|Can I view a demo of DGI's Online training programs?|
|Yes! Click here to view a demo.|
|Do DGI's online programs satisfy my legal training requirements to the FAA and US DOT?|
|Yes, they do. These programs satisfy all training requirements in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation, part 172. For carriers additional training may be required under 14CFR (49CFR175.20(a)).|
|Are these programs approved by DOT, FAA or IATA?|
|Neither the FAA nor IATA review or evaluate computer based training programs. The FAA (and US DOT) will not evaluate any type of training program for shippers, forwarders or truckers in advance.|
|How many people can I train at the same time?|
|There is no limit to the number of concurrent users as long as each person is registered for the course and has a username and password. For group discounts call 800-338-2291.|
|How long do I have to complete an online course?|
|You have 3 months from the date payment is received to complete the course. A one-time extension may be purchsed for $50 - to extend the program for 2 months.|
|My class requires Regulations (IATA/49CFR/IMDG). Where do I buy them?|
|My online course references the Emergency Response Guidebook. Where can I get a copy?|
|Click here to download a copy. You can download and view it for free. If you want a printed copy you can purchase one from LabelMaster or DG Supplies.|
|What is Security Awareness Training? Do I need it?|
|Yes, effective March 25, 2003, shippers and carriers of certain highly hazardous materials must develop and implement security plans. In addition, all shippers and carriers of hazardous materials must ensure that their employee training includes a security component.
172.704(a)(4) Security awareness training. No later than the date of the first scheduled recurrent training after March 25, 2003, and in no case later than March 24, 2006, each hazmat employee must receive training that provides an awareness of security risks associated with hazardous materials transportation and methods designed to enhance transportation security. New hazmat employees must receive security awareness training within 90 days after employment.
You may take Security Awareness Training free of charge through the DGI website. Click here for more information. You may also obtain a free copy of the Security Awareness Training Module on CD from PHMSA Office of Hazmat Safety several ways:How many people can I train at the same time?
|I have a Mac computer, are DGI's online programs compatible with Mac?|
|No, at this time DGI's online programs are not compatible with Mac users.|
|Is online training better than attending a classroom seminar?|
|No, classroom training is always the best way to learn because with an instructor, you can raise your hand and ask a question. Online training has certain advantages over classroom training in that you can train at your own pace and from your own location. Whether online training is a viable option for you depends on your personal preference and learning style.|