Dangerous Goods - TLILIC001 - Licence to transport dangerous goods by road

DG - 2018


Dangerous Goods - TLILIC001 - Licence to transport dangerous goods by road

Our Dangerous Goods (TLILIC0001 - Licence to transport dangerous goods by road)  course covers all aspects of the ADG Code together with relevant legislation, including Dangerous Goods classifications, placarding, stowage/load restraint, segregation and compatibility, emergency procedures and licencing requirements. In addition, it covers the responsibilities of drivers, consignors, owners and other personnel involved in the transport of dangerous goods


The TLILIC0001 - Licence to transport dangerous goods by road unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a dangerous goods (DG) driver licence to transport DG by road. It covers compliance with regulatory requirements, however does not address all the skills and knowledge for the transportation of DG. On achieving this unit and obtaining a licence, further industry specific training will be required to satisfy legislative requirements to transport DG. The primary legislative requirement applicable to this unit of competency is the Model Subordinate Law on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road or Rail, which is reflected in state/territory legislation. This law, in relation to the safe transport of DG, references the current version of the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code, the Model Act on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail, relevant Australian Standards (AS) and relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation including licensing and assessment requirements.

Targeted Audience

This course has been designed for those persons in the workplace who are responsible for the transportation of hazardous chemicals or dangerous goods via the road network.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify dangerous goods by class and division
  • Prepare for the transport of dangerous goods
  • Transfer dangerous goods
  • Complete dangerous goods documentation
  • Transport dangerous goods

Program Benefits

  • Achieving this unit of competency is a necessary requirement for obtaining a DG licence. However, it is only one of several criteria for obtaining a DG driver licence. More information can be sourced from the regulator in each jurisdiction.


  • Introduction to the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code
  • DG licencing requirements in Queensland
  • Key definitions used in the DG/logistics industries
  • Dangerous Goods list and definitions
  • UN classes and Divisions
  • Goods too dangerous to transport
  • Responsibilities of drivers, consigners, packers, loaders and companies in relation to preparation and transportation of dangerous goods
  • HAZCHEM codes and Emergency Action Codes
  • Empty packaging and transportation of empty receptacles
  • Emergency Procedures
  • and more...

Learning Methods

Pre-entry requirements for this program are:
Applicants must demonstrate the basic language, literacy and numeracy required at this level. An LLN assessment is conducted at pre-enrolment to assess if you require support in this regard.

The course assessment will be through:

  • Demonstration of workplace skills knowledge using activities based on a simulated environment, and
  • Demonstration of knowledge through written answers
Learner Handbook 2019
Delivery Mode:
  • Two day program.
  • Classroom based.
  • At our Facilities, or onsite at your location.
  • Delivery can consist of online, face to face, and practical simulations.

  • Individuals:  $495 per person
  • Groups: Please call to obtain a quotation.

Brisbane, Townsville, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Rockhampton, and Gladstone. 

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