ADR - Dangerous Goods Training in Southampton Hampshire, Newbury Berkshire

ADR Training, and moving dangerous goods by road, is subject to international regulations and is strictly policed. Most European countries sign up to the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR). Furthermore, each nation that complies with ADR implements specific safety measures through its own national statutory legislation.

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The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road


The purpose of ADR, and likewise ADR Training, is to ensure that dangerous goods (including clinical and other dangerous waste) being carried by road can cross international borders freely so as long as operators, with their vehicles and drivers, comply with its provisions. ADR has been in force since 1968 and is administered by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Due to technological advances and changes of legislation, it’s updated every 2 years.

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5 Day ADR (Dangerous Goods) Training Courses

(Core, Packages, Tanks and 7 Classes)


The course delivery is on an intensive basis over 5 days at our centre (on-site training is available for groups). You will undertake all the theoretical and practical training required to undertake and successfully pass necessary exams. Above all, when successful look forward to guaranteed employment leaving the course more confident as a new ADR driver.

As a result of the exams being processed by the awarding body (SQA), successful candidates will receive their ADR Certificate valid for 5 years from the date of the exams. Consequently, you will then need to renew this within the last year of its expiration, so most noteworthy is ensuring you have at least 5 weeks remaining on your certificate. Finally, you will need to certainly make sure your photograph remains in date too.

£550.00 + VAT per candidate


ADR 5 Day Course

Core packages, Tanks and 7 classes

All Exame fees & Registration Included

Qualifies for Driver CPC (additional upload fees payable)

ADR Training Course Aim

The ADR course provides the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to safely carry Hazardous and Dangerous Goods in accordance with the law, and be up to date with industry regulations and best practice. The training will certify the operator (driver) in the relevant classes, things do change, and so renewing it every 5 years and being up to date is key.

Elements Covered
Training and Examination for the Safe and Legal carriage of classes Core, Packages, Tanks and 7 Classes.
Radioactive and Explosive classes available separately or in addition upon request.
Basic Firefighting Skills.
Emergency First Aid.
Qualifies for Periodic Driver CPC training (additional fees apply).


• Core
• Packages
• Tanks
• Class 2 (Gasses)
• Class 3 (Flammable Liquids)
• Class 4 (Flammable Solids)
• Class 5 (Oxidising Agents)
• Class 6 (Toxics)
• Class 8 (Corrosives)
• Class 9 (Miscellaneous)


ADR training is available at all of our sites or on your site using your facilities. Courses are available six days a week (Monday to Saturday) at our Hampshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire driver training centres all throughout the year. Ask for our latest course availability by phone or email because we may have other courses running or planned not advertised.


ADR Course Dates 2020


Please call for latest availability


Qualified & Professional ADR Training Instructors
Our instructors regularly undergo continuous development and vetting. So you can be confident of their professionalism and competency. Our Instructors draw on over 25 years’ industry experience in jobs ranging from Transport Management, HM Armed Forces and Government Enforcement Agencies (VOSA, Police) etc.

Your Knowledge & Understanding is our Reputation
ADR (Dangerous Goods) training should be informative with a balance of theory and practical. The content should be up to date with industry and delivered by a professional instructor. So it should always involve imparting knowledge and best practice, with your contributions and experiences.

Approved CPC Training Centre

Your ADR training course with Trailer Training UK has current approval by the governing body, SQA. It is also approved and registered with JAUPT, so you will be eligible to apply for additional free Periodic Driver CPC. Although we welcome it, we are a centre that rarely gets a visit, and enjoy successful auditing by SQA and JAUPT.

Upon Completion

As a result of passing the SQA exams at the end of the course, they will notify the DVSA. They will then issue a Dangerous Goods Certificate (ADR Card) for 5 years.

CPC Registration No: AC01206 

We cover the south for ADR training from Bournemouth, Ringwood, New Forest,Totton, Southampton, Eastleigh, Winchester, Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Porchester, Wickham, Salisbury.

We have ADR training from Newbury, Greenham, Basingstoke, Reading, Farnborough, Andover, swindon, Abingdon, Bracknell.


Office Opening Hours

Mon - Fri

08:00 - 17:00



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