Adr Training

dangerous goodsADR Training Certificate is required for any driver who operates a vehicle used for transporting dangerous goods by road throughout Ireland and the EU. The ADR/Hazardous Chemical Training Course covers the regulations and safety procedures relating to the carriage of dangerous goods by road in packages, IBCs, Bulk and Tanks.

Our Trainer, Mr John Lennon is one of only 7 Training Providers in Ireland approved by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) to provide ADR (Hazardous Chemical) Driver Training.

Our ADR Courses are currently operating from our Head Training Centre in Dublin, Cork and Galway. Please contact Eric Hanlon at 01 864 1790 for further information on exact locations.

Following completion of the ADR Course (and a minimum of a 2 week interval), you will be examined by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Please note that 2 passport photos are required for your exam application.

If you have any queries or book a suitable date, please do not hesitate to contact Eric Hanlon at 01 864 1790. Alternatively, please email us with your query at and we’ll be straight back on to you.

HazChem Courses and Prices


Drivers transporting dangerous goods in packages, drums or IBCs in vans, curtain side trucks,  HGV’s, box vans or freight containers are required to attend a 3-day Initial Basic (Packages) Course and pass the HSA Initial Basic exam.

3 Day Course now €350.00


Drivers transporting hazardous substances in tank carrying vehicles (e.g. road tankers, tank containers, demountable tanks etc.) are required to attend the 3-day Initial Basic course and an additional 2-day Tanker Course and pass both the HSA Initial Basic exam and the Tanker exam.

5 Day Course now €600.00 (special offer)


The Hazardous Chemical (ADR) Basic Training Certificate is valid for 5 years. To extend the Basic (Packages) Certificate, a driver is required to attend a Basic (Packages) Refresher course and pass the HSA Basic exam before the certificate expires.

1 Day Course now €200.00


The Hazardous Chemical (ADR) Tanker Training Certificate is valid for 5 years. To extend the Tanker Certificate, a driver is required to attend a Basic (Packages) and Tanker Refresher course and pass the HSA Basic and Tanker exams before the certificate expires.

2 Day Course now €300.00

ISM will re-train students free of charge on the next available course, subject to the following terms and conditions :-

  • Offer applies to all ADR Driver Training courses only
  • Each Trainees will need to apply for their own exam with CILT.
  • Offer valid for next available ADR Course following completion of original course


If you are interested in finding out more about the above Course, or to schedule times and dates that suit you, call us at (Nationwide Call-Save) 1850 530 430 or (Dublin Office) 01 8641790 or (Cork Office) 021 4226688.

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