Handle Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances

Course Description

Working with Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances poses various risks and is regulated by OHS/WHS legislation.

Dangerous Goods are products that if involved in a spill or leak, the may threaten people, property and the environment.

This course applies to persons who are required to manage, handle or store Dangerous Goods or Hazardous Substances.

Unit of Competency

TLID2003 Handle dangerous goods / hazardous substances

Course Content

  • Legislation and Australian Standards
  • Identification of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances
  • Class Diamonds, manifests and other documents
  • Storage Requirements
  • Handling techniques
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Incident Reporting Processes


Assessment of knowledge will be conducted by use of theory based questioning. Participants will also be required to demonstrate competence through a range of activities.

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to read and write and communicate in English
  • Ability to perform numeracy tasks to the level of calculating volumes
  • Ability to literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret and apply guidelines and protocols



Participant Responsibilities

Participants shall be required to complete an enrolment form including providing a valid USI. Participants must provide photo ID to verify their identity. Participants shall be required to attend the entire facilitated online session and complete all assessment activities. For additional Participant Responsibilities, please refer to the Participant Handbook on our website www.parcor.com.au/participant-resources


Self-Paced Online 

PARCOR offers TLID2003 Handle Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances as a Self-Paced Online course. You will have 3 months from the date of enrolment to complete this course.

Face to Face

Face to Face training is also offered and will be conducted over a period of 6 hours including both theory and practical components. Training can be conducted both on or offsite site provided access to a range of chemical handling situation, emergency equipment and a suitable training room is available for use.

PARCOR caters for training onsite throughout Victoria including areas such as Melbourne, Geelong, Portland, Warrnambool, Colac, Bendigo, Ballarat, Horsham, Sale, Bairnsdale, Echuca, Mildura, Wangaratta, Dandenong, Frankston and Traralgon.

Group Size

To ensure quality training and a safe learning environment, the maximum allowable group size is 12 participants.

What Will Your Organisation Receive?

  • Statement of Attainment issued to individual participants who successfully complete the requirements of the unit of competency and have a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Nationally Recognised Training Summary for your Health and Safety Office compliance file

How Often Should Reassessment be Conducted?

The industry regards reassessment on a two cycle as good practice.

Where Can I View the Unit of Competency?

TLID2003 Handle dangerous goods / hazardous substances http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/PUAFER008

What is the cost?

Online Self-Paced Delivery – $195

Face to Face – Contact us on 1300 666 101 or sales@parcor.com.au

Self-Paced Online

Onsite Training Enquiry

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