Dangerous Goods by Sea Transport – Maritime Function Specific Recertification
Purpose of the Course
This course is designed to recertify/refresh those who have undertaken the Maritime Function Specific course.
Duration of Course
The course is designed to provide refresher training in the theory and practical aspects of transporting dangerous goods by sea. It updates participants on technical, procedural or company policy changes since last training was conducted. Students will be refreshed/updated on the following:
- Terminology applicable to the IMDG code
- Background and general introduction to international agreements, Australian dangerous goods codes and regulations
- Understanding of international conventions such as : SOLAS and MARPOL
- Introduction to International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and dangerous goods
- Introduction to IMDG code, the application of the code, the content and layout and the dangerous goods list
- Introduction to classification physics, chemistry, and properties including basic terms, hazardous chemicals and chemical reactions and basics of classification
- Classification and index used by UN/IMO UN classes, Packing Groups, Proper Shipping Names and United Nations numbers including classification of samples, marine pollutants and waste materials
- Package and tank requirements including general requirements, selection of packages and description of package types
- Consignment procedures including general provisions, Marking and labelling of packages, marking and placarding of cargo transport units and documentation
- Limited and excepted quantity provisions
- Transport operations including stowage, segregation, dangerous goods incidents, transport of CTU’s on board ships, packing a CTU, dangerous goods in barges on barge carrying ships, temperature control provisions, transport of wastes and competent authorities approvals and exemptions.
- IMDG code supplement including emergency response procedures, medical first aid guide, reporting procedures, guidelines for packing cargo transport units, recommendations on the safe use of pesticides on ships, carriage of nuclear materials.
Classroom assignments and exercises will give practical experience to put the knowledge gained to the test and enable the successful achievement of the assessment.
Who Should Attend?
If you require recertification, then this is the ideal course for you. If you are an existing client and your contact details have not changed, All Modes Dangerous Goods (AMDG) will contact you or your company in the three months leading up to your validity date to provide you with training options.
AMDG welcomes new clients, though you will need to provide evidence of previous training.