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Hazard Awareness - Small Quantities, Limited Quantities and Excepted Quantities

A one day course for anyone who is involved in the carriage of dangerous goods.  

The regulations require any involved in transporting dangerous goods to receive training appropriate to their responsibilities and duties.


This covers such people as Carriers, Consignors, Loaders, Freight Forwarders, Shipping Agencies and Drivers not covered by the ADR certificate driver training requirements.

The training must be documented and periodically refreshed to take account of changes in the regulations.

Drivers of vehicles carrying quantities under:

  • the load threshold
  • limited quantites
  • excepted quantities

are also included in this requirement. 

Previously there were exemptions for some of these loads but these have now gone with regulation changes.

ADR – Carriage of Radioactives

Corridans are one of the few training companies qualified to offer explosive training courses and truly qualified in the advice of this transport.  Please see course pages on:Radioactive label

  • Consultancy advice
  • ADR related products

This course is a 2.5 Day course suitable for drivers wishing to carry class 7 Radioactives.

Who should attend:

Both initial and refresher candidate (those with 6 or more weeks left on their licence) can attend this course.

Benefits of Attending:

Qualifies a driver to carry dangerous goods legally and in compliance of the regulations (upon passing of the examinations)

Course content

  • Core module – concerning the safe transport of goods according to the regulations
  • Class 1 - Explosive

Upon successfully passing the exams set by SQA a vocational certificate is issued by them that is valid for 5 years.  Refresher training is then required to extend this period.

For dates and booking form please see our course dates page (link in the top right).

ADR – Carriage of Dangerous Goods Tanks Addition

This course is a 1.5 Day course suitable for drivers wishing to carry dangerous goods in Packages or Tank vehicles

Who should attend:

Both initial and refresher candidate (those with 6 or more weeks left on their licence) can attend this course.

Drivers only wishing to count this as part of their driver cpc can also attend for 1 days and not sit the examinations.

Benefits of Attending:

Qualifies a driver to carry dangerous goods legally and in compliance of the regulations (upon passing of the examinations)

Can count as 7 Hours Driver CPC

Course content

  • Tank module – How to transport goods according to the type of transport

Upon successfully passing the exams set by SQA a vocational certificate is issued by them that is valid for 5 years.  Refresher training is then required to extend this period.

For dates and booking form please see our course dates page (link in the top right).

ADR – Carriage of Explosives

Corridans are one of the few training companies qualified to offer explosive training courses and truly qualified in the advice of this transport.  Please see course pages on:

This course is a 2.5 Day course suitable for drivers wishing to carry class 1 explosives

Who should attend:

Both initial and refresher candidate (those with 6 or more weeks left on their licence) can attend this course.

Benefits of Attending:

Qualifies a driver to carry dangerous goods legally and in compliance of the regulations (upon passing of the examinations)

Course content

  • Core module – concerning the safe transport of goods according to the regulations
  • Class 1 - Explosive

Upon successfully passing the exams set by SQA a vocational certificate is issued by them that is valid for 5 years.  Refresher training is then required to extend this period.

For dates and booking form please see our course dates page (link in the top right).

ADR – Carriage of Dangerous Goods in Packages and Tanks

This course is a 5 Day course suitable for drivers wishing to carry dangerous goods in Packages or Tank vehicles

Who should attend:

Both initial and refresher candidate (those with 6 or more weeks left on their licence) can attend this course.

Drivers only wishing to count this as part of their driver cpc can also attend for 4 days and not sit the examinations.

Benefits of Attending:

Qualifies a driver to carry dangerous goods legally and in compliance of the regulations (upon passing of the examinations)

Can count as 28 Hours Driver CPC

Course content

  • Core module – concerning the safe transport of goods according to the regulations
  • Package or Bulk module – How to transport goods according to the type of transport
  • Class 2 - Gasses
  • Class 3 - Flammable Liquids
  • Class 4 - Flammable Substances
  • Class 5 - Oxidising Agents & Organic Peroxides
  • Class 6 - Toxic and Infectious Substances
  • Class8 - Corrosives
  • Class 9 - Miscellaneous

Upon successfully passing the exams set by SQA a vocational certificate is issued by them that is valid for 5 years.  Refresher training is then required to extend this period.

For dates and booking form please see our course dates page (link in the top right).