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Course Directory / ADR/Dangerous Goods in Packages & Tankers: Initial & Refresher Training

The regulations which govern the transportation of dangerous goods requires the adequate training of drivers of tankers, tank containers, bulk and packaged substances. Drivers transporting listed dangerous goods in vehicles over 3.5 tonnes must obtain an ADR Training Certificate for the classes of goods they wish to transport. ADR certificates are valid for five years.

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Course Timetable

Day

Time

Subject

Monday

0845 – 0900

Reception - Arrival & Administration

0900 – 1615

Core

Tuesday

0900 – 1215

Core

1300 – 1430

Packages

1445 – 1615

Class 2-Gases

Wednesday

0900 – 1030

Class 3  Flammable Liquids

1050 – 1135

Class 4  Flammable Substances

1135 – 1220

Class 5  Oxidisers & Organic Peroxides

1305 – 1350

Class 6  Toxics & Infectious Substances

1350 – 1435

Class 8  Corrosives

1455 – 1540

Class 9  Miscellaneous

Thursday

0845 – 0900

Exam Briefing

0900 – 0940

Core

0945 – 1010

Packages

1015 – 1040

Class 2

1045 – 1110

Class 3 

1115 – 1130

Class 4  

1135 – 1150

Class 5  

1235 – 1250

Class 6 

1255 – 1310

Class 8  

1315 – 1330

Class 9 

1340 – 1610

Tanks

Friday

0845 – 1515

Tanks

1515 – 1530

Exam Briefing

1530 – 1600

Tanks

 

 

ADR Course Calendar 2016

JanuaryMon 25th Jan – Fri 29th January 2016
March Mon 7th Mar – Fri 11th March 2016
AprilMon 18th Apr – Fri 22nd April 2016
May Mon 16th May – Fri 20th May 2016
JuneMon 27th Jun – Fri 1st July 2016
August Mon 8th Aug – Fri 12th August 2016
September Mon 26th Sep – Fri 30th September 2016
OctoberMon 24th Oct – Fri 28th October 2016
DecemberMon 5th Dec – Fri 9th December 2016

 

Price list for ADR Initial Course

CoreTanksPacksClass 1Class 2Class 3Class 4Class 5Class 6Class 8Class 9
£100 £85 £45 £75 £35 £35 £25 £25 £25 £25 £25

 

VAT is added to the course costs plus £20 for each module exam. The ADR examination fees do not attract VAT.

 

 

Who should attend this course?

NTS ADR courses are designed for staff who transport listed dangerous goods in both tankers and packages. Regularly-held courses are available at our approved training centre in Norwich or at customers’ premises, subject to approval.

This course is provided by the Department of Transport, is administered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority and consists of modules of training followed by an examination.

Please find below further general information about the qualification; details of the NTS ADR Initial and Refresher training programme; our Initial and Refresher price lists and a calendar setting out dates for training courses.

Drivers’ hours’ regulations
Attendance at courses is a legal requirement of the occupation and we, as training providers, must make drivers and their employers aware of the requirements of the drivers’ hours regulations if courses are undertaken at weekends or on other drivers’ rest days.

Driver CPC hours with ADR

For drivers obtaining their Dangerous Goods ADR qualification with us, it is possible to credit some of the training hours towards the Driver CPC.

An ADR Course covering Core, Tanks, Packages and 7 Classes can be counted as 28 hours of Periodic Training at a cost of £49.95 + VAT + £35 Driver CPC upload to the DVSA database (Total £94.94).

This costing is in addition to the normal ADR course costs.

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