Hazardous cargo and Dangerous Goods (ADR)
ADR for drivers

If you are drive a vehicle carrying dangerous goods then you must, by law, hold an ADR licence. The ADR licence is the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road.

 

Qualification

ADR drivers qualification card valid for 5 years

What will you learn
  • 3-day refresher

    • Core which every driver must do.

    • Covers tanks and/or packages

    • Hazard classes 2,3,4,5,6,8,9 (Drivers can choose which ones they require)

 

  • The 5-day course is for initial qualifications for drivers new to the industry.

    • Core which every driver must do.

    • Covers tanks and/or packages

    • Hazard classes 2,3,4,5,6,8,9 (Learners can choose which ones they require)

Duration and Cost

Full ADR (Core, Tanks, Packages, All classes except 1 & 7)

  • Duration: 5 days

  • Cost: £550 per candidate

Core, Tanks, All classes (except 1 & 7)

  • Duration: 4.5 days

  • Cost: £500 per candidate

 

Core, Packages, All classes (except 1 & 7)

  • Duration: 4 days

  • Cost: £450 per candidate

Refresher

  • Duration: 3 day days

  • Cost: £240 + £20 per exam/module

 
DGSA (Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor)

A Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) is a person who is certified to provide advice to whose activities include the carriage, or the related packing, loading, filling or unloading of dangerous goods.

Qualification

DGSA Certificate issued by the SQA valid for 5 years

What will you learn
Duration and Cost

High intensive course & exams

  • Duration: 5 days

  • Cost: £700 per candidate

  • 5-day high intensive classroom course:

    • 3 exams designed for people to be in charge of the movement of dangerous goods by road.