All operators involved in the carriage of dangerous goods must ensure that their staff are properly qualified to carry out their duties safely and legally. Our range of dangerous goods courses have been developed to support dangerous goods operators, whether you require awareness training or a full qualification.
 
With FTA’s Dangerous Goods training you benefit from: 

  • assurance that your staff are qualified and competent to legally transport dangerous goods 
  • training delivered by a professional team of trainers with extensive industry knowledge  
  • courses that meet your needs, whatever your involvement with the transportation of dangerous goods 
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ADR Initial

Leeds, Leamington Spa + 2 more

All drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods, within scope of the ADR provisions, must attend a Department for Transport approved basic training course in order to be legally qualified to transport such loads. ADR Initial 4 day course includes 21 hours Driver CPC and ADR Initial 5 day course includes 28 hours Driver CPC.

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ADR Refresher

Tunbridge Wells, Stirling + 2 more

This course is for drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods who hold a Driver Training Certificate (DTC) that is due to expire. Refresher training and examination must be undertaken at least 6 weeks prior to the expiry date of the DTC. Drivers can, however, attend approved courses up to 12 months prior to the expiry date of the DTC and on successful completion, the new DTC will commence from the expiry date of the original certificate. FTA recommends that all drivers attend approved courses well in advance of the expiry date of the DTC. 

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air

International law requires that all staff involved in the shipping, packing, documentation, carriage or handling of Dangerous Goods by Air must be trained to the required level listed in the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air. 

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air - Refresher Course

International law requires that all staff involved in the shipping, packing, documentation, carriage or handling of Dangerous Goods by Air must be trained to the required level listed in the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air Radioactive Materials Course

Those who solely ship radioactive dangerous goods need only attend the Radioactive Materials by Air course. The certificate will reflect that it only applies to radioactive shipments and is valid for two years.For those involved with other classes of dangerous goods as well, it is necessary to hold both Dangerous Goods by Air and Radioactive Materials by Air certificates. To maintain approval it is necessary to attend and successfully pass both revalidation courses. 

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Dangerous Goods - Carriage of Lithium Batteries by Air, Road and Sea

The use of lithium batteries is becoming increasingly common, powering many everyday items, ranging from wheelchairs to power tools, as well as laptops and mobile phones. There have been a number of cargo security incidents which have been attributed to incorrectly shipped batteries. This course will enable students to have a thorough understanding of the relevant regulations, which includes how to apply the special provisions, marking and labelling the shipments, completing the relevant documentation as well has handling an emergency response and relevant reporting procedure. 

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Dangerous Goods Awareness

Stirling, Coventry + 2 more

Staff employed by vehicle operators whose duties concern the carriage of dangerous goods by road are required to receive training appropriate to their responsibilities. This course is designed to assist in the provision of function specific safety training and should be refreshed periodically to demonstrate compliance. 

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Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser

Leamington Spa, Tunbridge Wells

Subject to certain concessions, companies involved in the carriage or related loading of dangerous goods by road must appoint an appropriately qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA). Personnel wishing to be employed as Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers should attend this course. 

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IMDG e-learning courses

Includes e-learning courses such as Dangerous Goods Transport General Awareness, the IMDG Code courses and Introduction to Freight Container VGM.

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Receiving Deliveries of Petroleum Products

This in-company course will ensure delegates are aware of legislation, risks and hazards associated with the movement and receipt of petroleum.

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