Hazardous Substance Awareness


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

This course provides a part of the training and instruction required under Regulation 4.5 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.

The Hazardous Substance Awareness half day course can be completed online.


This course is designed to provide you with knowledge of Hazardous Substances, including:

  • Hazardous substance classes and description
  • Labels and signs related to hazardous substances
  • How to read and understand a safety data sheet
  • Awareness of compatibility and segregation of hazardous substances

This module is suitable for persons who operate in a controlled work environment where there are hazardous substances present.

Learner Outcomes:

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify relevant legislation relating to hazardous substances
  • Describe classes of hazardous substances
  • Read and interpret hazardous substances labels
  • Read and interpret warning signs related to hazardous substances
  • Read and interpret a safety data sheet
  • Segregate hazardous substances
  • Define common terminology related to hazardous substances

You will receive a training certificate when you have completed. 

Course Costs:

  • Online training is $300 per person plus GST


This is an open entry course.

Online Registration:

Automated registration:

To purchase online access to the Hazardous Substance Awareness course click the link >>here You will be prompted to create a login.  Once you have received the confirmation email you can proceed to purchase the course by using the Stripe button.  Once your payment has been confirmed you will be able to access the course, and commence your learning. 

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

Company registration:

If you would like to register several members of staff you can email us at training@qec.co.nz, or register your interest using the form >>here stating the name of the course you wish to purchase “Hazardous Substance Awareness” 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 please ensure you have read and understood 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%.

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

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