TDG Online Training Class 6.2 - Ground shipment of biological substances

Easy, fast and efficient online training recognized by Transport Canada, Transports Québec, the SAAQ and the DoT.

#1 Training Center in Canada

TDG BIO-101 transportation of dangerous goods training is the most popular biological substances course for shippers across Canada.

Recognized by Transport Canada

TDG BIO-101 shipping biological substances course is recognized by Transport Canada the various provincial MoT and meets all legal requirements.

Simple & Easy

Receive your TDG certification for the ground shipment of biological substances within 2 hours. Air training also available (see our BIO-105 course).

Training plan

Module 1: Introduction

This module will explain to the candidate the general requirements of the TDGR; his/her responsibilities; the 8 steps towards compliance as well as the training requirements.

Module 2: Classification

After this module, the participant will be able to classify the samples of infectious substances in the different categories (A, B and exempt specimens) according to Transport Canada’s protocol and United Nations requirements.

Module 3: Packaging and labeling

This module will allow the participant to understand the specific packaging requirements for the different categories and be able to apply the appropriate safety marks in accordance with the TDGR requirements.

Module 4: Transport procedures

The participant will learn the transport procedures including: the information required on a transport document, the placarding rules, the stowage; accidental release reports as well as particularities required under Quebec’s Road Safety Act.

Air shipment and transportation

Special requirements apply to air shipment and FedEx Express shipments. BIO 105 training will allow you to know the additional requirements for preparing air shipments of biological substances. You must complete BIO 101 course (ground shipment) before taking BIO 105 training.

BIO 101 Online Training Price

1 to 4

$ 59 pEr persoN

5 to 9


10 to 19




Exclusively for an individual who pays for his own training

For organizations that need to purchase one or more training.
The buyer’s account becomes the group manager.
An email address is required for each participant.

To the point TDG Training

Tired of incomprehensible terms and long-winded courses? We understand that most people who need online training are looking for simplicity and ease of understanding.

Course description

This training is particularly suited for shippers for ground transport of biological substances in full compliance with the latest TDGR, IATA and UN Recommendations requirements. This training includes the following topics:

  • Laws and regulations pertaining to the transport of dangerous goods;
  • Shipper and carrier responsibilities;
  • Classification of biological substances (categories A, B and exempt specimens);
  • Selection and use of packaging and labelling of packages;
  • Transport documents requirements (category A);
  • Placarding rules;
  • Loading / stowage;
  • Accidental release reports;

Why TDG Training

The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations have been in effect in Canada since 1985. These regulations assign specific responsibilities to carriers, handlers and shippers.

Anyone handling, transporting or preparing shipments of dangerous goods must therefore undergo TDG training and obtain a training certificate renewable every three years for ground and 2 years for air transport or upon change of employer.

The candidate who successfully completes the course receives a certificate recognized by the competent authorities (Transport Canada, Transports Québec, SAAQ and the USDoT).

Our TDG courses are targeted on specific subjects in order to allow you to learn the essential concepts for your tasks while avoiding information overload and down time.

Join over 1 million workers

Persons shipping or transporting biological materials must undergo TDG training. Do not wait any longer to comply with the law and avoid fines! Purchase your training today.
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