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RAIL 0125 - Transportation of Dangerous Goods for Railway Recertification

Railway Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course will give those working in the railway industry (mainly conductors, locomotive engineers, yard supervisors) an overview of Canadian federal legislation regulating the transport of dangerous goods. Content will include a review of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations with a focus on the impact to Canadian railways. Successful students will receive a BCIT Statement of Completion, and a card stating: "This student has met the certification requirements of BCIT Railway in Transportation of Dangerous Goods for Railway." According to Canadian Rail Operating Rules (Rule A, i and vii), recertification is mandatory every three years.

Prerequisite(s)

Previous Transportation of Dangerous Goods for Railway certification.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$173.00

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 84306

Mar 02 1 Day

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 02 Fri 08:00 - 14:30 AIC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$173.00

Notes

  1. This course is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 64722

Jun 14 1 Day

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 14 Thu 08:00 - 14:30 AIC Rm. 2646

Instructor

John Wetzel

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$173.00

Notes

  1. This course is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe training requirements, classifications, and carrier responsibilities when working with dangerous goods.
  • Identify placard information and location on railcars.
  • Describe shipping documentation, its location during transit, and importance.
  • Describe the operation of a dangerous goods train.
  • Describe the inspection of cars carrying dangerous goods.
  • Describe the emergency response related to dangerous goods train.

Effective as of Winter 2017

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