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Dangerous Goods Drivers Licence


Dangerous Goods Drivers Licence

Unit of Competency:
TLILIC0001 - Licence to transport dangerous goods by road


$400 - Limited Free Parking


  • 2 day Dangerous goods training course (8.00am – 5:00pm each day)
  • Dangerous goods training course runs weekly and 1 weekend per month
  • 2 minute walk from McIver train station and 10 minutes from Perth train station
  • Group prices available for training conducted at your premises (please enquire)


Course Details

The dangerous goods driver licence course provides knowledge of the current Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods and the responsibilities associated with the transport of dangerous goods. This course leads to issue of a dangerous good driver licence which is mandatory for people who operate vehicles that transport dangerous goods in a receptacle with a capacity greater than 500 litres/kilograms.

Participants need to complete both theory and practical assessments which includes the following:

  • Statutory requirements and responsibilities;
  • Classification and packing of dangerous goods;
  • Placarding unit, package lads, containers and vehicles;
  • Stowage and segregation;
  • HAZCHEM code;
  • Emergency equipment;
  • Transport procedures and documentation.

Students are required to complete the mandatory assessment instrument (MAI), consisting of theory and scenario based short answer and multiple choice questions as issued by the competent authority panel.

Upon successful completion, participants are issued a Statement of Attainment for the following unit(s) of competency:

TLILIC0001 – Licence to transport dangerous goods by road.

This unit forms part of TLI31612 Certificate III in Driving Operations. Once this training is completed, students must complete and online application with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety to apply for or renew their Dangerous Goods Driver Licence.

Participants of this course receive a copy of TCE’s Dangerous Goods Drivers Manual.


Handy hints when lodging your application

Applications must be lodged online – through the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (formerly known as DMP) within 6 months of the date of training.

You must have electronic copies or all accompanying documentation ready to attach for your electronic submission.

All accompanying application documents (e.g. Medical Certificate, Police Clearances and Statement of Attainment for your training) must be dated within 6 months of the date you lodge your application. Failure to provide these documents may delay the issuing of your licence, or prevent your application from being accepted.

If you have held a licence within any other state or territory other than Western Australia within the past 5 years, and are aware that you have incurred infringements, loss of demerit points or a conviction, you need to obtain copies of your driving record from that state or territory to accompany your application.

For a full checklist on what you need to lodge with your application please refer to DMIRS Dangerous Goods Driver Licence general information sheet.

Further Information sheets including the schedule of fees and charges can be found in the Useful Links section below.

National Police Certificates can now be obtained online from WAPOL.

For licensing and application enquiries you can contact the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety – Dangerous Goods and Petroleum Safety Branch.


Phone: +61 8 9358 8001

Fax: +61 8 9358 8000


Useful links

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Applying for a dangerous goods driver licence 

Course schedule



3 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge, WA view map


2 days (8:00 am until 5:00 pm)

What to Bring

Strict ID requirements apply for this course.  You will need either:
1 x form of photo ID (Australian Driver’s Licence, or any passport) plus 1 x form of non-photo ID (e.g. Medicare or ATM card);  OR 1 x form of primary non-photo ID that includes your date of birth (e.g. birth certificate), plus 2 x forms of secondary non-photo ID (e.g. Medicare, ATM, or Health Care card)


Participants need to pass a written mandatory assessment (in English) in order to successfully complete this course.

Entry requirements

Participants need to be at least 18 years of age;

Participants must have basic level of English literacy and numeracy skills and knowledge to be able to complete written theory assessment and understand spoken instructions in the practical component; and

Must wear suitable work attire and closed shoes to their course (preferably safety boots).


Licence is currently valid for 5 years

Further info

Please refer to the Pre-Course information sheet

Refund Policy

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Supporting Learning Needs and LLN

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