Highfield Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Course

Highfield Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Course

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Highfield Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Course

The Highfield Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Course is aimed at learners who have access to any environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments as well as classroom environments. 

The objective of the qualification is predominantly to support a role in the workplace, however may also be suitable for younger learners preparing for employment or wishing to progress onto further learning in a related subject

Who is the Course For?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.

Course Syllabus

  • Legal requirements relating to hazardous substances
  • Risks and hazards associated with hazardous substances
  • Risk assessing hazardous substances and the connection to safely using hazardous substances
  • Appropriate precautions and procedures to minimise risks when working with hazardous substances

Course Prerequisites

It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Learners should be at least 14 years old in order to undertake the qualification

There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.

Course Duration

5 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course 09:30 – 15:00

Awarding Body

OFQUAL regulated qualification through Highfield Qualifications

Qualification Code

603/1620/2

Delivery Type

Face-to-Face

Assessment Methods

Multiple choice question paper

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The Highfield Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Course has a maximum ratio of 12:1

Requalification Process

As with all health and safety related courses, it is recommended that staff undergo refresher training on a regular basis. For COSHH Training this is normally every 3-years.

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here