Transporting Hazardous Goods by Road
Training drivers in moving dangerous items safely and complying with The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009
Freightsafe Ltd is approved by the Department for Transport (DfT)and the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) for the training of drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods. (Approval No. N205)
All drivers carrying dangerous goods within the scope of The Carriage of Dangerous Goods Regulations require a Vocational Training Certificate (VTC) issued by Scottish Qualifications Authority. The VTC is issued once a driver has satisfactorily completed an approved course.
Initial courses may be taken upon obtaining a full UK driving licence. Refresher courses may be taken 12 months prior to the expiry of a current certificate but not within the last 6 weeks.
The training provided by Freightsafe is backed by over 25 year's experience. This includes the analysis, handling and classification of a broad range of dangerous goods and products including hazardous and special wastes.
Typical Freightsafe ADR course timetable (69Kb PDF)