Dulson Training

ADR Training 

Course Information

We offer accredited ADR courses at our training and exam sites in Shropshire and Wrexham, or at your premises nationwide. We use electronic exams for immediate test results. 

We offer bespoke and flexible weekend, evening and weekday ADR courses. Costs include training, exams, handouts, certificates, CPC upload and VAT. We offer finance payment plans to spread the costs of your training, T&C's apply and a deposit. 

We hold regular courses for gaining the full ADR qualification or to refresh the qualification. If you require a bespoke course with certain classes only we will provide a bespoke course to meet your needs. 

Popular standard courses are listed below:

  • 4 Day Course - Core / Packs / 7 Classes / Without Tanks 

Our Initial Course packages, including 7 classes (Classes, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9) – (Training can be restricted to one class if required) suitable for drivers who are carrying hazardous substances in drums, sacks, cylinders, etc. and can include 21 hours Driver CPC.

  • 5 Day Course - Core / Packs / 7 Classes / With Tanks 

Our  Initial Course as above plus Tanks for drivers who require additional training classes can 'top up' their packages course with a day tanker module, which will then equate to a 5 day full combined Initial Course with 28 hours Driver CPC.

  • 2 Day Refresher Course Without Tanks  

We offer a 2 day ADR refresher courses for drivers who hold a valid ADR Certificate and need to renew their original modules. You must have at least 6 weeks left on your current ADR licence on the last day of your course attendance. With 7 hours Driver CPC.

  • 3 Day Refresher Course With Tanks 

We offer 3 day ADR refresher courses for drivers who hold a valid ADR Certificate and need to renew their original modules plus tanks. You must have at least 6 weeks left on your current ADR licence on the last day of your course attendance. With 7 hours Driver CPC.

In order to obtain your ADR Vocational Training Certificate (VTC) you must attain the following minimum qualification:

CORE + PACKAGES or TANKS + at least ONE CLASS
Once obtained, additional classes can be added at a later date if required.

  • Core Module (which is the basic, compulsory, part of the course, and is applicable to both Tankers and Packages)
  • Packages or Tanker Module (or both)
  • Then at least one class specific to the type of dangerous goods carried. The optional modules currently available are:
      • Class 1 - Explosives
      • Class 2 - Gas
      • Class 3 - Flammable liquids
      • Class 4 - Flammable solids
      • Class 5 - Oxidisers and organic peroxides
      • Class 6 - Toxic and infectious substances
      • Class 7 - Radioactives
      • Class 8 - Corrosives
      • Class 9 - Miscellaneous

Both packages and tanker modules are approved by the Department for Transport, all certificates are processed via Scottish Qualifications Authority with multiple choice examinations. Candidates require this certification to carry hazardous goods by road in packages or tankers. A minimum of 6 weeks (ideally 8 weeks) should be allowed for the issue of the certificate by the DVLA. As you may be aware part of the ADR training may be counted towards the Driver CPC.

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ADR Training Shrewsbury and Telford

Our next courses in Roden, Shropshire are:



  • 9/10/11/12/13th November 2020
  • 7/8/9/10/11th December 2020
  • 11/12/13/14/15th January 2021
  • 15/16/17/18/19th February 2021
  • 15/16/17/18/19th March 2021
  • 12/13/14/15/16th April 2021

We can arrange other course dates on weekdays and weekends that fit around your requirements. 

License Requirements

  • If you hold a current ADR you must have atleast 6 weeks until it expires when arranging refresher course.

Who should train? Why should I train?

Almost all drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods must have an ADR training certificate.

Part of the ADR training can be counted towards the Driver CPC periodic training - up to 28 hours (4 modules) of the Initial Course and seven hours (1 module) of the Refresher Course.

The Process

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Contact us to discuss your ADR requirements.

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Choose to train at your location or our professional training sites.

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Select your dates.

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Choose your preferred payment option.

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What does the training include?

Free Training

Training and preparation for the exams.

Free Training

Electronic Exams.

Free Training

Qualification and Certificates.

Free Training

Optional Driver CPC hours can be uploaded (up to 28 hours).