This Level 2 Regulated Course teaches the skills to recognise and control the risks associated with hazardous substances.
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TQUK Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessment (RQF) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 0 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
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£24.95 + VAT After Training
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This accredited qualification is aimed at those who work in an environment where coming into contact with such substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.

It provides learners with the knowledge and skills to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health or COSHH regulations apply to any substance that could cause injury or illness to someone and covers most workplaces. If you are dealing with chemicals, even paints and toilet cleaning chemicals or creating anything that could damage someone you are responsible for COSHH.

Please be advised that the classroom course has a minimum age requirement of 16.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: TQUK Level 2 Award in COSHH Risk Assessments (RQF)
QAN: 601/3237/1
Level: 2
Credit Value: 1
TQT: 15
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TQUK Qualification Specification
  • Factories
  • Agriculture
  • Hairdressers
  • General business
  • Cleaning 
  • Waste disposal
  • Manufacturing
  • Offices

This course comes with 6.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introduction
  • What does COSHH mean?
  • What is a hazardous substance
  • COSHH risk assessing
  • Stages of a COSHH risk assessment
  • Reviewing COSHH assessments
  • COSHH Regulation
  • CHIP and GHS regulations
  • Labeling of substances - CHIP and CLP symbols
  • Employee and Employer Duties
  • Liquids
  • Gases and Vapours
  • Lead products
  • Asbestos
  • Dust
  • Explosive material
  • Routes of entry to the body
  • Medical conditions
  • Monitoring health
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Reporting and Management
  • Cleanup Procedures
  • Workplace Exposure Limits (WEL)
  • Enforcement of COSHH

Learning Outcomes 
1    Understand the importance of COSHH risk assessments
1.1 Outline the reasons for conducting COSHH risk assessments
1.2 Outline the main legislation relating to COSHH risk assessments
2    Know the main types of hazardous substances and how they may cause harm
2.1 Describe different forms of hazardous substances
2.2 Classify different hazardous substances
2.3 Describe the ways in which hazardous substances can enter the body and the harm they can cause
3    Understand the principles of controlling the risks from hazardous substances
3.1 Describe the factors to be considered when assessing the risks from exposure to hazardous substances
3.2 Describe the hierarchy of controls in relation to the control of hazardous substances
4    Understand how a COSHH risk assessment is undertaken
4.1 Describe the stages of a COSHH risk assessment
4.2 Outline the circumstances in which a COSHH risk assessment should be reviewed

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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

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