Refrigerant License New Zealand


Refrigerant License New Zealand

Training Centre

Why choose Refrigerant License courses? 

  • Training materials professionally developed and designed for HVAC&R industry
  • RLNZ trainers are experienced and practising industry practitioners - please click here to see the RLNZ trainer profiles
  • Courses available nationwide through the year
  • Wallet-sized ID card to carry with you; accepted by all wholesalers
  • Public directory of RLNZ Approved Filler Certificate holders available on RLNZ website 
  • In-house courses available for more than 8 people 


For details of courses currently available please see below:


Approved Filler Compliance Certificate Course

Under the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous SubstancesRegulations 2017 any person charging a compressed gas container with compressed gas must be an Approved Filler.

Refrigerant License New Zealand offers an Approved Filler Compliance Certificate Course covering:

  • The different forms of compressed gases
  • The factors that trigger failure of a gas cylinder
  • The potential adverse effects associated with the different forms of compressed gas
  • The requirements of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous SubstancesRegulations 2017

Each participant completes a written and practical assessment, including demonstrating their competency to fill cylinders in the appropriate gas traffic(s).  Successful attendees are certified and issued with an Approved Filler Compliance Certificate (valid for 5 years) and a handy wallet-sized ID card*. 

Please note the Approved Filler Certificate does not cover use of Ammonia.


Approved Handler Test Certificate Course

Temporarily unavailable.

The Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 came into force 1st December 2017, the requirements relating to Approved Handlers have changed. The RLNZ Approved Handler course is currently unavailable.

A new course will be available in the future.


For further information contact Refrigerant License: 

*Certificates and wallet-sized ID cards take 4 - 8 weeks to be issued.