NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT PROGRAM COURSE OVERVIEW
This online North American Cargo Securement Program is designed to explain the fundamentals and general requirements of cargo securement, based upon the National Safety Code for Motor Carriers (Standard 10). After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the cargo securement standard, requirements of carriers and drivers, and general cargo securement requirements including the securement system, minimum strength requirements, tiedowns and edge protectors, and cargo placement.
NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT PROGRAM COURSE STANDARDS
- NSC Standard 10 – Cargo Securement
I-CAB Recognized Course
This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessments.
NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT PROGRAM ONLINE TOPICS
This online North American Cargo Securement Program covers the following topics:
- History of the Cargo Securement Standard
- Fundamentals of Cargo Securement
- Guiding Principals
- What does the Standard cover?
- What does the Standard require of carriers and drivers?
- Driver Inspections
- Securement Options
- Minimum Force Standards
General Cargo Securement Requirements
- The Securement System
- Securing Devices
- Appropriate System
- Minimum Strength Requirements
- Edge Protectors
- Cargo Placement
- Number of Tiedowns
Optional Additional Topics
- Energy Sector Specific
- Dressed Lumber
- Metal Coils
- Paper Rolls
- Concrete Pipe
- Intermodal Containers
- Vehicles as Cargo
- Roll-on/Roll-off and Hook Lift Containers
NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT PROGRAM DURATION
Approximately 2 hours
NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT PROGRAM ASSESSMENT
Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.
NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT PROGRAM CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion printed on the certificate unless otherwise specified by an employer, legislation, or other authority.