CVR Test Operator/Tester Training

New CVR Test Operator and CVR Tester applicants will be required to undergo training relevant to their authorisation. Here you will find further information on these training requirements.

Training requirements for new CVR Test Operators & CVR Testers.

Any CVR Test Operator or CVR Tester applying for a new authorisation will be required to undergo initial training which will include:

Course​ Duration
Initial HCV Training Course ​for CVR Testers 10 Days​
Initial ​LCV Training Course for CVR Testers ​7 Days*
Initial Combined HCV & LCV Training Course for CVR Testers ​ 12 Days​
​Initial ADR Training Course for CVR Testers ​4 Days
​Initial Tractor Testing Training Course for CVR Testers  4 Days​
Initial CVR Test Operator Training Course ​ 2 Days ​

* Course duration has been reduced from 8 to 7 days.  

Training requirements following authorisation as CVR Test Operator & CVR Testers.

Following initial authorisation existing CVR Test Operators and CVR Testers will be required to complete Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training. The training will consist of a mix of practical and theoretical learning and will include:-  

​Course Duration​
​HCV CPD Training course for CVR Testers 1 day per year
LCV CPD Training course for CVR Testers 1/2 day per year
ADR CPD Training course for CVR Testers 1 day every second year

Corrective training may be required for CVR Test Operators and CVR Testers who do not obtain satisfactory marks in mandatory training courses or whose testing performance is found to fall below required standards during supervision.

Who provides the training?

Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) has been awarded the training concession contract by the RSA to deliver this training. It is intended that the training will be run on a number of different dates during the year at different locations around the country. All fees will be paid directly to TUS. Please contact the TUS for further information.

What are the training fees?

The training fees per attendee are as follows.

Training Course ​ ​Fee
HCV CPD Training Course for CVR Testers ​ ​€350
LCV CPD Training Course for CVR Testers ​ ​€205
​ADR CPD Training Course for CVR Testers ​€350
​Corrective Training Course for CVR Testers ​€1,270
​Initial HCV Training Course for CVR Testers ​€1,695
​Initial LCV Training Course for CVR Testers ​€1,385
​Initial Combined HCV & LCV Training Course for CVR Testers ​€2,020
Initial ADR Training Course for CVR Testers ​ ​€1,010
Initial Tractor Testing Training ​Course for CVR Testers ​€1,335
​Initial CVR Test Operator Training Course ​€400


All fees will be paid directly to Technological University of the Shannon (TUS)

Further information

Queries in relation to course dates and times should be directed to the Technological University of the Shannon (TUS).
 
Pamela Coyne,
RSA Course Coordinator,
Technological University of the Shannon (TUS),

East Campus,  
Dublin Road ​​
Co. Westmeath
Tel 090 648 3032
Email: pamela.coyne@tus.ie
 
Should you have any further queries please contact us on :

Road Safety Authority,

CVR Authorisations Section.
Clonfert House,
Bride St
Loughrea
Co.Galway
H63 ET93
Tel 091 872 600

email: cvrauthorisations@rsa.ie

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