Principles of COSHH Award Level 2

Adult Skills & Training

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Course introduction

If you use substances hazardous to health at work, then this could be the course for you. 

You will learn about the hazards associated with these substances, the risks and controls available and what to expect from a COSHH assessment. 

Please note – this qualification is not intended to train you to carry out COSHH assessments nor to provide detailed training on working with hazardous substances.

Course structure

By the end of this programme you will be able to:

  • Identify and define types of substances hazardous to health in the workplace.
  • List the possible health effects of hazardous substances and their causes.
  • Describe how COSHH assessments are undertaken and appropriate selection of control options.
  • Describe the responsibilities imposed by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations.

You will be taught in the classroom by an accredited, qualified and experienced tutor. 

Minimum entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Please contact us if you wish to discuss suitability. 

How will I be assessed?

You will take a multiple choice exam at the end of the course. 

Course fees & Duration

There is a course cost of £45 which includes a handbook and certification.

What can I do with this qualification?

This course should help you to become more aware of your own work activities, resulting in the safer use of hazardous substances in co-operation with your managers and supervisors.

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