Health and Safety
Training Course Outline

Level 2 Award in the Principles of COSHH

Essential knowledge and skills for all employees involved in the handling of hazardous substances.

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This qualification is designed for those who use substances that are hazardous to health at work. It introduces candidates to substances, the risks and controls available, and outlines what to expect from a control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) assessment. The qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in their workplaces.

Programme outline

The qualification covers the following topics:

Course duration

Half-day programme

Entry requirements


Assessment method

One-hour multiple-choice examination of 30 questions 

Awarding body

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)

QCA Accredited?


Suggested progression on completion


This programme can be delivered at a venue of your choice, anywhere in the UK. To book or for more information, please call PEHPS on 0845 299 0711 or 0191 442 1562.


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