Book Your 2024 DGSA Exam

ADR placards lined up together, showing the classes of dangerous goods.

The Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor exam dates for 2024 have been announced by SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority).

The 2024 DGSA exams will be taking place on the following dates:

7th March

Enrolment period: 24th November 2023 – 15th February 2024

13th June 

Enrolment period: 8th March – 23rd May

12th September

Enrolment period: 14th June – 22nd August

21st November

Enrolment Period: 13th September – 7th November

The enrolment period is the timeframe in which you can book the exam. SQA also allow for late enrolment, but will charge a fee for this.

Why Become a DGSA?

Becoming a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor has always been an admirable objective, and comes with a host of benefits, whether it is completed by an individual looking to offer their services or simply add to their industry expertise, or by a company looking to reduce their costs by having an in-house advisor.

DGSA Training

To prepare for the exams, Altrain ADR hosts a 5-day DGSA training course, specifically focused on the Road, Core and All Classes of Dangerous Goods modules of the DGSA exam, which we usually schedule to run the week before any given DGSA exam. Our course covers the key points you would expect, such as:

  • The roles and responsibilities of a DGSA
  • Marking up the ADR Volumes
  • ADR Regulations
  • Exam preparation, including mock tests

All of our courses are delivered by Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors with years of experience in the industry, so you can always be sure that our instructors are up-to-date, and knowledgable.

After completing your training with us, the exam itself will be hosted directly by SQA.

How Do I Get Started As A DGSA?

To get started as a qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor, you can book a place on our next course, and register a place on the closest DGSA exam. You will also need access to paperback copies of the ADR Volumes. Which can be purchased from Labeline.

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