Endorsement | Dangerous Goods | Transport dangerous or hazardous goods

Dangerous Goods Training

$248.89 incl GST

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You must hold a Dangerous Goods endorsement on your licence if you want to transport dangerous or hazardous goods on NZ roads.

The DG endorsement expires every 5 years and you must re-sit a DG assessment and have it endorsed on your licence.

Courses available every Friday or Saturday from 8.15am to 3pm,  for group bookings please contact our office to organise a suitable time.

To be eligible:

  1. You must hold a current NZ Licence for the vehicle you're using to transport the dangerous or hazardous goods.

About the course

Dangerous Goods Course: Duration 1 Day: Every Friday or Saturday 8.30am to 3pm.

  1. Training based on New Zealand Qualifications Authority unit standard 16718.
  2. The course will cover these topics: 
  • Documentation
  • Transporting
  • Hazard Response
  • Segregation
  • Quantities
  • Plackards
  • Packing / Packaging   

All course resources provided at time of booking.

Group Booking 

We are able to run the course on any day suitable to you (for bookings of 5 or more) 

Please call us on PH: 0800 244666

Please note:

  1. No re-sit fees, should you need to re-sit.
  2. On satisfactory completion of course, a certificate will be issued which you must take to the AA or VTNZ, with a completed DL19 application form.
  3. The certifcate must be lodged to the AA or VTNZ within 60 days of issue.



What are dangerous Goods?

Dangerous goods for transport on land include substances and articles that have explosive, flammable, toxic, infectious, corrosive or environmentally hazardous properties, and containers that have held dangerous goods. All classes of dangerous goods are described in table A of the Rule, which is based on classifications in the United Nations (UN) Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods – model regulations.

Commonly available goods that are classified as dangerous for transport include:
• ammunition and fireworks
• aerosol canisters
• LPG and CNG cylinders
• oxyacetylene and other welding cylinders
• compressed air cylinders for scuba diving
• diesel
• flammable liquids such as petrol, kerosene, methylated spirits,
turpentine, thinners, solvent-based paints and epoxy resin
• hardener for epoxy resin
• some swimming pool chemicals
• some commercial and household cleaning products, such as
dishwasher detergents
• some garden care products