Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

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The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 apply to all workplaces and every form of activity involving the use of substances which may be hazardous to the health of people at work.

This level 2 accredited qualification is for anyone who is likely to come into contact with hazardous substances. It gives learners the knowledge to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them.

Qualification details and validity

The Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (England and Wales RQF level 2) qualification has no formal expiry date, but ongoing refresher training is important to ensure that learners stay up to date.

Course syllabus

The course syllabus includes… Legislation | Roles and responsibilities | Communication | Types of hazardous substance | Routes of entry | Effects of hazardous substances | Risk assessment | COSHH hierarchy of control | Incident management

Assessment and certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper. The qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. The course consists of five contact hours, including of theoretical and group activities.

Age restrictions and group sizes

A maximum of 20 students are allowed per instructor, the qualification is available for learners aged 14+.

Training options (open courses, off-peak and on-site training)
To see our upcoming open courses please scroll down. We are also pleased to offer on-site training which can be tailored to meet the needs of your organisation or sector, and can be delivered on a flexible basis (i.e. across a number of mornings/afternoons/evenings/weekends). For details, go to our on-site training page.

Our open course dates…

We don’t have any open courses planned at present.

If we don’t have a suitable date listed, you can register your interest in future courses or get in touch to enquire about on-site training.