Recognised by:Dept of Transport – Marine Survey Office (MSO),
Duration:2 days advanced
Course dates:27 & 28th April 2023

Target Audience

This 2 day course is essential for shoreside staff, whose duties concern the carriage of dangerous goods by sea. The function-specific and safety training is in compliance with the IMDG Code Amendment 40-20 and the responsibilities required by the International Maritime Association.


  • Become up to date on the International Maritime Association’s latest responsibilities for those involved in consigning and transporting Dangerous Goods by sea.
  • Understand the relevant training required of shoreside staff, whose duties concern the carriage of dangerous goods by sea.
  • Be aware of the IMDG regulations for personnel engaged in the transport of dangerous goods by sea.

Course Benefit Assurance

A detailed review of the Dangerous Goods by Sea regulations implications will take place with a pre-course questionnaire review followed by ongoing telephone support for the month following the course.

Course Content

  • How to use Volumes I & II of the IMDG Code
  • Functional Responsibilities
  • Classification, Identification of Mixtures and Hazard Precedence
  • Packaging Types & Marking
  • Marking and Labelling
  • Placarding and Marking
  • Documentation, excepted Quantities & Limited Quantities
  • Loading and Inspection of Cargo Transport Units
  • Stowage/Segregation
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Medical first aid guide
  • Practical Exercises/Case Studies and course tests.
  • Special attention to areas of difficulty.
  • Questions and answers

Course Benefit Assurance

Upon successful completion of continuous assessment during the course  participants will receive an MSO approved Dangerous Goods by Sea Certificate. Export Edge Training have been awarded Course Recognition by the Marine Survey Office (MSO), Department of Transport.

Special Offer

A special discount is available (against the tuition fee) of 20% to a second attendee, when booked together four weeks in advance of the course.

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