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Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor Training

Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor Training.


Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors are required for the transport of goods by road, rail and inland waterways. This is a 5 day training course for any company employee that needs to be registered as a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor.

For those organisation that wish to have their own DGSA we support that with DGSA training 1 week prior to your examination. to ensure that you feel confident with your exam preparation.

Learning Objectives

  • Adhere to the UNECE standards regarding the tasks and responsibilities of a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor.


Course Content covers:

  • Overview of ADR, RID and ADN
  • The Role and Functions of a DGSA
  • Reporting Duties
  • Safety Audits
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Environmental Protection
  • Vehicle Operation
  • Driver responsibilities and training requirements
  • DGSA Examination Syllabus

Who Should Attend

A DGSA is required for any organisation that consigns, packs, marks and carries dangerous goods domestically that is outside the transport category limit and an ADR driver is required.  Or if the organisation that transports internationally by Road.


We recommend that before becoming a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser you have some experience in transporting Dangerous Goods by Road.

You shoud also have scheduled your attendance on an SQA examination the week after the training.  Here is a link to the SQA Exams

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