ADR Driver Training

Basic and Tanker Specialization Courses

Course Trainer:

John Lennon (Chemical Transport Training)
John is an approved trainer by the HSA and CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport)
 

Course Introduction:

The training of drivers involved in the carriage of dangerous goods is a legislative requirement, both nationally and as members of the EU. Non compliance with this legislation can result in substantial fines for all concerned in the transport of hazardous chemicals / goods.

Purpose Of The Training:

To give drivers a thorough understanding of the hazards presented by dangerous goods and to acquaint them with the rules and regulations involved. It is the responsibility of employers to ensure that their drivers are properly trained and certified.

Course Duration & Fee:

 
BASIC COURSE3 Days FEE: 350
 
TANKER COURSE: 2 days FEE: 300

BASIC & TANKER COURSE: 5 days FEE: 600

REFRESHER BASIC COURSE1 Day FEE: 200

REFRESHER TANKER COURSE2 Days FEE: 300


Course Content:

 PART 1  Basics 

  • Dangerous goods regulation
  • Environmental protection
  • Behaviour in Tunnel
  • Dangerous wastes
  • Emergencies
  • Fire and Fire Extinguishers

 

PART 2  Packages 

  • Application of regulations
  • Packaging approval
  • Loading, stowage and unloading
  • Markings, packaging and packages
  • IMDG Code marking

PART 3: Class

  • Containment
  • Secondary Hazards
  • Reactive nature
  • Accidental Escape
  • Physical properties
  • Ignition sources
  • Classes: Gases,  Oxidizing Agents and Organic Peroxides, Toxic Substances, Infectious Substances and Corrosives.
  • Technical terms 
  • Summary of UN Danger Classes

PART 4 & 5: Tanks

  • Approval, inspection, testing
  • Vehicle Equipment
  • IMDG Code Markings for Tanks
  • Loading and discharging rules
  • Journey routes
  • Static electricity
  • LPG, Butane, Propane
  • Dangerous wastes
  • Tank cleaning

Examination & Certification:

Following completion of the course a driver can sit the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport exam. The certificate is valid for 5 years.


Examination fee:   125 (One exam on the day - Basic, Tanker or Refresher)

 200 (2 exams on the day - Basic & Tanker)


Examinations are held throughout the year at a number of locations


Chartered Institute of Transport & Logistics: www.cilt.ie.