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Level 2 Principles of COSHH

This eLearning course provides suitable training for anyone who works with or may encounter hazardous substances in the workplace.



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Course Description

What’s It About?

COSHH stands for ‘Control of Substances Hazardous to Health’. COSHH is a set of regulations to protect workers from ill health when working with specific substances and materials.

Hazardous substances can affect anyone within the workplace, not just those who handle them regularly.

This COSHH eLearning course is designed to give workers knowledge of the health risks surrounding work with hazardous substances, including how to undertake a COSHH assessment by identifying the risks and the control measures needed and ensure that they understand how to work safely with hazardous substances.

Who’s It For?

This online COSHH eLearning course provides suitable training for anyone who works with or may encounter hazardous substances in the workplace. This may include caterers, cleaning staff, beauticians and hairdressers, engineering and manufacturing employees and people involved in agriculture.

What Does It Cover?

  • Introduction to COSHH
  • Health hazards and occupational risk
  • Identifying hazardous substances
  • COSHH risk assessment and control measures
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations

How Long Does It Take?

This COSHH eLearning course will typically take 4 hours to complete. However, as this COSHH eLearning training is hosted online, candidates can complete one module at a time at a pace to suit them.

Who Is It Accredited By?

This COSHH eLearning course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, one of the UK’s leading providers of regulated qualifications.

How Does It Work?

Our eLearning programmes are available on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs, Macs and laptops. All you need is an Internet connection. Candidates log on to the Learner Management System and work their way through the course. Included in the course are scenarios that provide them with real-life context.

Our courses simplify even the most complex subjects through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage candidates. The key elements of our eLearning courses are:

  • interactive exercises and gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market-leading experts
  • relevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style

How’s It Assessed?

This COSHH eLearning course is assessed by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course. Candidates must achieve 15 out of 20 to pass.

They will receive an electronic copy of the certificate immediately upon completion of the course. The certificate may be printed and used as evidence of this training.

Please Note

This online COSHH eLearning course alone does not provide a qualification.