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About this Course

This is an online learning digital course, which is designed and developed for learners to acquire specialized knowledge and skills competence of managing dangerous goods in a modern organization. The field of dangerous goods handling has evolved rapidly in recent years, with new techniques, regulations and technologies coming into use. As a result, it is very important for all employees in the transportation industry to stay up-to-date on all that relates to handling hazardous materials.

This interactive digital course provides users with the ability to learn at their own pace within a defined time period, while providing up-to-date content that is delivered in an engaging and interactive format that offers variety of content through videos and exercises.

This specialized digital course comprises 5 sections that cover important topics on Regulations, Classification & Labeling; Purchasing & Receiving Dangerous Goods; Storage & Handling of Dangerous Goods; Transporting & Shipping Dangerous Goods; and Technologies for DG Safety Implementation. An average learner requires a duration of about 18 hours to complete this specialized course successfully.

This course is jointly developed by Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM), and Logistics Institute of Singapore, with industry advisory from global providers and organizations that provide career pathways and job specifications for skills upgrading and mastery.


Who should Enroll

The course on managing dangerous goods is typically geared towards professionals who are involved in the transportation, storage, handling, and disposal of hazardous materials. This might include individuals working in roles such as logistics, transportation, safety, compliance, and supply chain management.

This course would be beneficial for anyone working in or with companies that handle, transport, or store dangerous goods, such as shipping or freight companies, chemical manufacturers, and hazardous waste disposal firms, the course would provide them knowledge about the regulations and laws that govern the transportation and storage of hazardous materials, as well as best practices for handling and disposing of these materials safely.

Additionally, the course may be useful for individuals who work in roles such as emergency responders, safety professionals, and risk managers, as it would provide them with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage and respond to incidents involving dangerous goods. It would be also beneficial for individuals who are responsible for compliance and regulatory matters within their companies and would like to get deeper understanding on how to handle dangerous goods safely.


Attaining a Competency Certificate

Towards the end of the course, a learner will complete a 30-minute online examination, that comprises 25 multiple-choice questions. When the learner attains a minimum score of 80% for the online examination, the learner will attain a Certificate of Competency in Managing Dangerous Goods. This specialized Certificate of Competency is awarded by Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM) and is accredited by Logistics Institute of Singapore.


Attaining an Accredited Designation Award

Upon successfully attaining three (3) Competency Certificates, and maintaining an active membership with either SIPMM or the Logistics Institute of Singapore, a learner can qualify for the prestigious title of Accredited Sustainability Professional (Supply Chain). For further details and a comprehensive understanding of the accreditation process, we encourage you to visit the official website at https://sipmm.edu.sg/asp/.


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Industry-Recognized Certificate

Flexible Online Self-Learning

Relevant and Up-to-date Course Videos

Graded Online Examination

Globally-Recognized Award

For more information about the course, certification, and accreditation, please send an enquiry to [email protected].


Course Curriculum

Course Outline
Introduction : Managing Dangerous Goods Preview 00:04:00
Section 1 : Regulations, Classification & Labeling 00:25:00
Section 2 : Purchasing & Receiving Dangerous Goods 00:22:00
Section 3 : Storage & Handling of Dangerous Goods 00:24:00
Section 4 : Transporting & Shipping Dangerous Goods 00:26:00
Section 5 : Technologies for DG Safety Implementation 00:22:00
Course Examination
Course Exam : Managing Dangerous Goods 00:30:00
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