ADR Tanker


Course Background:

This course is essential for drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods. These drivers have a huge responsibility therefore they must have extensive skills and knowledge to perform all operations legally and in accordance with the strict safety standards required.

Course Content:

  • Flammable gas
  • Non-Flammable compressed gas
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Flammable substances
  • Spontaneous combustible substances
  • Dangerous when wet
  • Oxidising agents
  • Organic peroxides
  • Toxic substances
  • Infectious substances
  • Corrosive substances
  • Miscellaneous substances

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  • Understand the risks involved in transporting dangerous goods
  • Carry out risk assessment checks on vehicles
  • Understand how to minimise risks
  • Deal with any accident which may occur
  • Understand the technical developments of vehicles
  • Drive a dangerous goods vehicle in a safe and environmentally safe manor

This Course is Designed For:

All personnel responsible for transporting dangerous goods

Training Methodology:

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

What to Bring to the Course:

While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own.

Duration of the Course:

3 days


A maximum of 12 per course


Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Upcoming Courses:

ADR Tanker public course TBC.

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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