Online TDG Training


Program Information

Online TDG Training


All Training done by AI Forklift Training is OHSA and CSA-compliant, so you have the latest for your TDG training. If you are a truck driver hauling dangerous goods, you need to have your TDG certificate.

Online TDG training is an affordable way to become TDG certified. Take your training anytime you want. Unlimited exam attempts work from the comfort of your own home.

The ability to work from home to complete your training using a laptop, desktop computer, mobile phone, or tablet is the perfect way to get your TDG certificate. All our online training courses are available across Canada so, no matter where you are we have you covered.

After you have completed the online exam, you will be able to print off your TDG certificate.

Every day thousands of shipments of dangerous goods travel by road, rail, marine, and air. No matter what the mode of transportation, the safety of the dangerous goods as well as the operator and occupants, the public, and the environment is essential for everyone involved. GHS and the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations (TDG) are the most important guidance documents on chemical hazard communication in the world. Most countries have adopted these transport regulations into their national regulations. In Canada, it is called the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG), and in the USA, it is known as the Department of Transport (DOT).

Description:  This course provides an overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and regulations for managers, employees, and others who need to know about TDG but are not responsible for TDG activities. It includes information about your responsibilities for the transport of dangerous goods, especially for training and certification of company personnel. It will also help you understand the purpose of the TDG Act and Regulations. Terms and concepts, and the requirements of the TDG are clearly explained. Examples and quizzes reinforce learning.

Topics include

  • Introduction and overview of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act and Regulations
  • The TDG Act and Regulations, include training, classification, documentation, safety marks, means of containment, and emergencies.
  • Explain how dangerous goods are defined
  • Describe the purpose of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act
  • Explain the requirements for training related to transporting dangerous goods by ground
  • Identify the classifications of dangerous goods
  • Use Schedules 1, 2, and 3 of the TDG Regulations
  • Describe the requirements related to the shipping documentation for dangerous goods
  • Use and identify certification safety marks according to requirements and safety standards
  • Explain the requirements related to means of containment used for transporting dangerous goods
  • Meet the necessary reporting requirements when a release or anticipated release occurs
  • Describe conditions that must be met to claim the exemptions available for transporting dangerous goods

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to

  • Understand the purpose of the TDG Act and Regulations
  • List company responsibilities under the TDG Act and Regulations
  • List employee responsibilities under the TDG Act and Regulations
  • Describe the main training and training certification requirements as they apply to road vehicle transport

A record of completion is provided by AI Forklift Training Ltd. upon successful completion of the final exam. A TDG Certificate of Training is issued by AI Forklift Training Ltd.

Note: In addition to taking this course, workplace-specific training for the type of substance handled and the type of equipment used must be provided by the employer. Upon completion of the theory and an exam score of 80% has been achieved a wallet and wall certificate will be issued.