ADR Training

Here at Wayside Transport, we’re the number one choice for LGV and PCV training. In addition, we also provide competitively priced training courses for those looking to undertake ADR training. If you’d like to be taught by a team that adopts a friendly, down-to-earth approach and is knowledgeable of all proven training methods, then give us a call.

With a training structure that is suitable for a wide array of candidates, you’ll find us to be the most accommodating option for ADR training. Whether you’re just starting out in your career or looking to add an extra skill, our skilled and certified team is here to help. Call us on 01202 873911 to find out more.

What is ADR?

ADR or the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road relates to the haulage of dangerous or hazardous goods by hauliers. If these goods are being transported by road or by vehicle on a ship, the required training must be carried out in line with international regulations. The agreement has been in place for the last 50 years and is updated every two years to ensure that it remains relevant.

Do I Require an ADR Driver Training Certificate?

If you transport goods known to be dangerous or hazardous, then you fall within the legal criteria of needing an ADR Driver Training Certificate. Here at Wayside Transport, our ADR training courses are designed to promote awareness among drivers of the dangers that are involved with transporting such goods. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge you’ll need to help reduce the likelihood of an incident occurring.

Such a course will teach awareness of not only the personal safety of the individual but also the safety of those around them as well as the environment. Upon successful completion of ADR training, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) will issue an ADR Driver Training Certificate valid for five years. If you already have an active licence that is due to expire, you MUST book in your refresher training at least six weeks before the expiry date to avoid any legal ramifications.

Book Your ADR Training

Core, Packages & Classes: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 9

(Tanks can be included optionally)

September 2024

Mon 16 Sep 2024


ADR Training

Available Spaces: 12

October 2024

Mon 14 Oct 2024


ADR Training

Available Spaces: 13

December 2024

Mon 9 Dec 2024


ADR Training

Available Spaces: 13

Class 1 Explosives Course

Important: You must already hold a current ADR certification before adding the Class 1 course.

There are currently no courses available.

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01202 873 911

What We Offer

What Areas Are Covered During ADR Training?

ADR training is divided into the following categories:

This is a compulsary syllabus which gives an introduction to classes of dangerous goods and covers the legal and regulatory implications involved, vehicle marking, load restrictions and segregation, PPE and safety equipment, practical exercises and emergency aid.


This is a focused module which expands on the transport of dangerous and hazardous goods in IBC’s, drums, cylinders, cartons and loose in bulk.


This is a focused module which expands on the transport of dangerous and hazardous goods in road tankers or other tanker containers.

What Courses Are Available?

At Wayside Transport, we provide several course options which you can see listed below:

1 Day Course: Explosives Class 1

2.5 Day Course: Core | Packages or Tanks | One Class

3.5 Day Course: Core | Packages or Tanks | Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9

5 Day Course: Core | Packages and Tanks | Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9

Wayside Transport offers both Initial and Refresher ADR training.  In addition, Driver CPC periodic training hours which can be accredited within ADR training at a small additional cost. The latter should be requested when booking your ADR training.

Classes of Dangerous Goods

The following classes of materials are covered:

Class 1 – Explosives

Class 2 – Gases (flammable and non-flammable)

Class 3 – Flammable liquids

Class 4 – Flammable solids and substances liable to spontaneous combustion

Class 5 – Oxidising substances and organic peroxides

Class 6 – Toxic, harmful and infectious substances

Class 8 – Corrosives (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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