Refrigerant License New Zealand

Approved Handler

The Approved Handler Test Certificate Course is for persons handling quantities of 2.1.1A substances exceeding 100kg (non-permanent gas) or 100m3 (permanent gas).


Refrigerant License offers a half day Approved Handler Test Certificate Course covering the handling and storage of 2.1.1A substances.

Each participant completes a written assessment, with successful attendees certified and issued with an Approved Handler Test Certificate (valid for 5 years) and a handy wallet-sized ID card.

PLEASE NOTE: This certificate will not automatically include Ammonia Gas. If you wish to have Ammonia included in your certificate please contact RLNZ - 09 273 0044 or email  at least one week before the start of the course.


Important Information

Please bring with you to the course:

  • A form of photo ID i.e. drivers license
  • Pen

A light lunch will be provided.  Please contact the Refrigerant License Manager the week prior to your course date if you have any special dietary requirements.


A good command of the English language with proficiency in verbal and written communication is required in the interests of public safety.