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2 – 13 January 2023, 8 – 9 February 2023, 8 – 9 March 2023
IMDG – General Awareness (GA)
This course aims to provide guidance, training and knowledge to shore-based as well as shipboard personnel who are required to understand about the handling of packaged dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes onboard ships and at shore-based facilities, including for Competent Authorities Personnel having responsibilities related to Dangerous Goods. This course is aimed at providing training at the General Awareness level.
The training syllabus in this course fulfills part of the knowledge specified in the relevant provisions in the IMDG Code relating to training of shore-based personnel. Additionally, part of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended, sections A-II/1, A-II/2, A-II/3 and B-V/c is also used as a reference for the training related to ship-based personnel.
The training should be adjusted accordingly based on the background of the participants to adequately covers their respective service disciplines that includes;
- Shore based – Agencies, ports, jetties, shippers, warehouse, transporter, forwarders etc.
- Offshore installations and facilities Shipboard personnel