Dangerous Goods Training

Dangerous Goods training at the Workplace Safety Centre is delivered by RAISE Training.  

RAISE Training specialises in providing quality training courses relating to the transport, handling and storage of dangerous goods.

RAISE Training is accredited with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) for all aspects of dangerous goods road transport and storage training requirements and can customise training programs to your specific needs and quality systems.

All participants receive comprehensive materials and training sessions that combine excellent teaching practice and current industry knowledge.

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Dangerous Goods Awareness

What is the purpose of this course?

This course gives an introduction to hazardous /dangerous goods for handlers of dangerous goods and covers

  • identification and classification of Dangerous and Hazardous Goods
  • selection of handling and storage techniques
  • handling of Dangerous Goods

The course is designed to meet workplace training obligations relating to Division 3, Clause 22 of the Dangerous Goods Code (seventh edition)

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for stores persons, administration staff, stock pickers, forklift operators and loaders.

It is intended for anyone working in the transport, warehousing, distribution and storage industries who may handle dangerous goodss and/or hazardous substances.

Licensing, Legislation, Regulatory Considerations

According to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (7th Edition), anyone involved in the transportation, storage and handling of dangerous goods is required, by law, to undergo appropriate training.

In order to meet these requirements, we recommend that this Dangerous Goods Awareness course be undertaken every five (5) years.

This timeframe is in line with the requirements of the ADG Code (7th edition) and the NSW Environmental Protection Agency, the licensing authority for Dangerous Goods Driver Licences in New South Wales.

How long does the course take

This training program is approximately 6 - 8 hours depending on an individual’s prior knowledge of the industry and learning needs.

What qualifications do I get?

Participants will receive a Statement of Attainment. TLID2003A Handle Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Substances.

How much does the course cost?

Full course $275 (gst included)

Group discounts are available

This training course is provided by RAISE Training. RAISE Training is a Nationally Recognised Training Provider, accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

Provider Number 91655.

Dangerous Goods Licensing

What is the purpose of this course?

This course is a mandatory step in applying for a dangerous goods driver license and has been endorsed by the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).

Upon successful completion of the course, participants are able to make an application to the NSW Environmental Protection Authority for a dangerous goods driver license (renewable every 5 years).

The course covers all aspects of the ADG Code together with relevant legislation, including classification, marking, documentation, stowage and load restraint, segregation and compatibility as well as the responsibilities of the individuals involved.

Who is this course for?

This course is for persons who wish to or are required by law to obtain a dangerous goods driver licence.

Do you need a licence?

A dangerous goods driver licence is required for the transport of dangerous goods in the following cases:

  • in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500L
  • if there is more than 500kg in a single receptacle
  • in the case of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), where the total capacity of all IBCs is more than 3000L or where any IBC is filled or emptied while on the vehicle.

For further information download the flowchart for the Determination of Licensing Requirements.

How long does the course take?

The duration of this course is 2 days. This is a mandatory and national requirement imposed by the Dangerous Goods Competent Authorities Panel (CAP).

What qualification do I get?

Successful participants will receive a Statement of Attainment. TLILIC3013A Preparation to transport dangerous goods by road.

How much does the course cost?

The full cost of the course is $345*

* Price does not include the licensing fee of $57, charged by the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)

Option 1: Participants submit own licence application. $345 (payable to course provider) + $57 (payable to EPA)

Option 2: Licence application fee submitted on participants behalf. $400 (payable to course provider)

Group discounts are available.

This training course is provided by RAISE Training. RAISE Training is a Nationally Recognised Training Provider, accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

Provider Number 91655.

Introduction to Return to Work Coordination

NSW WorkCover Accredited Training

This 2-day training course is designed to meet the legal requirements for Return to Work Coordinators who are employed by Category 1 Employers  [basic traiff premium greater than $50K].




WHS Risk Management for Supervisors & Managers

This course is designed  to familiarise participants witht the knowledge and skills necessary to apply the princies of risk management as an integral part of an effective Work Health & Safety Management System..

The course is specifically designed to assist supervisors and managers to understand their health and safety responsibilities and how to effectively manage these. The course is also useful for small business owners to enable them to understand and manage their risk management responsibilities.


$330 (including GST)

Course Content

  • Work Health & Safety legal framework
  • Work Health & Safety legal responsibilities
  • The role of supervisors & managers in managing work health & safety
  • Risk Management framework
  • Practical risk management in the workplace


This is a 1-day course


Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance issued by the Workplace Safety Centre


The Centre offers a range of first aid training courses for both workplace and community members. Many of these courses are offered as both public courses at the Centre's training rooms at St Marys and as a private course conducted at your premises or for your staff at  our Centre.

Courses available include

  • CPR
  • First aid
  • First aid for child care workers
  • Asthma & Anaphylaxis
  • Advanced first aid
  • Advanced resusciation

General information about our courses is detailed below but if you have a particular need contact Debra on 9833 7500 to discuss this.

The Centre offers training for both Health & Safety Representives (HSR) and for Work Health & Safety Committees.

Details regarding the training are below. Public and private courses are available for HSR training while Committee training is conducted as a private course tailored to your organisation's needs.

The Return to Work (RTW) Coordinator training course is held over 2 days and will provide your Return to Work Coordinator with the skills they need to perform their role effectively.

A return to work coordinator is a worker nominated by an employer (or a contractor engaged specifically for the role), whose principal purpose is to assist injured workers to return to work in a safe and durable manner. Under workers compensation law, Category 1 employers (ie. employers whose basic tariff premium exceeds $50,000, as well as self insurers, and employers who are insured by a specialised insurer and who employ more than 20 workers) must have a return to work coordinator.

The Return toThe Return to Work Coordinator must hold a WorkCover certificate certifying attendance at the WorkCover accredited two-day course ‘Introduction to return to work coordination'.

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