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Qualification: Hazardous goods transport operative (no legal status)

Hazardous goods transport operative (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan, prepare, carry out and oversee their own work,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • communicate with co-workers, experts and customers,
  • inspect the equipment of a vehicle carrying dangerous goods,
  • inspect documentation accompanying a vehicle carrying dangerous goods,
  • check the correct loading of freight, check freight packaging and the suitable labelling of vehicles carrying dangerous goods,
  • examine additional and special requests for the transport of a specific hazardous substance,
  • safeguard dangerous goods vehicles and take correct action in the event of an accident,
  • take part in the loading and unloading of dangerous goods.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

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VALIDATION

  • During the guidance process, the candidate prepares a personal portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or in full.
  • In the event that the committee is unable to validate all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

METHODS OF VERIFICATION OF VOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • written test with the possibility of an oral presentation,
  • candidates' capacity to perform tasks relating to the carriage of dangerous goods is tested, as follows:
    • basic training test, which can be complemented by a test covering specialisation training for class 1 (explosives), class 7 (radioactive substances) and/or tanker transport (8.2 ADR) or
    • a test of the capacities of persons involved in the carriage of dangerous goods (1.3 ADR).
    • During testing candidates may use literature specified by the committee.

 

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  • certificate of participation in training regarding duties and responsibilities in the work process (European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), UL RS Nos 9/03, 66/03, 9/05, 125/08, 97/10 and 14/13)
NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • certificate of participation in training regarding duties and responsibilities in the work process (European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), UL RS Nos 9/03, 66/03, 9/05, 125/08, 97/10 and 14/13)
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.