ADR – Dangerous Goods by Road

in Packages and / or in Tanks

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Max Number of Delegates: 20 Candidates per course
Duration: Between 3 – 5 Days
Length of Certification: 5 Years
Accreditation: SQA

Who should attend

You are required to hold an ADR licence if you are carrying goods that are categorised in the Dangerous goods list, above specified quantities.

Course Aim

To obtain an ADR licence you must pass a minimum of Core, either packages or tanker elements and at least one class according to the goods you are carrying.

Training Methods

A classroom based course with practical elements in First Aid and Fire Awareness, assessed by formal tests

Initial ADR with classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 9 for Packages only – 4 days

Initial ADR with classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 9 for Packages and Tank element – 5 days

Initial ADR with one class for packages and or Tank element – 3 days

Refresher with classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 9 for Packages only – 4 days

Driver CPC Approved

YES – up to 21 Hours per course

Course Content

  • Legislation surrounding ADR
  • Driver training requirements
  • Vehicle Markings
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Practical demo of First Aid
  • Preventing and dealing with fire
  • Core element
  • Packaging element
  • Tanker element
  • Understanding the following classes
  • Class 2 – Gases
  • Class 3 – Flammable liquids
  • Class 4 – Flammable solids
  • Class 5 – Oxidising substances
  • Class 6 – Infectious substances
  • Class 8 – Corrosive substances
  • Class 9 – Miscellaneous items

Additional Information

COTS are a fully approved SQA Grade 1 ADR centre and can offer online testing for each of the ADR tests. COTS’ I.T. suite allows for the exams to be done online giving instant results and meaning the ADR card is received generally in 3 to 4 days instead of around 4 weeks.

 

 

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