Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015 Train-the-Trainer
This course available until Dec 31, 2017. Scroll down to view details of new version for registrants taking the course on or after Jan 1, 2018.
This one-day course is designed for individuals who are responsible for providing WHMIS training and/or establishing and maintaining their company’s WHMIS program.
Course topics include:
- relevant legislation (GHS changes)
- worker training (strategies to develop and incorporate site-specific training)
- classification of hazardous products (hazard groups, classes and categories)
- communication medias (SDS, labels)
- communication elements (signal words, hazard and precautionary statements, pictograms)
This course has a written exam component. Participants must achieve a minimum score of 70% for course certification. Certification allows the trainer to conduct Generic WHMIS training using ACSA materials. Additional site-specific training will be required to achieve legislative compliance. Re-certification is required every three years.
It would be beneficial to take Alberta Occupational Health & Safety Legislation Awareness (LEG), Basic Instructional Techniques (BIT) and Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) prior to WHMIS 2015 TTT, however, they are not mandatory.
WHMIS 2015 Train the Trainer
This version of WHMIS for registrants taking the course on or after Jan 1, 2018.
This one-day course is designed for company trainers who are responsible for providing WHMIS worker education and site-specific training.
Course topics include:
- Overview of WHMIS 2015
- WHMIS 2015 worker education (generic)
- WHMIS 2015 site-specific training requirements
- Overview of WHMIS programs and planning considerations
- Resources for trainers
This course has a written test and skills check components. Participants must achieve a minimum score of 70% on the written test and complete four skill checks for course certification. Certification allows participants to use ACSA’s materials to deliver WHMIS worker education at their work sites. Trainers must recertify in this course every three years.
None required at this time.
To request a refund or transfer, notification must be received two (2) business days prior to scheduled course date or payment will be forfeited.
Using the student entrance please check the board/TV screen and report to your assigned classroom. Check-in starts at 7:30 am. The course begins at 8:00 am.
Government-issued photo ID is required for course attendance.