ADR Refresher

This course is for drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods who hold a Driver Training Certificate (DTC) that is due to expire. Refresher training and examination must be undertaken at least six weeks prior to the expiry date of the DTC. Drivers can, however, attend approved courses up to 12 months prior to the expiry date of the DTC and on successful completion, the new DTC will commence from the expiry date of the original certificate. FTA recommends that all drivers attend approved courses well in advance of the expiry date of the DTC.

ADR Refresher training qualifies for 7 hours Driver CPC.

Who should attend?

  • Drivers in-scope of ADR 

Benefits of attending

  • Satisfies legal responsibilities in respect of the carriage of dangerous goods

Course content

  • Refresher instruction on dangerous goods legislation
  • An update on practical elements of carrying dangerous goods
  • Updates on how to react in emergency situations


There is a formal exam for each module and drivers will take the relevant exam(s) for modules studied. On successful completion of the exam(s) the driver will receive their ADR DTC from the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA), the awarding body.

Course duration

 Up to 3 days.

 Maximum 20 delegates depending on facilities.

NEW – ADR Track and Train

Let us take the headache out of scheduling your ADR requirements. Simply present us with your drivers details, including ADR expiry dates and we’ll do the rest – contacting you when they are eligible to re-validate and notifying you of the next available course in your area.


This 3 day course includes Core, Packages and all classes (except class 1 and 7*). Price includes all exams and 7 hours DCPC.

 Member £414+VAT

 Non-members £517.50+VAT

 Price includes course materials, lunch and refreshments and a 7 hour Driver CPC upload worth £8.75.

 Exam fees are correct at time of publication but may be subject to change by SQA in 2016.

 Courses available on any of the UK islands, please contact us for details.

 Class 1 (Explosives) and Class 7 (Radioactives) on request.

Booking and information

This course is also available as an in-company option.  For more information please email or call 03717 11 22 22.

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