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Hazardous Substances in the Workplace Webinar

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Key Information

Duration: 3 Hours - Includes multiple breaks

Available from anywhere you are.

Requires a laptop or mobile device with internet connectivity. Assessments may be completed handwritten and scanned (mobile scans are accepted) or electronically.

Price (excl GST)

$310 Per Person

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Delivered by webinar and accessible from anywhere in New Zealand, this course helps attendees to understand how to work safely with hazardous substances found in the workplace.

This course helps attendees build a valuable foundation of knowledge on the hazardous substances that can be found in the workplace and understand how to work around them safely.

This course is suitable for first time users or handlers of hazardous substances. It is also the first step in the developmental pathway for hazardous substances upskilling, and useful for future advanced training.

This course is also suitable for employees not involved in the direct use or handling of hazardous substances, but who would benefit from increasing their knowledge.

This Webinar offers full unit standards.

In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard setting body, The Skills Organisation.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.


  • Unit Standards - HSWP (Click to see more detail)









    Demonstrate knowledge of workplace procedures relating to hazardous substances


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous substances in a workplace and their potential adverse effects
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of a workplace’s procedures to prevent adverse effects of hazardous substances

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.