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PROGRAM TO PASS THE EXAM FOR DIRECTORS AND MANIPULATORS OF DANGEROUS GOODS ADR

Trainings are developed under programs of IRU Academy and based on the Administrative Instructions MTC, no. 2005/3 and 2006/11

TRAINING PROGRAMS ARE BASED ON:

- European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) Volume I and II.

- Law 2004/6 on Transport of Dangerous Goods.

- IRU Academy programs, for ADR Course for drivers transporting dangerous goods packed and not packed.

PURPOSE OF THE TRAINING

Training courses based on IRU Academy programs, is adapted to the practical needs of road transport companies and their drivers, preparing them for the increasingly required market in accordance with

regulations. All materials are updated with the latest version of the ADR Agreement.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION OF THE COURSE

- Paper of application;

- Photocopy of identity card or passport;

- Photocopy of driver's license for relevant category;

- Payment form (for attending the course);

- Receipts in account of Ministry of Infrastructure (for the exam).

DURATION OF COURSES

- Beginners course contains 18 lessons;

- Special Course for transport by cistern contains 12 lessons;

- Special course for carriage of substances and articles as Class 1, includes 8 lessons;

- Special Course for the transport of radioactive material as Class 7, includes 8 lessons;

- The course contains 8 additional hours of training.

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF LEARNING - EXAMS

All candidates who successfully complete lectures from theoretical part and exercises from practical part for transport and handling of dangerous goods, will take examination in front of a professional committee from the Ministry of Infrastructure.

Only people over 18 years old are allowed to work with hazardous substances and who are professionally qualified.

Only people over 21 years old are permitted to transport dangerous goods and substances, and only if they have driving license for appropriate categories and courses - professional exams.

CLASSIFICATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS

Dangerous goods according to ADR are classified as follows:

Class 1: Explosive substances and articles;

Class 2: Gases;

Class 3: Flammable liquid substances;

Class 4.1: Flammable solid substances, self reactive substances and insensitive solid explosive;

Class 4.2: Substances that can self-ignite;

Class 4.3: Substances which in contact with water create flammable gases;

Class 5.1: Oxidizing substances;

Class 5.2: Organic peroxides;

Class 6.1: Toxic substances;

Class 6.2: Infectious Substances;

Class 7: Radioactive substances;

Class 8: Corrosive substances;

Class 9: Substances and other dangerous goods.

TYPES OF COURSES

- Beginner course;

- Special Course for transport by cistern;

- Special course for carriage of substances and articles of Class 1;

- Special Course for the transport of radioactive material of Class 7;

- Additional course.

PEOPLE INVOLVED IN TRANSPORT OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

- Drivers;

- People who participate in preparation of transport (leaders-managers in charge of receiving and forwarding of cargo);

- People employed in enterprises for transporting freight-forwarding agencies;

- People who transport their vehicles are directly involved in loading and unloading of goods;

- People working in hazardous materials handling and technology process;

- People who direct use of hazardous materials in their daily work;

- People who perform horizontal and vertical transport of dangerous goods (self-propelled trucks, cranes, hand and hydraulic pruner, carts and other equipment).

WHAT AFTER PASSING THE EXAM

- A candidate who passes the examination for driver of  vehicle for dangerous goods, gets the ADR certificate, while a candidate who is trained to manipulate with dangerous goods gets certificate for handling dangerous goods;

- Certificate for driver of vehicle for dangerous goods and verification for handling dangerous goods is issued in official languages of Kosovo and have validity for  5 years;

- After expiry of validity of the certificate for managing dangerous goods and verification for manipulative holders of dangerous goods holders must take the training course to refresh the proof of ability;

- Ministry of Infrastructure will organize professional examination to continue these documents;

- Ministry of Infrastructure for continuation of these documents may release candidate by providing professional examination if the applicant proves that from the time of taking the certificate or verification he/she has been working continuously for more than half of the working hours of dangerous goods transport;

- Certificate of fulfillment of the conditions of paragraph 2 of this Article, is issued by the company or legal person, which shows that the candidate has been employed for the last five (5) years.