Refrigerant License New Zealand

Online Flammable Refrigerant Safety Awareness

A course for those working with flammable refrigerants and who want to be aware of the risks and requirements for working with them.


On completion of this online activity 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.

Successful completion of the activity will entitle you to a Refrigerant License New Zealand training certificate.  Completion of the activity also fulfils the requirements for Unit Standard 29563 Demonstrate knowledge of flammable refrigerants used in refrigeration and air conditioning industries (level 3, 2credits)

Important Information

If you prefer a face to face, physical course these are available.

Following registration an email containing log in details should be received, if they do not arrive within an hour of your registration please contact RLNZ; 09 273 0044 or email


Although not compulsory; participants are encouraged to complete an approved filler certificate in addition to this activity.