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Transport Training & Logistics

Transport Training & Logistics

BTS can offer training on:

  • Driver CPC
  • ADR (Carriage of Dangerous Good By Road)

  • PDP (Petroleum Driver Passport

Driver CPC

This section is still under construction.

ADR (Carriage of Dangerous Good By Road)

Duration: 3 – 5 days (3 for refresher, 4 without tanks, 5 with tanks)

Course Overview – Key areas covered:

  • Knowledge and skills necessary for a driver in their core operational duties 
  • Practical application of specific health and safety techniques
  • Preventative and safety measures appropriate to the various types of hazards in Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
  • Specialist knowledge and skills necessary for drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods in packages and/or bulk
  • The specialist knowledge and skills necessary for drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods in fixed tanks or demountable tanks with a capacity exceeding 1m3, drivers of battery-vehicles with a total capacity exceeding 1m3 and drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods in tank containers, portable tanks or MEGCs with an individual capacity exceeding 3m3 on a transport unit

Who should attend
Drivers of vehicles containing dangerous goods, based on the training requirements drawn up by the UK legislation and International agreements.

Assessment of Training
Multiple-choice question papers for each module taken.

Pre training requirements

On completion of the required component parts of ADR training, a photo card license will be issued displaying your entitlement for the carriage of dangerous goods.

Courses are held on a regular basis, please contact us for dates.

Driver CPC
Delegates are able to claim up to 21 hours when attending the ADR course. To find out more on Driver CPC, click here.

PDP (Petroleum Driver Passport

Course Overview

The Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) is an industry initiative backed by government to ensure all tanker drivers in the UK are trained and assessed to a consistent, high standard.

The Petroleum Fuel Tanker Driver: Industry Training Standard is comprised of five Learning Outcomes:

  • 1 Be able to prepare to deliver petroleum products by road tanker.
  • 2 Be able to load petroleum products into road tankers.
  • 3 Be able to drive petroleum product road tankers.
  • 4 Be able to offload petroleum products.
  • 5 Be able to deliver petroleum products by road tanker — industry sub-sector requirements.

Who should attend
The PDP scheme applies to drivers who load, transport and off-load the following products:

  • UN 1202 — Gas oil or diesel fuel or heating oil, light
  • UN 1203 — Gasoline or petrol or motor spirit
  • UN 1223 — Kerosene
  • UN 1863 — Fuel, aviation, turbine engines

Assessment of Training
Multiple-choice question paper.

Pre training requirements
Drivers will need an existing ADR as PDP has been designed to sit alongside existing tanker driver regulations.
On completion of the PDP drivers will be issued with a PDP valid for 5 years.Courses are scheduled as and when required, please contact us for more information.

Training Location
We deliver the course at both of our offices, Barry & Baglan, Port Talbot. We are also licensed to deliver the training at customers’ sites & have travelled around the United Kingdom & Europe to deliver this training.

How to Book
If you would like to book a place on one of the above courses and you meet the required criteria you can Contact Us through the number at the top of the page, fill in the enquiry form on this page:

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