ADR - CORE - PACKAGES - TANKS - Dangerous Goods - Driver Training


ADR Regulations and the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations (CDG) 2009 require that the operator of any motor vehicle which is engaged in the carriage of dangerous goods shall ensure that the driver of the vehicle has received adequate instruction and training to enable them to understand:-

  • The nature of the danger to which particular dangerous goods may give rise, and the action to be taken in an emergency
  • Their duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

This requires the driver to attend an approved course of training and successfully complete examinations that will provide a Vocational Training Certificate, better known as an ADR Certificate. The ADR course consists of the following elements:-


Core module covers information on National and International Regulations, Operations and Emergency Situations when transporting Dangerous Goods


Packages module provides the delegate with information on the Regulations, Loading and Unloading Procedures for the different categories of packaging that are used for the transportation of Dangerous Goods


Each driver must know the warning signs and emergency information about each of the classes of Dangerous Goods that they transport. The Different Classes are:-

Class 1 – Explosives
Class 2 – Gases
Class 3 – Flammable Liquids
Class 4 – Flammable Solids
Class 5 – Oxidising Substances and Organic Peroxides
Class 6 – Toxic and Infectious Substances
Class 7 – Radioactives
Class 8 – Corrosive Substances
Class 9 – Miscellaneous Substances

LTS carry out training in all classes including Explosives and Radioactives.


Tanker Specialism module covers the National and International Regulations, Loading and Unloading Procedures, and Special Handling Procedures for Tankers that carry Dangerous Goods.

ADR courses now count for Driver CPC!

If you would like to claim Driver CPC hours please inform our staff when booking in!


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Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor'

Do you meet legislative requirements?

If you transport or store Dangerous Goods it is highly likely that you should have access to a DGSA in order to meet current Dangerous Goods legislation.

You can train and get qualified yourself or appoint a consultant. Lancaster Training Services Ltd offers a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor consultancy service.

For a free competitive quote please contact us.

Check out the SQA's (ADR & DGSA awarding body) - Solutions for the Transport Sector page

And the Governments  - Transporting Dangerous Goods page

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HeyshamMon 16th - Fri 20th March 2020
HeyshamMon 23rd March 2020 - Class 7
HeyshamMon 27th April - Fri 1st May 2020
HeyshamMon 8th - Fri 12th June 2020
HeyshamMon 6th - Fri 10th July 2020
HeyshamMon 10th - Fri 14th August 2020
HeyshamMon 21st - Fri 25th September 2020
HeyshamMon 19th - Fri 23rd October 2020
HeyshamMon 7th - Fri 11th December 2020