QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH Course

QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH Course

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QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH Course

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH Course is a half-day course aimed at those who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely, such as caretakers, cleaners, workers in manufacturing and engineering, healthcare, transport, utilities and some office environments. At the end of the course learners will understand the law relating COSHH, how to assess hazardous substances and what precautions should be taken when working with such materials. 

Who is the Course For?

This qualification is for those working in environments where the use of hazardous substances is an identified risk. The qualification introduces the principles of working with substances classified under COSHH. 

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

4 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course 09:30 – 13:45 

Awarding Body

OFQUAL regulated qualification through Qualifications Network (QNUK)

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Assessment Methods

Multiple choice question paper

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH 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