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Dangerous Goods

Why this course?

You need to hold Dangerous Goods ("D" Endorsement) on your licence in order to transport dangerous or hazardous goods on NZ roads.


When can I do this course?

Dangerous Goods courses are held at the following locations:

Onehunga: Every week
Albany: Every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month
Hamilton: Every 2nd Friday of each month
Wellington: Every 2nd Saturday of each month

For a full list of Dangerous Goods course dates, Click Here


Alternatively, if your company wishes to run a tailor Dangerous Goods course at either PassRite or your premises, please email to find out more.


What does it cost?

This course costs $385.00 including GST.


What will I need to do this course?

You must hold a current NZ Class 1 Licence in order to transport the Dangerous or Hazardous goods.


Course Outline

Duration: 6 hours

This course will cover the following:

  1. Identifying the scope of the Dangerous Goods Rule.
  2. Identifying driver and loader responsibilities relating to the transport of Dangerous Goods.
  3. Identifying and explaining documentation requirements relating to the transport of Dangerous Goods. 
  4. Identifying the requirements for packages containing Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities (DGLQ).
  5. Demonstrating knowledge of segregation requirements and segregating Dangerous Goods.
  6. Demonstrating knowledge of placarding requirements and placarding vehicles and freight contrainers containing Dangerous Goods. 
  7. Identifying driver actions and considerations in the event of an incident or emergency.
  8. Unit Standard 16718.


All training aids and resource material will be supplied on the day.

Upon successful completion of the theory, you will be issued with NZTA certificate, which needs to be taken to your nearest AA or VTNZ in order to be uploaded onto your licence.

PLEASE NOTE: You are NOT licenced to transport Dangerous or Hazardous Goods until the Dangerous Goods Endorsement has been uploaded onto your licence.You ONLY have 60 days to upload the Dangerous Goods certificate onto your licence.

This course is based on the New Zealand Qualifications Authority Unit Standard 16718. 


For further information, please view our Dangerous Goods Information Sheet.


PLEASE NOTE: We require a 24 hour notice of any cancellations