Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) – Trainer Refresher

Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) – Trainer Refresher

This full-day training is designed for existing TDG Trainers who offer or conduct TDG Training Certification and hold a current or expired TDG Trainer certificate.

BCTA Training Room
100 - 20111 93A Avenue, Langley, BC


The course, being delivered by a former Provincial CVSE Officer, TDG Inspector and Trainer, will adhere to the obligations of Section 6.1 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations which states that a person who handles, offers for transport, or transports dangerous goods must be adequately trained and hold a valid training certificate.

The course will review:

  • Fundamentals of Adult Learning.
  • TDG regulations purpose and overall intent.
  • Key elements of TDG Regulations and obligations of the training provider:

- Definitions

- Roles and responsibilities of Carrier, Shipper, Employer and Employee,

- Classification

- Preparation of Shipping Documents

- Safety Marks

- Appropriate Containment, (packaging)

- Emergency Response Assistance Plans, (ERAP)

- Incident Reporting

- Training requirements, including Certificate issuance and contents

  • Enforcement processes and expectations
  • Updates, changes or new protocols as mandated by Transport Canada or the Province of BC.

Each participant will be provided with the Transporting Dangerous Goods By Truck: A Trucking Industry Guide Handbook published by Canadian Trucking Alliance and a current copy of the Emergency Response Guidebook published by J.J. Keller & Associates.

Upon successful completion, participants will receive an updated certificate noting completion of the course and a TDG certificate card with an expiry date of three (3) years from the date of training. There will be a replacement fee of $10 for reissue of certificates.

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