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ADR Hazardous Goods

ADR Hazardous Goods

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To legally drive a goods vehicle carrying regulated hazardous substances a driver must hold an ADR Vocational Training Certificate.

To obtain an ADR Training Certificate drivers must attend a Department of Transport approved course and pass the relevant SQA Examinations.

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Our fully approved Packaged Goods Course covers the following Modules:

  • Core (Required by all drivers)
  • Packaged Goods (Required by all drivers carrying packaged goods)
  • Class 2 Gases
  • Class 3 Flammable Liquids
  • Class 4 Flammable Solids
  • Class 5 Oxidising Agents, Organic Peroxides
  • Class 6 Toxics
  • Class 8 Corrosives
  • Class 9 Miscellaneous.


Tanker drivers will additionally require The Tanks Module.
The training is carried out under the National (Dangerous Substances) Driver Training Scheme which is the training scheme recognised by the Department for Transport, RHA, FTA and all leading chemical manufacturers.


  • We can offer courses tailored to suit the particular goods which your drivers carry e.g. Core, Tanks and Flammable Liquids
  • Training Courses can be conducted “in company” providing Department for Transport and SQA criteria are met. The Department of Transport limit the number of students to 16 per course

NOTES – To gain the certificate a driver must pass a series of written multiple choice examinations. The Department of Transport stipulate that the driver must do these examinations without any assistance.

Certificates are issued direct to successful candidates by DVLA about 4 – 6 weeks after the examination.

* The exemption for vehicles below 3.5tonnes GVW will end from 1st January 2007, drivers of these vehicles will require ADR training as described abov.