Dangerous goods driver and vehicle licences
- is carrying any quantity of dangerous goods in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500 litres
- is carrying any receptacle containing more than 500 kilograms of dangerous goods.
A dangerous goods driver licence or vehicle licence is not required for transport of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) with a total capacity of up to and including 3000 litres, unless any IBC is filled or emptied while on a vehicle.
If you are transporting waste in NSW, you may also need a waste transporter’s licence.
A current dangerous goods driver licence issued by any state or territory is recognised throughout Australia, and allows you to drive a dangerous goods vehicle in NSW.
- Before applying for your dangerous goods driver licence, you must complete the training course: TLILIC0001 Course in the transport of dangerous goods by road.
- Find a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that offers the course at Training.gov.au.
- Check with the RTO that they are authorised to present the course for licensing purposes.
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