Introduction ADR Training
ADR – Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
(HAZPAK – HAZCHEM)
The Initial ADR Course can count towards 21 hours of the Driver CPC Periodic training
ADR Training course details
A driver transporting dangerous goods by road in most tankers, large tank containers, in bulk or in packages over a given amount, can only do so if in possession of an ADR licence. The ADR licence can be obtained for either ‘Packaged Goods’ or for ‘Tanks’.
In order to gain the Driver Vocational Training Certificate, candidates must pass the examinations for a minimum of three modules; ie. the core module – either packaged goods or tank module – and at least one of the nine hazard classes. Additional classes may be taken at any time during the five-year validation period of the original certificate and will be added to a replacement certificate. These additional classes will expire at the same time as the original certificate.
A petrol tanker driver would take Core, Tanks and Class 3
A driver delivering LPG cylinders would need Core, Packages and Class 2
A general delivery/collection driver would need Core, Packages and, dependant on the goods carried, some or all of the Classes.
Initially, a driver must attend a Department for Transport approved course and pass SQA exams to obtain an ADR licence.
ADR training courses are taught at our training centre in Bristol or ADR training can be provided on-site at suitable locations all over the country.
The Packaged Goods Module
- Packaged Goods
- Class 2 Gases
- Class 3 Flammable Liquids
- Class 4 Flammable Substances
- Class 5 Oxidizing Agents, Organic Peroxides
- Class 6 Toxics, Infectious Substances
- Class 8 Corrosives
- Class 9 Misc. Hazardous Substances and Articles
The Tanker Module
This course can be taken as a 1.5-day extension to a Packaged Goods course or on a stand-alone basis.
- A minimum of one Hazardous Class
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ADR Course Dates
ADR – Core, Packages + 7 classes
22nd – 25th July 2019
19th – 22nd August 2019
16th – 19th September 2019
21st – 24th October 2019
18th – 21st November 2019
16th – 19th December 2019
ADR – add-on Tanker module only
25th & 26th July 2019
23rd & 24th August 2019
19th & 20th September 2019
24th & 25th October 2019
21st & 22nd November 2019
19th & 20th December 2019
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Hazard Awareness Training
The purpose of the Hazard awareness module is to comply with the legal requirements of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 1996 (as amended 1999) known as CDGRoad for short, which requires that people other than drivers involved in the movement of dangerous goods receive basic training in the subject. The thrust of the training should be aimed at the candidate’s particular function.
The law requires that this training is confirmed by certification and is noted on the individual’s training record. This certificate is valid for 5 years. Of necessity, the course gives a very quick overview of the requirements for the handling of dangerous goods, but although it is brief, it is a requirement of the Regulations that relevant staff receive this training.
- A general overview of the United Nations Hazard Classification system, recognition symbols and so forth
- A thumbnail sketch of the various carriage regulations
- Areas of responsibility for the various people involved in the operation
- Some of the safety related issues to cover the safe storage and shipment of Dangerous Goods
- Packaging requirements and package and vehicle marking
- Documentary requirements
- Environmental considerations and journey planning
- Basic properties of the various classes of Dangerous Goods
Duration – 5 hours
Aimed at Consignors, vehicle operators, traffic office staff, warehouse staff, forklift truck operators and those loading and unloading dangerous goods vehicles etc.
The dates, times and venue of courses can be arranged to suit your particular work environment, dependent upon instructor availability or attendees can attend on dates specified below.
Individual attendance certificates are supplied as evidence of formal training.
Group bookings available
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