Level 2 Award in the Principles of COSHH


This qualification complements the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace by introducing candidates to the inherent risks in substances and the controls available.

Who needs this qualification?

Designed for those responsible for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) at work, as well as employees who use hazardous substances in manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and offices.

Why is this training important?

This qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the hazards associated with those substances
  • Identify the risks and controls available to deal with the substances
  • Identify what to expect from a COSHH assessment

Facts

Duration: Half-day programme
Assessment: Multiple choice examination
Ofqual accredited: Yes
Ofqual qualification reference: 600/0210/4
Prerequisite: Recommended Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace or equivalent.


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