Executive Certificate Programmes

Executive Certificate in Managing Dangerous Goods

Executive Certificate in Managing Dangerous Goods

Course Objective

This Executive Certificate course equips learners with the knowledge and techniques of managing dangerous goods in an organisation. The course is specifically designed to equip students with the legal and safety requirements for purchasing, receiving, storing, handling, transporting, and shipping dangerous goods, as well as the modern technologies to manage dangerous goods.

This specialised course comprises TWO modules:

  • A Digital Module on Managing Dangerous Goods, and
  • A Skills Project on Managing Dangerous Goods

The Managing Dangerous Goods module covers key topics on regulations, classification, labelling, purchasing and receiving, storage and handling, transporting and shipping, as well as technologies for managing dangerous goods. The Skills Project requires students to apply the online knowledge gained on Managing Dangerous Goods and work on a project for managing dangerous goods of an organisation.

Topics for Managing Dangerous Goods Module

1. Regulations, Classification & Labeling

2. Purchasing & Receiving Dangerous Goods

3. Storage & Handling of Dangerous Goods

4. Transporting & Shipping Dangerous Goods

5. Technologies for DG Safety Implementation

Course Duration & Frequency

This part-time course can be completed within six weeks, comprising 18 contact hours and about 18 non-contact hours. The course is intensive and requires students to attend class sessions once a week.

Weekdays evening,
7.00pm to 10.00pm
(UTC/GMT +8)

One class session per week
(Both in-person & virtual class)

Faculty & Mode of Delivery

This course incorporates a blended learning mode, where students will attend classes and undertake online learning through pre-recorded videos. Our faculty comprises highly experienced practitioners with post-graduate academic and professional qualifications.

The mode of delivery for Managing Dangerous Goods module is online learning. The Skills Project module is facilitated through class sessions (both in-person & virtual class) and conducted in phases where students are guided to work on an approved project until completion. Students are expected to make use of relevant websites for the purposes of learning and working on the project.

In-person class session

Virtual class session

Online self-learning

Admission Criteria

An applicant must be at least 21 years old, and have at least 1 year of relevant work experience. Those who do not meet the criteria but have at least 3 years of work experience can be considered on a case-by-case basis subject to review by the Academic Board.

At least 21 years old,
1 year relevant work experience