Safe Load Program Load Training Modules

Below are links to the Safe Load program "Load Training Modules" SLP makes these training modules freely available, for the intended use by all terminal operators, terminal staff, DG transport staff and SLP authorised inspection location staff. The intent is to share the training information intended for drivers and loaders that are loading vehicles at participating SLP fuel terminals across Australia.

Links to ID card application Guides / Video's and FAQ's


How the new SLP "Load Training Program" functions and how a trainee interacts with the SLP trainer and the SLP terminal representative is explained in these links.

Information for Driver ID Card Application 

Information for a Terminal Supervisor


The driver Accreditation training (DAT) program was created to provide drivers with a basic understanding of how to safely load a road tanker, with instruction in product properties, static electricity, basic health, site safety and product transfer. The DAT program was created in the mid 1990′s and has changed little from it’s original creation.

In 2014 SLP released a complete replacement for the Driver Training Accreditation also known as DAT or the driver passport training. The 2014 release called SLP “Load Training” the name better describing the purpose of training being delivered and consists of the five following (5) modules: 1. Health & Safety Consisting of (Personal protective equipment, basic terminal rules, first aid, risk assessment, etc) 2. Product Properties Consisting of (static electricity, switch loading, segregation, ignition safety, etc) 3. Vehicle Loading Consisting of (the step by step process for loading a vehicle) 4. Tanker & Gantry Knowledge Consisting of (providing a basic understanding of how and why they operate) 5. Training Assessment Consisting of (fully independent assessment of the trainees level of competence) A trainee who successfully completes training and assessment will then be issued with an SLP identification card that is valid for a period of 2 years.