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Approved Filler and Approved Handler Test Certificate Training

Flammable Refrigerant Safety Awareness

Flammable refrigerants are becoming increasingly popular because of their low global warming potential.  There are safety implications when handling flammable refrigerants that you need to know about.

This face to face course or online activity is ideal if you or your employees are working with flammable refrigerants and want to be aware of the risks and requirements for working with them. It is recommended that Approved Filler Certification is completed prior to this course (although this is not compulsory).

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to 

  • Identify the legislation that applies to flammable gases
  • Describe your responsibilities under the legislation
  • Describe the properties of flammable refrigerants
  • Calculate maximum charge for hydrocarbon and other flammable refrigerants
  • Identify and managing the hazards of working with flammable refrigerants
  • Describe the appropriate tools and PPE for working with flammable refrigerants
  • Describe the safe storage, transport and disposal of flammable refrigerants
  • Describe emergency plans and first aid for flammable refrigerants.


The course is available to individuals as an online activity or can be delivered as a face to face course. As well as public courses, trainers can deliver courses at your site providing a specific training opportunity that thoroughly addresses the health and safety considerations of working with flammable refrigerants directly with your colleagues and employees.  

Face to face course cost - $350 plus GST per person

Online activity cost - $250 plus GST per person

To discuss training options please call RLNZ: 09 273 0044.


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