Certified Handler - Toxic, Corrosive and Ecotoxic Substances


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Do you purchase, handle, sell, transport or dispose of class 6 toxic, class 8 corrosive or class 9 ecotoxic substances?

Do you need certified handler certification or to renew your certification for toxics, corrosives or ecotoxics?

This is the course for you!

This course can be completed online (use the add to basket button above) or by attending a public course or organising an onsite session for your staff (See below for information)

Online Registration:
Before registering please ensure you have read and understood our
training course general information, terms and conditions, then to book for online class, click the ADD TO BASKET button to book and pay for your course.

Onsite Courses:
We can come and deliver this training onsite at your premises. To inquire about onsite options for your company please register your interest

Public Courses - 09:00 to 16:00

  • 2020 course dates
    • 10 February
    • 15 April
    • 15 June
    • 10 August
    • 12 October
    • 10 December

A one day interactive technical course will provide you with the knowledge of an approved handler's responsibilities for class 6, 8, and 9 substances including for example pickling paste and hydrofluoric acid.

Obtain practical advice to assist in the use, storage, and disposal of toxics, corrosives, and ecotoxic substances in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 (HSW(HS)R).

QEC certification of handlers (class 6) does not include fumigants.

Who should attend:

  • Those seeking to be an certifited handler for class 6.1A and B substances with class 8, and 9 properties
  • Those seeking to renew their expired or current certified handler certificate (formerly approved handler)
  • Those interested in learning more about HSW(HS)R, HSWA, and HSNO

Learner Outcomes:
Successful completion of this course and assessment will allow a person to become an certified handler for class 6 substances under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations
Gain knowledge and experience in:

  • Regulatory responsibilities of a certified handler
  • Identification regulations
  • Emergency management
  • Controlled zones
  • Safe handling advice


To attain a certified handler compliance certificate you must be currently employed in a job involving work with hazardous substances.

Course Costs:
Online: $390.00 plus GST 
Public Course: $420.00 plus GST.

On Site: To inquire about onsite options for your company please register your interest

Trainers / Assessors:
Leigh-Anne Peake
Adrea Noyes

Compliance Certifier:
Leigh-Anne Peake TST000036
QEC Ltd TST100217

SKU: 10015 TAGS: Online, Public Course, Onsite, Hazardous Substances, Certified Handler

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