ADR Initial training

The drivers of all vehicles (including those with a gross vehicle weight of 3.5 tonnes or less) carrying dangerous goods must have an ADR training certificate.
This course equips drivers with knowledge and understanding so that they are:
- aware of the hazards in the carriage of dangerous goods.
- able to take steps to reduce the likelihood of an incident taking place.
- take all necessary measures for their own safety, that of the public ,and of the environment to limit the effects of any incident that does occur.
- have individual practical experience of the actions they would be expected to take.

We generally run one course every month throughout the year at our Stowmarket training Centre. If customers have 5 or more candidates we are able to deliver at their site. (please contact the office for more information 01449 722400)

Attending this course can also count towards 21 hours Drivers CPC (for an additional £26.25).

Course Duration

3 1/2 days

Course Dates

See below

Examination Date

Last day of course


Stowmarket Training Centre / Customer Premise / Remote

Course Content

The 4 day course is broken down as follows:
Day 1 (08:30 – 16:30)
Core and Practical’s
Day 2 (08:30 – 16:30)
Class 2 – Gases
Day 3 – (08:30 – 16:30)
Class 3 – Flammable Liquids’
Class 4 – Flammable Solids
Class 5 – Oxidising Substances and Organic Peroxides
Class 6 – Toxic and Infectious Substances
Class 8 – Corrosive Substances
Class 9 – Miscellaneous Substances
Day 4 – (08:15 – 13:00 approx.) Exams x 9

For further information on the requirements follow the link below:

ADR Requirements UK



£275.00+ VAT per candidate

(student notes included)

Examination Fees:

£20.00(no VAT) per examination paper

Exam fees are dependant on the number of classes required. Please contact the centre before paying online.

Course Booking Dates and Venue

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* Please note: available place numbers is referenced in brackets.

5 places available

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