ADR Driver Training

ADR Driver Training

Gain or refresh specialist Skills & Knowledge

Understand specific health & safety issues with transporting and keeping dangerous goods safely.  Theory and practical training covers most types of loads, includes basic first aid and fire training, course briefing notes, post-course support material.

Successful candidates receive ADR certificate & ID from SQA to carry dangerous and hazardous materials for 5 years.
ADR renewal can be in the final year before expiry with a short re-certification course to re-qualify for a further 5 years.

CoreBasic syllabus for carrying any class of dangerous goods in Road tankers, tank containers, packages, drums, cylinders and loose in bulk

Tanks: For carrying any class of dangerous goods, in road tankers or other tanker containers

Packages & Loose in BulkFor carrying any class of dangerous goods in (sacks, drums, cylinders, cartons) and loose in bulk (skips, tipper or dust cart bodies etc)


Class 2Gases; compressed, liquefied, dissolved under pressure or refrigerated
Class 3: Flammable liquids
Class 4: Flammable solids, substances liable to spontaneous combustion
Class 5: Oxidising substances and organic peroxides
Class 6: Toxic, harmful and infectious substances
Class 8Corrosives - 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

Optional Extra: Class 1 Explosives and/or Class 7 Radioactive - see below

ADR training can count towards Driver CPC
On-line Exams on last day the course

FULL COURSE  PACKAGE our most popular option
Core, Packages, Tanks & 7 Common Classes - 5 day course, Monday to Friday - £840

COURSE without Tanks PACKAGE
Core, Packages & 7 Common Classes - 4 day course, Monday to Thursday - £700

Core, Packages, Tanks & Class 3 - 4 day course, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri - £680

Core, Packages & Class 6 - 3 day course, Monday to Wednesday - £480

Core, Packages & Class 9 - 2 day course, Monday to Tuesday - £480

Core, Packages & Class 2 - 3 day course, Monday to Wednesday - £480.

Optional top-up Class 7 Radio Active, one extra day at additional cost of £500.
Optional top-up Class 1 Explosives, one extra day at additional cost of £500.

Courses held in Borehamwood (Near Watford)
7am Registration for 7.30am Classroom start, 
Training Monday to Friday

Next Available Monday Start Dates for 2024


Prices include VAT & Exam Fees

Get Driver CPC Periodic Training hours, at the same time, when on ADR training. 
While attending for your ADR training, you can get CPC hours as well.

  • Self-claim FREE 7 hours  or   14 hours - We'll show you how to do this when you're on training.

  • As well as FREE Self Claim hours, You can ADD Top-Up Days for more CPC hours:
    Self claim 14 hours and ADD 1 day (7 hours) extra at £26.75 payable to Wallace for a Total is 21 CPC hours 
    Self claim 14 hours and ADD 2 days (14 hours) extra at £53.50 payable to Wallace for a Total is 28 CPC hours

  • However, if you need all 35 hours
    Then choose, 14 hours FREE self claim days, add two Top-Up Days (at £53.50 as above) giving you 28 hours and ADD one extra day - 7hours (a third day top-up) Driver CPC to give you all 35 hours.

    • For whole 35hrs, adding to your 5 day ADR course, with 1 day On-Line Remote Training, making 6 days in total is extra £122.25
    • For whole 35hrs, adding to your 5 day ADR Course, with 1 day Classroom - Face-to-Face Training, making 6 days in total is extra £133.50

Methods of Payment:
We accept debit cards, BACS payment and personal credit cards. We do not accept Company/Commercial Credit Cards.
Corporate Clients seeking account facilities must complete an Account Opening Form before bookings can be arranged.
SQA training and exams are delivered on behalf of Wallace by Smith System EMEA Ltd, SQA Training Provider Number 1160
AC18 Cards are no longer accepted for ADR bookings as at 31/12/21.

How do I start?

Call 020 8453 3440
Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

Click HERE for ADR FAQ's


Our SQA approved trainers use their industry experience to train professional drivers in the transport of dangerous goods by road.
We provide ADR Initial training, as well as ADR Refresher courses at your premises for the following.

CORE = 25 questions - minimum pass of 18
TANKS = 20 questions - minimum pass of 14
PACKAGES = 15 questions - minimum pass of 11
CLASSES 2, 3, 6 & 8 (Paper 14) = 36 questions minimum pass of 25
CLASSES 4, 5 & 9 (Paper 15) = 24 questions - minimum pass of 17
CLASSES 1 & 8 COMMON CHARACTERISTICS (PAPER 13) = 20 questions - minimum pass of 1

Multiple Choice Exam Options can also be delivered from your premises. 
Choose On-line for instant results.
Paper Exam results around 4-6 weeks

Training is available across London and around the M25. Current HGV/LGV venues:

Battersea, Bedford, Croydon, Dartford, Enfield, Harlow (Brentwood), Heathrow, High Wycombe, Guildford, London / Park Royal, Luton, Oxford, Reading, Slough, Watford and Wembley