DOT Security Awareness Training FREE Course Online


For individuals who desire to become Certified in Hazardous Materials Transportation Security Awareness, a Certificate of Completion that satisfies D.O.T’s Security Awareness Training Requirements is available for an additional charge of $35.00. In order to become Certified, Students must successfully complete an online examination after completing the course.

Who Should Take This Course?

For those individuals who are charged with developing and maintaining a corporate security program, the FREE training course offers the following Downloadable Online Prevention Tools:

  • Vulnerability Assessment Checklists:
  • Security Review Checklists for:
  • Shippers
  • Carriers
  • Receivers
  • Employee Background Check Template
  • Facility Security Templates


Hazmat Transportation Security Awareness Training (free): In conjunction with the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Compliance Solutions offers a FREE online training course for Hazardous Materials Transportation Security Awareness Training. This training provides the basic hazmat transportation security general awareness training now required for all employees of Hazmat Shippers, Carriers and Receivers. The training course provides an introduction to hazmat security, identification of potential targets and threats, and tools for law enforcement, industry and the hazmat community to increase hazmat security.

Course Objectives

The DOT Security Awareness Training FREE Course is loaded with helpful information for employees as well as anyone charged with the responsibility of developing or implementing a hazmat security plan under new DOT regulations. In addition to providing a general overview of hazmat security considerations, the course has many downloadable tools including explanations for the following applicable DOT regulations :

  • 49 CFR Part 172
  • 49 CFR Part 100-185
  • 49 CFR Part 397

CEU’s, Duration, Prerequisites

Duration: 1-2 Hours
Prerequisites: No prerequisites are assigned to this course.

Course Topics - Contact Us for a Detailed Outline

  • Potential Targets
  • Daily Hazardous Shipments
  • Credible Catastrophic Activity
  • Potential Threats
  • En Route Security
  • Trip Planning Considerations
  • Prevention Tools
  • Developing a Security Program
  • Prevention Tools – Security Reviews
  • Prevention Tools – Employee Background Checks
  • Background Check Considerations
  • Prevention Tools – Facility Security
  • Annual Theft of Cargo