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 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. 

Group Management Tools are used to Manage Group Accounts with Group Leaders. These are for organisations that need more hands on reporting. Support is during regular business hours on EST time zone.

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. As well 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 an overview of 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 when 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 is meant as a means to determine understanding of content. Completing these assessments will earn a course certification 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.