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 Environment Protection Authority (EPA).

Upon successful completion of the course, participants are able to make an application to their State 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.
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Who is this course for?


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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, charged by the relevant State Licensing Authority.

Licence Submission Options

Licence applications may be processed on behalf of participants.

Option 1:

Participants submit own licence application.

  $345 (payable to course provider) +
  $57 payable to EPA (in NSW)

Option 2:

Licence applications submitted on participants behalf.

  $400 (payable to course provider)

Group discounts are available.



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

Provider Number 91655.

TLILIC0001 Licence to transport dangerous goods by road

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