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Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH
Course Overview

This is a stand alone levelĀ 2 qualification, it is aimed at those who use substance hazardous to health at work and introduces students to the hazards associated with those substances, the risks and controls available and what to expect from a COSHH assessment.

Course Content
  • Definition and types of substances hazardous to health in the workplace
  • Health effects of hazardous substances and their causes
  • COSHH assessments and control options

Responsibilities imposed by the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 Successful completion will prepare students to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.

Entry Requirements

No previous qualifications are needed for this course; however it is recommended that students should already hold a Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety. The course is appropriate for all employees.


The examination for this qualification is externally set and marked. The examination is in a multiple choice question format.

What does this course lead to?

Certificate in Occupation Health and Safety Level 2

Equipment Required

All course materials will be provided. There are no fee concessions on this full cost course and all fees must be paid in advance.

How to Apply

michael.dillon@bcot.ac.uk Tel 01256 306608