DGSA<br>Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road

Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road

Any company involved in the transportation, manufacture or storage of dangerous goods is required to appoint a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser. This course aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport examinations and work within the growing Irish chemical industry in the role of a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser.

This is a five day training programme with the fifth day dedicated to a preparatory mock exam.

There are two additional (optional) tutorial days to help participants with exam preparation.

The course runs three times a year with regard to the exam dates set by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

We have locations in Dublin, Cork and Galway.

Exams are held in February, July and November in Dublin, Cork and Galway.

Online DGSA training courses are also available.

Courses available nationwide.

Course contents

From 1 January 2019 there will be 2 DGSA Examination Papers which will replace the old format of 3 Examination Papers

All DGSA examinations are open book exams.

Candidates can bring ADR 2021 Volume I & II and Consolidated CDGR into the exam with them.

Paper 1 will be conducted on the morning of the Examination

Paper 2 will be conducted on the afternoon of the Examination CILT Links:

Multilateral Agreement M334 (click for link) allows certificates of training as safety adviser for the transport of dangerous goods the validity of which ends between 1 March 2020 and 1 September 2021 remain valid until 30 September 2021. The validity of these certificates shall be extended from the date of their original date of expiry for five years if their holders have passed an examination before 1 October 2021.

Booking your Exam

The next exam will be Wednesday 3rd February 2021, differed until 18th of February.

Register for DGSA exam with the CILT

Step by step “How to register for a DGSA exam with the CILT“

Download the NEWDGSA Exam Syllabus January 2019

CILT Sample DGSA papers and answers

Request Details:

Contact us on 01 6291800 or email info@hazchem.ie

Our courses are approved by: Health & Safety Authority and examined by the Charted Institute of Logistics and Transport


Been using Hazchem training since the 90's, for adr, dgsa and transport management CPC courses. Courses are always very well presented and run. Very knowledgeable and informative training. Best in the business !
Michael Foy
Michael Foy
Absolutely Fantastic well done Shane
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Professionals. Highly recommend.
Steven Dunne
Steven Dunne
Well run course, Shane very knowledgeable