Chemical Handling Training

Chemical Handling course & Spill Kit Use (20733 and/or 31291)

We offer a special for completing both the Units 20733 & 31291

Duration: 16 Hours

Special Cost: $480 + GST per trainee

NZQA 20733 Safe Storage and handling of Hazardous Substances in the workplace (Chemical Handling and Storage training)

Duration: 8 Hours

Cost: $330 + GST per trainee

Course’s purpose

People credited with this chemical handling unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of: technical vocabulary and documentation for hazardous substances; the properties and effects of hazardous substances; precautions relating to the storage and handling of hazardous substances in the workplace; and responsibilities relating to the safe storage and handling of hazardous substances. Safe handling of chemical training.

Key outcome of Chemical Handling Training (20733)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of technical vocabulary and documentation for hazardous substances.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the properties and effects of hazardous substances.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of precautions relating to the storage and handling of hazardous substances in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of responsibilities relating to the safe storage and handling of hazardous substances.

NZQA 31291: Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous substances relevant to Chemical Certified Handlers (replaced unit 20645)

Duration: 8 Hours

Cost: $330 + GST per trainee

Course’s purpose

This chemical handling unit standard is for people preparing for, and intend to apply for, Certified Handler certification under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017.

Key outcome of Chemical Handling Training (31291)

  • Describe requirements relevant for a Certified Handler
  • Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous substances relevant to the candidate’s role
  • Describe emergency procedures involving hazardous substances relevant to the candidate’s role.

Use of Spill Kits

Duration: 3 hours (non unit standard).

Cost: $180 + GST per trainee

Candidates of this chemical spill kits use training will learn about the chemicals used within their workplace. They will understand MSDS and the associated documentation, the different types of absorbent material and elements of a spill kit. The safe use of spill kits for leaks and containment, disposal of waste and reporting functions is also covered. A practical spill containment exercise is also completed.

Contact us to discuss your training requirements at 09-2709592 or email us at [email protected]

We also offer special group rates and/or training provided at your site.

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