ADR Basic Refresher



Course Background:

This course is essential for anyone who’s current ADR tanker certificate is expiring soon and wishes to extend it for a further 5 years.

Course Content:

  • Environmental protection
  • Correct tunnel procedure
  • Dangerous goods regulation
  • Dangerous wastes
  • Emergencies and fires
  • Loading, stowage and unloading
  • Application of regulations
  • Approval of packaging
  • Markings, packaging and packages
  • IMDG code marking
  • Accidental escape
  • Containment
  • Secondary hazards
  • Reactive nature of chemicals
  • Physical properties of loads
  • Approval, inspection, testing
  • Ignition sources and dangers
  • Technical terms
  • Vehicle Equipment
  • IMDG Code Markings for Tanks
  • Loading and discharging rules
  • Journey routes
  • LPG, Butane, Propane
  • Static electricity
  • Dangerous wastes

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will refresh the skills and knowledge they need to safely transport dangerous chemicals substances in tank carrying vehicles such as road tankers, tank containers or demountable tanks.

This Course is Designed For:

Anyone who has previously completed the ADR tanker course and wishes to refresh their knowledge of hazardous chemicals

Training Methodology:

This course is classroom based and it is highly interactive with role-playing playing and practical exercises to reinforce the participants understanding and learning.

What to Bring to the Course:

There are no requirements for this course.

Duration of the Course:

2 days


A maximum of 10 per course


Upon successful completion of this exam participants will receive a hazardous chemicals ADR tanker certificate.

Please Note:

Samson Training provide ADR training in conjunction with the Irish School of Motoring, the trainer is John Lennon, who is listed as a HSA approved trainer.

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