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DGSA Training

The Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA) Directive requires all organisations involved in the transportation of dangerous goods to appoint a qualified DGSA.

Delegate Profile

Managers/Supervisors who are already involved in Training and Health and Safety.

DGSA Training Course Content

The training covers the syllabus issued by the SQA. The delegates are prepared for the examination to gain the vocational certificate.

There are three areas specified by the examination syllabus:

  1. The Core Module which is compulsory for all delegates. This includes classification and identification of containment systems, labelling and placarding documentation, compliance, environmental protection, legal framework and transport units.

  2. One Mode Paper. This course will fully cover all aspects related to the transportation of dangerous goods by road.

  3. One Class paper is required.

Course Duration

Five Day Course.


Nationwide or client’s location dependent on delegate numbers.


On passing the examination the delegate will be able to advise on health, safety and environmental matters in connection with the transportation of dangerous goods by road


£700 + VAT plus £150 for books fees available upon request. Fees exclude costs for books and DGSA examination fees. Delegates should apply independently.

Fees include course material, Buffet Lunch and light refreshments.

Excludes accommodation.


On passing an approved examination by the Scottish Qualifications Authority you will receive a vocational training certificate which will be valid for five years.


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