HTDP-HAZMAT Transport Driver Course in Singapore (SCDF Accredited)

We have been conducting this course for more than 10 years, and all our learners have successfully obtained the HAZMAT Transport Driver Permit from the Singapore Civil Defence Force, as first timers, and for renewals.
The importance of having experienced trainers is critical to drivers and assistants who are learning these Hazmat skills.

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Under the current legislation of the Fire Safety Act (FSA) and the Environmental Pollution Control Act, drivers transporting hazardous materials are required to be competently trained in preventing and mitigating accidental releases. AAT Training Hub offers the HTDP HAZMAT Transport Driver Course, in accordance with SCDF regulations and is conducted by our expert trainers with over 15 years in the industry managing hazardous materials, and are experts in the SCDF regulations regarding the HAZMAT driver. 

The Hazardous Materials Transport Driver Permit Scheme had been introduced as a requirement for companies who wish to transport hazardous materials in Singapore. Drivers must carry a valid permit whenever he/she is driving a vehicle transporting hazardous materials. The permit is valid for 2 years and drivers are required to attend the Hazardous Materials Transport Driver Course upon expiry. A Re-Certification Test/Course is required to renew the permit.

Our trainers are veterans in the industry are well versed in transport operations for hazardous goods as per the requirements and regulations set in the Fire Safety Act.

Target Audience:

Hazmat lorry drivers, assistants and supervisors transporting hazardous materials on Singapore roads, requiring this Hazmat Transport Driver Permit from SCDF

Course Outline:

  • Latest Updates from SCDF
  • Introduction To SCDF/NEA/SPF
  • Issue of HAZMAT Driver Permit
  • The SCDF Compliance Checks On HAZMAT Driver
  • Hazard Type, Properties and Class
  • Driver Responsibilities
  • Emergency Information Panel
  • Labeling On Trucks and HAZCHEM
  • TERP and Component Of TERP
  • Timing and Route For SCDF/NEA
  • Restrictions On Specific Routes and Areas
  • Risk Assessment Checks On Truck and Driver Readiness
  • Emergency Accessories On Hazmat Trucks
  • Emergency Response
  • Checklist for Hazmat Truck Driver
  • Principles of Fire
  • Fire Triangle
  • Type of Fires
  • Type of Fire Extinguishers
  • Case study
  • Written Test
  • Practical Lesson

Course Timeline: 8 hours course

Course Languages Available:

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Malay
Course Reference Number CRS-N-0018178
Course Training Duration (hours) 7.5
Course Fees(before GST and any applicable funding) $160
Funding Validity Period Valid
Mode of Training (e.g. classroom, blended, e-learning, etc.) Classroom lecture
Course Objectives

At the end of the training, the trainees must be able to interprete and apply the following learning points:
a. Understand the purpose and intent of local regulations in the transport of Hazmat.
b. Know the IMO/IATA Classification and identification of Hazmat item.
c. Know the labelling/placarding as well as securing requirement.
d. Know the Route/Timings and Transport Licenses for different types of Hazmat.
e. Know the use of a Safety Data Sheet.
f. Should be well verse on the TERP.
g. Respond to transport emergency.
h. Able to perform fire fighting in a small fire

Please note that registrations close 10 working days before the course date (permit requirement for participant screening)


Click here to register or dial: 6292 4804