Our comprehensive ADR training provides you with the specialist skills and knowledge required to understand, and as such avoid, any health and safety issues in relation to the transportation of dangerous goods.
Initial and refresher courses are available at our fully equipped Bathgate training centre, where upon successful completion of the course you will be certified to carry dangerous and hazardous materials by road. Valid for 5 years, your ADR can be renewed for an additional 5 years in the preceding 12 months before expiry by completing our short re-certification course.
The ADR training course is both theoretical and practical, covering all types of vehicles and most types of loads. In addition, our comprehensive ADR training includes basic fire and first aid training, course notes, post-course support documentation, ADR certificate & ID badge. If arranged at the time of booking, your ADR training can also count towards your Driver CPC Periodic training hours.
ADR is divided into:
Core – Basic syllabus for carrying any class of dangerous goods in road tankers, tank containers, packages, drums, cylinders and loose in bulk
Tanks – For carrying any class of dangerous goods, in road tankers or other tanker containers
Packages & Loose in Bulk – For carrying any class of dangerous goods in (sacks, drums, cylinders, cartons) and loose in bulk (skips, tipper or dust cart bodies etc)
Class 2 – Gases; compressed, liquefied, dissolved under pressure or refrigerated
Class 3 – Flammable liquids
Class 4 – Flammable solids, substances liable to spontaneous combustion
Class 5 – Oxidising substances and organic peroxides
Class 6 – Toxic, harmful and infectious substances
Class 8 – Corrosive acids and alkalis
Class 9 – Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles, e.g. asbestos, PCBs and any substance or article not covered by the other classes
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If you drive a lorry for a living our comprehensive ADR, CPC, & PDP training provides you with the specialist skills and knowledge required to safely perform the duties of your job to keep both yourself and the public safe.
“What is CPC training and who is it for?” is a question we often get asked by students on our Johnston Vehicle Services ADR training and PDP training courses. In short, if you drive a lorry for a living then our CPC training is for you.
“What is PDP training?” – this is a question we are often asked by students on our Johnston Vehicle Services ADR training and CPC training courses. Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) is a Government backed industry initiative ensuring that all tanker drivers in the UK are trained to a consistent, high standard.