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Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH

This qualification delivers essential knowledge and understanding of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH).

Online assessments £11.95, paper-based £13.95 (sliding scale applies, prices are excluding VAT).

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Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH

This qualification delivers essential knowledge and understanding of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH).

Online assessments £11.95, paper-based £13.95 (sliding scale applies, prices are excluding VAT).

✽ For delivery by an approved centre. Are you an individual looking to study this qualification? If so, click here.

Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH qualification introduces learners to the risks associated with hazardous substances and the controls available.

Employers have an ethical obligation to keep their people, themselves and others healthy and safe. This nationally-recognised qualification is essential for anyone who uses hazardous substances in the workplace, as it will help to keep this obligation.

This is a free-standing qualification designed for delivery as a short programme that is also well-suited for integration into wider vocational programmes of study. It assumes no prior knowledge or experience and learners will come from a diverse range of catering businesses and educational backgrounds.

Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH qualification is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

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What does it cover?

Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH qualification covers the risks associated with hazardous substances in the workplace and offers guidance on appropriate control measures. The topics include the legal duties of employers and employees, risk assessments for hazardous substances, precautionary measures for the safe use, handling, transport, storage and disposal of hazardous substances and the causes and effects of exposure to such materials.

Learners will be introduced to the consequences for non-compliance with statutory duties, ways in which information about hazard substances is communicated, definitions of ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ and the procedures for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances.

The qualification assumes no prior knowledge. Learners will come from diverse employment and education backgrounds, and will be of all ages.

 

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How does it work?

Learning materials are provided to Approved Centres who subsequently deliver the training (recommended six hours). Centres then request the examination – available either online or paper-based – on a date and time of their choosing. The results of online examinations are available immediately while paper-based results and certificates are issued within five working days of receipt.

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We invite you to apply to become an Approved Centre and benefit from teaching the Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH qualification as well as others from our comprehensive list. For more details about delivering our qualifications, see how to become an Approved Centre. It’s extremely straightforward and rewarding for your organisation.

Assessments for Approved Centres

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Assessments are comprehensive and clearly laid out, so that candidates can easily understand the process. The assessments are broken down into 30 multiple choice questions. All our qualifications are developed to the very highest standards. Attaining the qualification will earn a candidate one credit.

If you have any questions about our Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH qualification, please contact us on +44 (0)20 3510 8355 or email [email protected].

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