Professional drivers are required by law to hold an ADR licence in order to transport hazardous or potentially hazardous goods in the European Union.
The ADR licence is split into different classes, the passing of these classes enable the different types of materials to be carried.
ADR Tankers provide the candidates with a good understanding on the specific additional provisions and regulations applicable to the use of tankers and tank containers.
Learners who undertake an ADR course with Mantra can opt to gain two qualifications for the price of one. Firstly gaining their ADR licence whilst at the same time learners will gain 21 hours towards their Driver CPC.
On successful completion candidates will receive their ADR licence directly from SQA.
The course covers how to effectively deal and/or identify gases, flammable liquids, toxics, flammable solids and other various substances. As outlined by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) the minimum requirement to achieve an ADR licence is that candidates must pass the following modules; Core, Packages or Tankers and 1 of the 7 classes. Please see course information sheet for the full list of units.
Class 2 - Gases
Class 3 - Flammable liquids
Class 4 - Flammable solids
Class 5 - Oxidising substances and organic peroxides
Class 6 - Toxic and infectious substances
Class 8 - Corrosives substances
Class 9 - Miscellaneous substances
Examinations on each module are held at the end of the course. The examinations are multiple choice and the 4 hour sessions is held in exam conditions.
Learners can progress to:
Success rate: 98%
Aimed at: The course is designed for drivers, warehouse personnel and other personnel who will be in direct contact with hazardous substances
Length of qualification: ADR core modules, packages, 7 classes - 3.5 days / ADR core modules, tankers, 7 classes - 5 days
Employer commitment: Study time/access for training and development
Freephone: 0800 389 5283
Course Information Sheet for Employers