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ADR/HAZCHEM Initial & Refresher course dates for march 2018

Mon 11th - Fri 15th June         5 Day Initial Basic & Tanks
Mon 11th - Wed 13th June      3 Day Initial Basic Only
Wed 13th & Thurs 14th June   2 Day Refresher Basic & Tanks
Wed 13th  June                        1 Day refresher Basic only

You can sit your refresher ADR as long as your cert is due to expire within a year of the course                               TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE CALL NOW ON 044 9345740   

The Course covers the essential requirements for those wishing to transport dangerous goods by road (ADR). European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road.

Drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods must hold a Driver Training Certificate issued by the competent authority or by an organisation recognised by that authority (CILT) stating that they have participated in a training course and passed an examination on the particular requirements that have to be met during carriage of dangerous goods.

Drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods must attend a basic training course. Training is be given in the form of a course approved by the competent authority.

At ADTA we excel ourselves on the quality and value that we deliver in all our training. We have fully qualified instructors and top class venues available.

We get most of our business from word of mouth, referrals and customer satisfaction are key to our business success.

Course durationTraining is be given in the form of a course approved by the competent authority, Health & Safety Authority (HSA)

Course Content

Day 1: General Core Requirements
Day 2: Chemical Classes / First Aid / Fire equipment
Day 3: Package requirements
Day 4 / Day 5: Tanker Specialisation 

Participants are required to complete a practical examination.

Full Details of exam dates are available from

There are four exams per month in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Letterkenny.

On completion of your course, applications for exams and certificates should be submitted to: 
C.I.L.T., Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Exam Administration Unit. 

Each examination paper consists of 36 multiple -choice questions (English language only) in 3 sections of 12 questions each.

Candidates must attain an overall pass-mark of 24 or higher to pass the exam and must achieve at least 8 out of 12 in each section of the exam. 

Candidates taking both the Basic and Tanker papers at one sitting must pass the Basic exam before the Tanks specialisation exam can be awarded i.e. failing the Basic and passing the Tanks exam will not qualify for a certificate; however a pass result in the Tanks exam is held in credit for a limited time until the basic exam is passed.

Time-frame for sitting the Exam after Training
Candidates who have attended an approved course must sit the associated examination within 6 months of their course.

A candidate attending a refresher course must sit and pass the associated examinations before the expiry date on their current certificate. Otherwise, after that date a candidate for examination must attend a full initial Basic (3 day) and/or Basic / Tanker (5 day) course before being allowed to sit the examination again.

Full certification on successfully completing your exam will be issued by the HSA & CILT in the new format of the Driver Training Certificate.

Course will be held here in our Training Centre, 2nd Floor Cusack House, and Castle Street Mullingar and are number dependant.