Hazardous Substance Awareness


Delivery Method

Do you handle hazardous substances?  This course is for you!

This short course forms part of the NZQA Approved Health and Safety Foundation Skills Certificate. 

This half day 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 the online option, 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:

2018 course dates
29 May (pm), 7 June (pm), 25 July (pm), 26 Sept (am), 8 Oct (pm)
Register your interest in a public course here.


This interactive course is designed to provide you with best practice concepts for storing and handling substances, information on working with biological hazards, such as sewage, and basic steps to take in the event of a chemical emergency.

Who should attend:

  • Anyone who works with hazardous substances and/or chemicals
  • students enrolled in the NZQA Approved Health and Safety Foundation Skills Certificate course. 

Learner Outcomes:
Successful completion of this course allows a person to handle chemicals safely, select personal protective equipment to use, when to use it & how to use it correctly.

Gain knowledge and experience in:

  • Basic risk assessment for chemical handling and storage
  • Assessing chemical risk by class
  • Mixing and storing chemicals
  • Guidelines of chemical safety
  • Safety data sheets and labels 
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Course Costs:
Attendance at public course $300 per person plus GST.
Contact us for pricing for onsite options for your company 
training@qec.co.nz or to register your interest please click here

This is an open entry course.

Trainers / Assessors:
Adrea Noyes

SKU: 10023 TAGS: Online, Public Course, Onsite, Hazardous Substances, Environmental, Health and Safety

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