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Gaining your ADR licence is simple with HGV Training Network
SQA & JAUPT approved training sites across the UK
Help to find a job after passing with Blue Arrow
Immediate places available in facilities throughout the country
Exceptionally high pass rates
Intuitive online theory training
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Dreaming of a new fulfilling career? At HGV Training Network, we deliver a thorough ADR training programme to help you get your licence quickly. Our training courses equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to become a confident ADR driver.
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What is an ADR driver?
ADR drivers are professionals qualified to drive and deliver dangerous substances and goods.
You must hold an ADR Vocational Training Certificate to drive a goods vehicle carrying regulated hazardous substances.
To obtain an ADR Training Certificate, you must attend our Department of Transport-approved course and pass the relevant SQA Examinations.
What's included in our ADR training course?
The ADR Vocational Training Certificate includes the following sections:
- Core (required by all drivers) | Class 4 Flammable Solids
- Packaged Goods (needed by drivers carrying packaged goods) | Class 5 Oxidising
- Agents and Organic Peroxides
- Class 2 Gases | Class 6 Toxics
- Class 3 Flammable Liquids | Class 8 Corrosives | Class 9 Miscellaneous
Why pass with HGV Training Network?
Across Britain, there’s a significant demand for qualified ADR drivers with veteran drivers approaching retirement age. HGV Training Network equips you with the necessary skills to access rewarding driving roles with excellent job security.
You can earn your ADR licence in as little as 5 days under the guidance of experienced instructors with high pass rates.
Our passionate team will handle everything throughout the process, including organising training and test dates and helping you to find a role alongside our recruitment partners, Blue Arrow.
Payment and financing for ADR training
Don’t worry about training costs and loss of earnings with HGV Training Network
HGV Training Network is the only ADR training provider with multiple payment plans available to customers. Our Train Now and Pay Later flexible financing allows you to spread the fee over three years without any financial implications.
Low deposit of £40.00
19.9% APR – the lowest across ADR training providers
Fast and simple 5-minute application
Soft Search that won’t impact your credit score
Exceptional customer service and support
Among the highest approval rates across the field
Option to pay back your loan early
Frequently Asked Questions
Are ADR drivers in short supply in the UK?
Yes – there’s a growing need for qualified ADR drivers in Britain.
Continuous shortages of ADR drivers are down to the impending retirement of veteran drivers across the UK.
With more veteran drivers retiring every year and fewer new drivers to replace them, there are plenty of exciting roles available.
How will HGV Training Network help me to earn my first ADR driving job?
Our dedicated team will work alongside our established recruitment partner Blue Arrow to partner you with the most suitable vacancy.
Blue Arrow have experienced experts who pair newly qualified ADR drivers with their first jobs.
They’ll manage the formalities of your application, so you don’t have to.
What’s the average annual salary of an ADR driver?
After completing your ADR training course, you could earn an average salary of £40k, potentially increasing the more experienced you become.
Understandably, wages are usually subject to location, hours on the road, how dangerous your load is and distances driven.
What skills will I learn by completing the ADR training course?
You’ll learn many abilities that will enable you to become an expert and confident ADR driver.
The skills you’ll learn include:
- Safe handling of dangerous materials
- Awareness on safety procedures
- Knowledge of handling toxic and potentially harmful materials and liquids
Many of these capabilities are transferable and can be applied to other professionals driving.
Where can I carry out my ADR training?
HGVTN have multiple professional driving training facilities around the UK, so you’re sure to find a centre near you.
Simply select the area you’d prefer to complete your training at, and we’ll book you in.
Even if you’re relocating soon, you’re sure to find a training centre near you given the number of facilities we have spread across Britain.
Is ADR training expensive?
Our ADR training courses are very affordable, but fees are determined by how fast you learn.
You won’t pay as much if you require less tuition i.e. if you’re a fast learner or have experience driving large vehicles beforehand.
However, if you’re a beginner with no previous training, you’ll need more tuition.