Ideal Driver Training

Driver CPC Training and ADR courses in Taunton, Somerset.

Ideal Driver Training specialise in Driver CPC, ADR (Hazchem), First Aid , Manual Handling & Health & Safety courses in Taunton, Somerset and serves the whole of the South West!  Please click here for course dates or use the dates TAB at the top!

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The 35 hours of training must take place in 5-yearly cycles consistent with Driver CPC renewal. This must continue until such time as the person no longer wishes to drive category C or D vehicles professionally.


The driver has the flexibility as to how they take the training. It can be completed in 5 7-hour training sessions taken individually at any time within the 5 year period. Or, the 35 hours could be completed in one course completed over 5 days in one week. As long as the full 35 hours are completed in 5 years this is up to the individual.


Further details are available on the DSA training leaflet.

Where does the training take place?

If you are booking as an individual then the training will take place at our premises in our environmentally controlled lecture room. Driver  training courses run Monday-Sunday 08.00 - 16.00 with breaks for lunch and coffee. Courses are a maximum of 9 people at our site. All course material will be provided and no minimum  numbers are required for a course to run. We run courses most days including weekends! At no extra cost!!


If you are a company or a group wishing to book a course then this can take place at our premises, your site or alternatively a centre arranged by you. Off site facilities must be suitable to be used for training and refreshments will be the responsibility of the company or group placing the booking. A maximum size of 20 people for off site bookings.

We travel as far as Exeter, Bristol, South Wales, Dorset, Cornwall, North Devon, all of Somerset and many more…..

What else do I need to know?

When attending a course you will need to dress comfortably and bring along with you all parts of your driving licence.


We will provide all books, paper, pens and learning materials.


If you are renewing a qualification you will need to bring along your current qualification card or certificate.




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Ideal  Driver Training, First Floor 14/15 Paul St, Taunton, TA1 3PF. 01823 322000 e:info@idealdrivertraining.co.uk

Driver CPC, ADR and First Aid training courses in Taunton, Somerset.

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ADR training.

ADR training is a legal requirement for drivers of vehicle carrying hazardous goods. Depending on the goods being carried the training can be anywhere from three to five days with exams at the end.


Once an ADR certificate has been attained this must be renewed every five years to remain valid.


We offer training for both Package and Tank vehicles in classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9.