Course Schedule - International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code Course - Amendment 40-20 

Course Date
Course Location
Course Fee (nett - No GST)
12-14 Oct (Wed-Fri) 2022
0900hrs - 1700hrs
HR Law Academy Training Centre Singapore Shopping Centre 190 Clemenceau Ave, #02-20B Singapore 239924
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7-9 Dec (Wed-Fri) 2022
0900hrs - 1700hrs
HR Law Academy Training Centre Singapore Shopping Centre 190 Clemenceau Ave, #02-20B Singapore 239924
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Dangerous goods training for shore-based personnel has become mandatory since 1 January 2010.


Section 1.3.1 of the IMDG Code requires that shore-based personnel engaged in the transport of dangerous goods intended to be transported by sea must be provided with: 

“Training in the contents of dangerous goods provisions commensurate with their responsibilities.” 


As the purpose of the training will be to provide practical guidance and instruction on how individuals can fulfill the obligations imposed by the roles they fill in the work place, 

the training process incorporate the knowledge to ensure staff are competent in their allocated roles.


Personnel should attend the IMDG Code training to ensure compliance to this mandatory training requirement.


Designed for


IMDG Code identifies those shore based personnel, who are engaged in the transport of dangerous goods "intended to be transported by sea" that must received the training required by the IMDG Code. 


These are those that: 

  • classify dangerous goods and identify Proper Shipping Names of dangerous goods;

  • pack dangerous goods;

  • mark, label or placard dangerous goods;

  • load/unload Cargo Transport Units;

  • prepare transport documents for dangerous goods;

  • offer dangerous goods for transport;

  • accept dangerous goods for transport;

  • handle dangerous goods in transport; 

  • prepare dangerous goods loading/stowage plans;

  • load/unload dangerous goods into/from ships;

  • carry dangerous goods in transport;

  • enforce or survey or inspect for compliance with applicable rules and regulations (e.g. auditors, compliance officer); or

  • are otherwise involved in the transport of dangerous goods as determined by the competent authority



A Certificate in Applying IMDG Code will be awarded upon successful completion of the course. Participants must fulfil 75% attendance and pass the required examination. For the face to face (Classroom) course, the assessment will be held on the 3rd day. For the online (fully facilitated) course, the participants will have to satisfactory complete their assessment outside the training hours. 


In the event, if the participant did not pass the examination, he/she would have to re-enrol for the course if he/she wishes to obtain the certificate.


ChemPro Consulting is a MPA accredited training provider for the IMDG course.



  • Introduction to International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG)

  • Classification of Dangerous Goods, including Packing Group (PG)

  • Packing Provisions

  • Consignment, Labelling & Placarding Provisions

  • Stowage and Segregation Provisions (Including LCL co-loading of DG within the same container)

  • Limited Quantities and Excepted Quantity Provisions

  • Reading the Key Information in Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

  • Basic Understanding of GHS requirements

  • Singapore's Regulations pertaining to the handling, storage and transportation of Dangerous Goods and controlled chemicals

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