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.

Our training courses include those that adhere to the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), refresher courses for those that need to update their knowledge, and material-specific training such as the transportation of lithium batteries.

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General Security Awareness Training (GSAT) – Online Training

In line with EU Requirement 2320, GSAT training has now been in existence since November 2007 and all staff
working in the Security Restricted Area (SRA) of a Department for Transport controlled airport will need to hold a current certificate. Newly recruited staff will need to undergo this training as a prerequisite to applying for an airport ID pass.

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Known Consignor (KC)

All staff with unescorted access to identifiable secure air cargo will require training to some degree. Exactly which staff receive which level or module is down to the specific company to decide based on their knowledge of the operation and the rules set in place by the CAA/DfT.

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Known Consignor (KC) - eLearning

All staff with unescorted access to identifiable secure air cargo require training to some degree. There is a training
syllabus specifically for Known Consignor and their drivers (Known Consignor Modules 1–7).
Exactly which staff receive which level or module is down to the specific company to decide based on their
knowledge of the operation and the rules set in place by the CAA/DfT.

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Online Air Cargo Security Training – Cargo Aviation Security Principles (CASP) and Cargo Operative (CO)

All staff with unescorted access to identifiable secure air cargo require training to some degree.

There is a training syllabus specifically for Regulated Agents and their drivers (referred to as Levels: Cargo Aviation Security Principles (CASP), Cargo Operative (CO). Exactly which staff receive which level or module is down to a company to decide, based on their knowledge of the operation and the rules set in place by the CAA/DfT.

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Receiving Deliveries of Petroleum Products

Objective:

This in-company course teaches delegates legislation, risks and hazards associated with the movement and receipt of petroleum, and risk assessment and safety guidance among other topics regarding the transportation of petroleum.

In-company training

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Shipping Dangerous Goods by Road

If an operation is involved in shipping dangeous goods by road, it is mandatory that staff receive regular training, ‘appropriate to their responsibilities and duties’. In addition, DfT and HSE requirements call for staff involved in the packing, documentation, handling, loading/unloading or shipment of dangerous goods to have an understanding of certain UK regulations.

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Shipping Dangerous Goods by Road - Refresher Course

Objective:

This refresher course covers the introduction to ADR manuals, UK road regulations, and packaging procedures, as well as providing up-to-date knowledge and notification of future developments in dangerous goods legislation.

If you are involved in the shipping of dangerous goods by road, it is mandatory that members of your staff receive regular training, ‘appropriate to their responsibilities and duties’ (ADR Chapter 1.3). In addition, Department for Transport (DfT) and Health & Safety Executive (HSE) requirements call for staff involved in the packing, documentation, handling, loading/unloading or shipment of dangerous goods to have an understanding of certain UK regulations.

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Shipping Dangerous Goods by Sea

Objective:

This course explores and highlights the relationship between Sea Regulations (IMDG) and European Road Regulations (ADR) essential for those exporting to mainland Europe. Topics include marine pollutants, identification and classification of Dangerous Goods, and

United Nations (UN) packaging specifications.

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), requires all shore-side staff concerned with the transport of dangerous goods by sea to receive training commensurate with their responsibilities, (IMDG Code 1.3.1.1).

In-company training

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Shipping Dangerous Goods by Sea - eLearning

Shipping Dangerous Goods by Sea e-Learning courses include Dangerous Goods Transport General Awareness, IMDG Code courses (different options available), Inroduction to Freight Container VGM and an Introduction to the CTU Code.

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Shipping Dangerous Goods by Sea - Refresher Course

Objective:

This 1-day refresher course updates the delegate’s ability to interpret the regulations regarding the transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea. It is for those who require a refresher or already hold a valid Dangerous Goods by Air Certificate.

International law in the form of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), requires all shoreside staff concerned with the transport of dangerous goods by sea to receive training commensurate with their responsibilities (IMDG Code).

In-company training

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