DOT Hazmat Employee and Entry-Level Driver Training Course for Endorsement H & X

FMCSA Approved Training Provider

Course Details

dot hm 181 basic hazmat employee

TIME TO COMPLETE:Approximately 6 hours
CONTINUING EDUCATION:0.6 CEUs, 6 contact hours
COURSE AVAILABLE FOR:30 days (you can come and go from the training as you would like)

49 CFR, Part 172.704 (Subpart H) 

New Entry Level Driver Training Requirements (FMCSA Approved)

In order to legally haul hazardous materials in the U.S you must have this 49 CFR DOT Hazmat Employee/ELDT Hazmat certification in order to get your hazardous materials endorsement through the DMV. 
REFRESH AGAIN:Every 3 years
TYPE OF TRAINING:This course is an interactive power point with audio and video that can be taken at your own leisure. Upon completion, certification will be uploaded for DMV’s access.

Max Subscription Days: 30 Days
Code: ELDT
Subjects: ENGLISH COURSES DOT Hazmat Courses
Price: US $199.00

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Maintaining a safe and compliant environment is vital for individuals responsible for transporting hazardous materials. Our DOT Hazmat Employee/Entry Level Driver Training Course for Endorsement H & X DMV approved Course provides you with the necessary safety training. The Department of Transportation (DOT) requires this program to ensure hazardous materials are transported safely and according to regulations.

Who Should Take This Class?

This course is for individuals working to get their hazmat endorsement H or X on their licenses. It serves as an initial and refresher for anyone who will be hauling hazardous materials on any public roadway within the US.

Getting your Endorsements at the DMV (H or X)

Once you pass this course with an 80% or higher, we will upload your ELDT certification into the DMV portal. You can go down to the DMV after completing this course so you can get your endorsement put on your license.

While these endorsements cover specific aspects of truck driving, the H endorsement is required to operate a vehicle that contains hazardous materials and the X endorsement is unique in that it is a combination endorsement for tank vehicles and hazardous materials. With an X endorsement, drivers can transport a variety of hazardous materials without the need for multiple endorsements and can transport hazmat in cargo tankers. A tanker endorsement permits you to carry liquid gas or hazardous liquid.  Additionally, drivers with an X endorsement can transport these materials across state lines.

Industries Requiring This Course

Industries involved in transporting hazardous materials, such as chemical manufacturing, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and waste management, require employees to have up-to-date knowledge of DOT regulations.

What Requirements Does This Course Satisfy?

Completing this course satisfies 49 CFR Part 172.704 (Subpart H) and Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) requirements.

What to Expect in This ELDT Course

Our Entry-Level Driver course covers an in-depth review of essential concepts related to hazardous materials transportation and tank vehicle operations. Completing this course ensures you’re well-versed in the latest regulations and safety protocols.

Topics Covered

This course covers hazmat regulations, packaging and labeling requirements, emergencies and proper tank vehicle operations. Additionally, this program will set you up to obtain Hazmat Endorsement H and X if necessary.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Interpret and apply DOT regulations for hazardous materials transportation.
  • Properly package, label and document hazardous materials shipments.
  • Respond effectively to hazmat emergencies.
  • Safely operate tank vehicles while transporting hazardous materials.
  • Understand safe operating practices.
  • Identify and diagnose malfunctions.

Course Requirements

There are no course prerequisites for this program. Students must have a computer or tablet with internet access and a working email. This course features audio and video.

Grading Policy

Students must take the final exam and receive an 80% to pass. After course completion, you will receive your DOT certificate.

Course Schedule and Deadlines

This course will take you around six hours to complete. It’s self-paced, allowing you to work through it independently. This course must be completed within 30 days, or you will have to re-enroll. All drivers must complete this DOT training every three years before their current certification expires.

Why Choose Hazmat School?

As a leader in quality safety training programs, Hazmat School brings accessibility and convenience to your safety training. You can get the training and assistance you need with government employee and group discounts and our 24/7 remote instructor help. Our focus on practical application and meeting regulations prepares you to excel in real-world hazmat transportation scenarios.

We also offer courses for employees who ship automotive supplies or select the packaging for hazardous materials to help you achieve the correct certifications.

Register for Training Today

Stay on top of the latest hazmat safety regulations and protocols by registering for our 49 CFR DOT Hazmat Employee/Entry Level Driver Training course online. Maintain your qualifications and ensure safety during hazardous materials transport effectively with our programs. If you want to learn more about our courses and offerings, contact us online today!


How long will it take for my certificate to be uploaded into DMV's portal?

The Theory Hazmat Certification is electronically submitted to the FMCSA no later than midnight of the first business day after the driver-trainee completes the training.

Who needs ELDT Training?

  • Individuals who obtain a commercial learner’s permit (CLP) or their CDL on or after February 7, 2022 who are looking to obtain their hazardous materials endorsement H or X will be required to meet the ELDT requirements.

Who needs ELDT Training?

  • Individuals who obtain a commercial learner’s permit (CLP) or their CDL on or after February 7, 2022 who are looking to obtain their hazardous materials endorsement H or X will be required to meet the ELDT requirements.

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