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Dangerous Goods Training


IMDG (Dangerous Goods by Sea) Full Acceptance

Course Description

The course provides comprehensive training in the theory and practical aspects of shipping dangerous goods by sea. It examines the IMDG Code and provides you with a systematic approach to packaging and documenting a hazardous shipment for sea transport.


  • Applicability of AMSA regulations
  • Systematic use of International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code
  • Classification of dangerous articles and substances
  • Identification of Proper Shipping Names
  • Packing, marking and labelling
  • Documentation
  • Handling

Who should attend:

Shippers, Freight Forwarders, Store Persons, Shipping Company Personnel and anyone who deals in the following:

  • Classify dangerous goods
  • Pack dangerous goods
  • Mark, label and placard
  • Load/unload Cargo Transport Units
  • Prepare transport documents
  • Offer dangerous goods for transport
  • Accept dangerous goods for transport
  • Handle dangerous goods for transport
  • Prepare dangerous goods loading/stowage plans
  • Load/unload dangerous goods into/from ships
  • Carry dangerous goods in transport
  • Enforce or survey or inspect for compliance with applicable rules and regulations: or
  • Are otherwise involved in the transport of dangerous goods as determined by the competent authority
  • Validity:

    The IMDG Code changes every two years and your accreditation is only valid whilst the edition of the IMDG (International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code) in which you have been trained is effective.

    The current edition IMDG Code 2018 (Amendments 39-18) is only valid until 31st December 2021 and then will be superseded by the new edition IMDG Code 2020 (Amendments 40-20) which comes into effect on 1st January 2022 for two years.

    It is very important for you remain accredited you must complete a Refresher (Recertification) course by 31st December 2021 in preparation for the code change.


    2 days 9.00am - 4.00pm

    Volume discounts apply - Contact AFIF

    Member (GST Inclusive) $420
    Non-Member (GST Inclusive) $480
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