be provided on quotation.

Refresher course

This course provides a recap of the main IMDG Code provisions and includes an update on significant changes in the latest amendment for personnel who have already been trained online or in the classroom, and have previous knowledge of the IMDG Code’s provisions.

 

Price

First 10 courses Members £76+VAT

Non-members £95+VAT

Multiple copy discount for 11 courses or more

 

The course is open book and access to the IMDG Code is required. Digital access to the IMDG Code can be purchased for an additional £35 per person or annual access can be provided on quotation.

 

Additional modules are available

ADR module – looks at the additional provisions and/or variations applicable to the road legs of a combined road/sea journey.

49 CFR module – looks at the additional requirements in

49 CFR when shipping into/from the USA under the IMDG Code provisions.

Price

First 10 courses:

Members £30+VAT

Non-members £37.50+VAT

Multiple copy discount for 11 courses or more

Booking and information

For more information please email training@fta.co.uk or call 08717 11 22 22.