Certified Handler - Class 6.1A and B Toxic Substances



Do you use, handle, manufacture or store of class 6 toxic, class 8 corrosive or class 9 ecotoxic substances?

Do you need to be a certified handler for class 6.1A or B toxic, corrosive or ecotoxic substances?

This is the course for you!

This course is completed online

To attain a certified handler compliance certificate you must be currently employed in a job involving work with hazardous substances. You must be able to name the class 6.1A and B substances you work with.


This course will provide you with the knowledge of a certified handler's responsibilities for class 6.1A, B, and 8 substances including for example pickling paste and hydrofluoric acid.

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

This course does not cover the handler requirements for fumigants. We do not issue certified handler fumigant certificates.   

Who should attend?

  • Those seeking to be a certified handler for class 6.1A and B
  • Those seeking to renew their expired certified handler certificate as a refresher course
  • 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 a certified handler for class 6.1A and B 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
  • Tracking

Course Costs:

Online: $670.00 plus GST

Online Registration:

Automated registration:

To purchase online access to the Certified Handler - Class 6.1A and B Toxic Substances course click the link >>here. 

  • You will be prompted to create a login. NOTE: if registering multiple applicants, each individual will need to create a separate account.
  • A confirmation email will be sent to you, verify your account.
  • Proceed to purchase the course by using Stripe button. 

Once your payment has been confirmed you will be able to access the course. 

If you do not want to pay via credit card please register using the Company registration method below.

Company registration:

If you would like to register manually email us at training@qec.co.nz, or register your interest using the form >>here stating the name of the course you wish to be enrolled on and provide us with a purchase order number.  Ensure you provide the number of staff members registering, their names, and individual email addresses.  We will manually create individual logins for your staff and Cc you into the email.

Before registering on a training session you must read and understand our training course general information, terms and conditions.  All QEC training course assessments have a three attempt per question maximum.  With an expected grade outcome of 100%.

Compliance Certifier:

QEC Ltd TST100258

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

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