Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC
WHMIS Train the Trainer Training

WHMIS Train the Trainer

The WHMIS Train the Trainer course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively train others on Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) regulations and practices. This comprehensive training program covers essential topics such as WHMIS legislation, hazard classification, labeling requirements, safety data sheets (SDS), and proper handling procedures for hazardous materials.

Participants will learn how to deliver engaging and informative WHMIS training sessions, including best practices for adult learning, effective presentation techniques, and interactive training activities. The course also emphasizes the importance of creating a supportive learning environment and addressing participants’ questions and concerns.


It is a requirement that all participants take the MSABC WHMIS e-Learning course prior to taking this course.

Course Length and Format

This training is structured as an in-person, instructor-led course that can be offered privately or publicly. It is estimated to be 6 hours in duration.

It is helpful if participants have access to a personal or work cellphone that they can connect to Wi-Fi and use to participate in activities throughout the course.

Goals and Objectives

By the end of this course, the participant will have knowledge of:

  • WHMIS and its regulations
  • Teaching skills and strategies
  • Course delivery fundamentals
  • WHMIS training preparation
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Teaching Skills
  • Using the Lesson Plan
  • Course Overview
  • Next Steps

This course is intended for both workers and those in leadership roles. This course can also be beneficial for those in safety roles at their workplace. The WHMIS Train the Trainer course is meant for those looking to teach WHMIS to other workers at their workplace. This course focuses on WHMIS Education and helps prepare workers to be instructors/teachers.


Training Resources

  • WHMIS Train the Trainer Manual
  • WHMIS Education Participant Guide
  • WHMIS Education Lesson Plan
  • WHMIS Education PowerPoint Presentation

Course Support

For course tech support, call 604.795.9595 and press #3 for the Training Department or email. [email protected].

Assessment and Completion

Upon successful completion of all course lessons and quiz, earners will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.


Your training costs may be eligible for partial reimbursement through the B.C. Employer Training Grant. Find out here.

Eligible toward the requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committee training for new members or annual training in British Columbia; may be eligible in other jurisdictions as well.

Instructor-Led Training

Register for virtual or classroom WHMIS Train the Trainer training online through our Learning Centre.

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