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  • How to use our website

    We hope you find our website informative and easy to navigate. The following notes are intended to help you find your way around.

     

    If you need any assistance, please contact us.

      

    Courses

    Select the courses option for a summary list of the courses we offer; click on a particular course title for more details.

     

    DGSA

    For more information about the Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA) qualification - the legislation, the examination syllabus and the qualification process, select DGSA.

     

    This page also provides background information about our industry leading DGSA course.

      

    Dates

    Select Dates to check the scheduled dates and delegate fees for our public courses and to make a course booking; you can filter course options by selecting Filter by category e.g. Dangerous goods safety adviser (DGSA) or Dangerous goods by air.

      You can obtain more Details about a particular course - programme content and venue - by clicking on the relevant Course title (for your preferred date(s)).

     

    Course bookings

    If you wish to book a delegate(s) on a course(s), select the required course(s) in Dates (see above) to navigate your way to the course details page, specify the number of places required in Quantity and then click Add to cart - any course bookings you have made are displayed in the Shopping cart at the top of our website; you can then Continue shopping or proceed to the Checkout.


    VAT is added as you progress through the checkout process.

     

    If you change your mind, you can remove a course from your basket at any time - just select the Shopping cart and then click the dustbin symbol.

     

    If you prefer to book using a conventional booking form, please complete and return the course booking form provided in Forms to download in this section of our website.  

     

    Publication/product orders

    Please go to our Shop if you wish to order a publication(s) and/or product(s); select the required item from the list in Books (International Regulations) or Books (UK National Regulations) specify the Quantity required and then click Add to cart - any items you have ordered are displayed in the Shopping cart at the top of our website; you can then Continue shopping or proceed to the Checkout.     

     

    Shipping charges are added as you progress through the checkout process.

     

    If you change your mind, you can remove an order from your basket at any time - just select the Shopping cart and then click the dustbin symbol.

     

    If you prefer to place your order using a conventional order form, please complete and return the publications order form provided in Forms to download in this section of our website.

     

    Checking your order(s)

    You can check your order at any time by selecting the Shopping cart.

     

    Registration

    You will be asked to register with us before you can book courses and/or order publications/products on our website. This can be done under Login / Register in the panel in the top right corner of our website. It is a straightforward procedure.

     

    Payment for courses and/or products

    Please refer to our terms and conditions for more information. 

     

    If you need any assistance, please contact us.

  • Useful links

    Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

    Interpretation and enforcement of the regulations controlling the carriage of dangerous goods by air are carried out in the UK by the CAA's Dangerous Goods Office based at the CAA's headquarters in Gatwick Airport

     

    Department for Transport (DfT)

    For information on UK domestic dangerous goods transport regulations -

    2009 Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations as amended by 2011 regulations of the same title (downloadable pdf versions)

    Carriage of Dangerous Goods: Approved Derogations and Transitional Provisions (downloadable pdf version)

    Guidance on Instructions in Writing (for ADR drivers) (downloadable pdf files)

     

    Health & Safety Executive (HSE)

    For information on UK domestic dangerous goods transport regulations -

    Guidance on compliance, interpretation and enforcement

     

    Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

    The MCA (Environmental Policy Branch) is the UK Competent Authority for all issues relating to the transport of dangerous goods by sea - authorisations, information and guidance on the application of the relevant regulations; the MCA is based in Southampton

     

    Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)

    For information on the Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA) qualification and examination procedures and the ADR driver training qualification system

     

    VCA

    The VCA Dangerous Goods Office is the UK authority for the certification of packagings and intermediate bulk containers used to transport dangerous goods in accordance with national and international regulations; it is also responsible for the appointment of suitable test and inspection bodies to conduct initial and periodic inspections of tanks and pressure receptacles

     

    Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)

    The Department for Transport's  Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) traffic examiners enforce certain parts of UK domestic dangerous goods transport regulations, with a particular emphasis on vehicle operator (carrier) requirements.

     

  • Forms to download