E-learning IMDG code Ship operator Course (English)



About the IMDG code Ship operator course

Personnel engaged in the ship handling of dangerous goods intended to be transported by sea shall be trained in the contents of dangerous goods provisions commensurate with their responsibilities. The IMDG Code ship operator course is for those who require IMDG training for ship operating dangerous goods. According to the IMDG Code personnel must at least have an IMDG Code Ship operator Course certificate. This E-learning IMDG code can be followed 24/7.

This IMDG course (Amendment 40-20) provides suitable knowledge for Ship operators:

The online course consists of six modules:

Module 1: The IMO, Conventions, Legal – and international requirements
Module 2: General provisions, classes, labels, packing groups.and safety
Module 3: Segregation and general provisions
Module 4: Documentation and limited quantities
Module 5: Ship operations
Module 6: IMO Port recommendations, International Convention for Safe Containers and Incident response and fire prevention

Preparatory training
A preparatory training is not required. This is a basic course of dangerous goods that can be successfully completed by anyone who works for it. Therefore, we have not provided a recommended time for the course.

Certificate and duration
The ship loader course is concluded with a test with multiple choice questions. If the student has a score of 70% or more, he or she will receive the Certificate E-learning IMDG code Ship operator Course. The course takes about 5 – 8 hours depending on the time that is put into it. We recommend that you go through all modules at least twice, so that the knowledge stays in place.

Order this E-learning?
Indicate in the ordering process whether you are ordering the course only for yourself (ie 1 student) (indicate “individual”) or whether you are ordering for a number of students (indicate “group”). By clicking on ‘group’ you can also choose whether you also purchase the course for yourself (tick ‘enroll me’) or whether you only want to purchase the course for your employees (you leave ‘enrolll me’ empty). In the dashboard after logging in you can purchase courses and you can see how employees are progressing with their course. So you keep the overview.


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