About the course


Dangerous goods awareness training is a legal requirement for all persons involved in their transport, including those handling dangerous goods and warehouse staff.

This e-learning course, which is completely online, will provide you with a general overview of the dangerous goods regulations, concentrating on the requirements for packaged goods to be transported by road in the UK and EU.

The course covers the recognition of hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods and the hazards that dangerous goods present, how dangerous goods are described, packed, marked and labelled and the paperwork required to ship them.

The packing and marking provisions for goods packed as limited quantity and excepted quantity are also discussed.

This course provides you with all of the necessary information to meet your legal training obligations.

The course is entirely online and allows you to work through at your own pace.

Downloadable guidance is included with the course for you to reference back to at a later date, lessons are accompanied by interactive exercises and the provisions are explained clearly by video with accompanying examples.


Course content

  Introduction
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  Dangerous goods classification
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  Hazard communication
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  Dangerous goods packaging
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  The Limited and Excepted Quantity provisions
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  Documentation
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  Security
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  Loading and stowage
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  Course completion
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course notes for dangerous goods awareness training e-learning course

Course notes

98 pages


A downloadable PDF written by our experienced Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers.

Packed full of clear explanations, experience, figures and tables to help put your learning into practice and reference back to once you've passed the course.

Additional information


This course is a general introduction to the dangerous goods provisions. Certain groups of staff, such as shippers, packers and drivers, may require further training.

Course access is granted immediately upon purchase and the course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. Once completed, you can download your certificate immediately.

The course price is £55.00 per user excluding VAT.

A VAT invoice will be emailed to you automatically following your purchase. The rate of VAT is determined by your location.

Please click here if you would like to pay for multiple users via emailed invoice (we offer discounts for multiple purchases!) or pay via invoice instead of by card online.

For bulk purchases we can also customise this course to meet your exact company requirements, please contact us for further information.