Are you a non-profit organisation, a training centre or an educational institute wanting to provide basic or specialised training courses for ADR drivers?
In Wallonia, you must be approved by the ADR-ADN unit of the SPW Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment (SPW ARNE).
This mandatory certification authorises you to provide one or more initial or refresher ADR training courses.
BASIC AND SPECIALISED TRAINING
As a training centre, you can apply to the ADR-ADN Unit for certification to conduct the following training courses:
- Category I training: basic training, valid for package and bulk transport (containers, skips)
- Category II training: specialisation in tanker transport
- Category IV training: specialisation in the transport of liquid fuels
FOR WHICH DANGEROUS GOODS?
All except those in classes 1 (explosive materials and objects) and 7 (radioactive materials).
Contact the FPS Economy (see "Useful links") to obtain certification for class 1 (category III training).
TO OBTAIN YOUR CERTIFICATION
- Make sure you respect the different obligations (see "Conditions")
- Consult the detailed step-by-step procedure
TIME DURATION AND COST
The validity period of the certification is not limited in time.
The certification application costs €1,000. The annual fee is €250. A fee of €125 will be charged if you want to change your certification.
As soon as our services have certified your organisation, you can provide training courses for ADR drivers.
These courses must be announced to the ADR-ADN unit of the SPW ARNE one month in advance so that the unit can check them.
- Training centre established by a competent authority
- Educational institute established or approved by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation
TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATION
You must be one of the following:
- a private organisation created as a non-profit association (asbl)
- a training centre created by a competent authority
- an educational institute established or approved by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation
- an official professional association
Adequate premises and equipment
You must have adequate infrastructure, including premises and grounds, as well as the necessary teaching materials to provide the courses for which certification is sought to groups of at least ten people.
Profiles of trainers
The trainer(s) must:
- hold a valid training certificate covering at least the category of training (I, II and/or IV) for which the training is given,
- have the necessary expertise
The trainer(s) providing practical training in first aid and incident/accident response must:
- be at least 21 years old
- have a clean criminal record
- hold a valid European First Aid Certificate or another diploma that is at least equivalent
TO MAINTAIN CERTIFICATION
You must meet the following conditions after you receive your certification to ensure it is not withdrawn or suspended:
- accept no more than 30 applicants per cycle
- provide courses for which certification has been obtained exclusively on Belgian territory
- inform the ADR-ADN unit of the SPW ARNE, at least one month in advance, of the date, place and language of the courses
- keep an annual register in which the following information is recorded by serial number: the identity of the registered candidates, the date of registration, the dates of the lessons given, with the presence or absence of the candidates mentioned without gaps (a column must also be reserved for any observations)
- keep this data for at least six years
- Appendix 1 - Course premises and grounds used for training and individual practical firefighting exercises (only available in French)
- Appendix 2 - List of names of the persons providing the training (only available in French)
- Appendix 3 - Available first aid training materials and the incident/accident response procedures (only available in French)
- Appendix 4 - Training programmes (only available in French)
- Appendix 5 - Registration fees charged to participants (only available in French)