IMDG Code e-Learning: Standard Course

Course Scope:Standard Course
49 CFR Module:Included
Course Scope Standard Course
49 CFR Module Included
Publisher Exis Technologies, Ltd

The IMDG Code Standard course is for general shipping personnel such as booking office staff, administrators, customer support and office personnel who require a sound working knowledge of the IMDG Code and dangerous goods shipping requirements.

This Function Specific course is designed to meet the training requirements in and of the IMDG Code.  It provides suitable function specific training for those personnel who may not be covered by the more 'hands on' Function Specific courses.

This course provides:

  • An introduction to the IMDG Code
  • An overview of the IMDG Code general provisions
  • An overview of dangerous goods classification and identification provisions
  • An overview on package marking and labelling requirements
  • An overview of CTU marking and placarding requirements
  • In-depth training on documentation requirements and completion procedures
  • An overview of stowage requirements
  • An overview of segregation requirements
  • An overview of the requirements for limited quantities and excepted quantities shipments
  • An overview of additional provisions concerning transport, including emergency response provisions



  • Cost-effective, quality training course
  • Flexible online training with course completion certificate for training records



The IMO partnered in the development of IMDG Code e-Learning. The course is endorsed by:

  • TT Club
    , the international transport and logistics industry's leading provider of insurance
  • The International Cargo Handling & Co-ordination Association (ICHCA), a membership organization which promotes safety and efficiency in the handling and movement of goods


IMDG Code e-Learning has been certified to meet training requirements by:

  • The Australian Maritime Safety Administration (AMSA) (certificate number AP5101)

  • The Ministry of PI Land Transport & Shipping, Mauritius

IMDG Code e-Learning has been assessed and certified against the DNV (Det Norske Veritas) Standard for Certification of Learning Programmes. This certifies that the course has met the DNV standard for the quality of development, content and delivery; is properly designed; contains clear objectives; is designed by qualified trainers; and is assessed and improved in line with market demands and experience.

The course is updated with every new edition of the IMDG Code and is also updated for errata and user feedback as required.

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