TDG Certification Training

A comprehensive online Transportation of Dangerous Goods video course that takes you through the regulations of transporting dangerous goods on the roads. Continually updated to meet the changing needs of the industry and backed by Trailwalk Holdings LTD, a Safety Training Company in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

Transportation of Dangerous Goods - MyLMS - Learning Management Systems

What is TDG?

TDG stands for Transportation of Dangerous Goods, and is required if you will be transporting goods that are hazardous or dangerous on Canadian roads. Online training covers the rules around transporting dangerous goods and how to comply with the regulations. 

After you have finished training in TDG you should be able to:

  • Understand your rights and responsibilities if you are the Shipper, Driver or Receiver of dangerous goods.
  • Be familiar with the 9 different classes of Dangerous Goods and their Packing Groups.
  • Understand what needs to appear on documentation when transporting dangerous goods.
  • Understand how the placarding system works and where they must be placed.
  • What types of containers must be used to ship Dangerous Goods in.
  • Understand what emergency actions need to be done in case of an accident, theft or spill of dangerous goods. 

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TDG Course Outline

1. Introduction

In this overview of TDG we cover the basics of what is needed on the road as well as an overview of the online training. We also talk about different responsibilities of Shippers, Handlers, and Carriers.

2. Classification

Who is responsible for making sure dangerous good are correctly labeled and what information is needed on shipping documents? Also covers the 9 different classes of dangerous goods.

3. Documentation

No driver should accept a shipment unless the shipping documents are correct. We also look at how shipping documents need to be handled and how long they need to be kept for.

4. Safety Mark

Safety Marks are the first line of information to people handling dangerous goods, but also to first responders who are at an accident. We look at what information they show, and where they need to be placed.

5. Containers

Containers that are used for transporting dangerous goods have been tested. In this section we look at the many different types of containers used to ship dangerous goods.

6. Emergency Actions

This section goes over what you need to do if you have an accident when transporting dangerous goods. Who you report to depends on the type of dangerous goods you are transporting and how much.


During online training, participants will be assessed by end-of-lesson quizzes. These quizzes are designed to test understanding of the material, and usually reference key concepts as well as how this training relates to personal work environments. 

End-of-course tests assess and encompass the scope of the entire course, and are meant as a means to determine understanding of content. By completing these assessments, a course certification will be awarded to the account. 

All courses, lessons, topics, and quizzes have been designed to take best practices into account. From Distraction-Free Learning Environments to Ease of Use, MyLMS is an industry standard and leader when it comes to online learning solutions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers from our Clients

How long will I have access to the course?

Course Access depends on account type. If you are an individual, access to the materials and resources of a course is 6 months from account creation. If your account is part of a client group, then access to the course and materials would be controlled by your employer. 

What is the delivery format of the course?

There are two ways our courses can be delivered. 1) by an on-site staff member who guides employees through the information we provide. This is a hybrid model. 2) Through our on-line, self-directed training program. Material here maybe presented in either video or written format or both. 

What if I have problems while taking the course, or have issues completing a lesson?

We’re here to help! We have a top nautch Support Team that works hard to solve any problem that pops up. If you run into issues with the platform, and are part of a group, your Group Leader can often solve problems you may have. 

However, reach out to our Support Team, whenever you feel you need to!

How will I be recogonized when I complete a course?

Once a course has been successfully completed the system will issue a certificate with the users information on it. This is the information that the user / employer has provided us. 

In the event that it is a hybrid course, and the final test is being taken with pencil and paper, an on-site staff member will need to fill in the information so long as the final exam has been completed successfully. 

Do I need to purchase additional materials?

No, everything you need to complete the course is included in the materials and resources for that course. Nothing additional is needed. 

What type of device do I need to complete the course?

Many of our courses have various media elements in them. An internet connection is needed to complete any of our online courses.