COSHH - Level 2

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "CIEH"
Number of Modules 05 Number of Modules 05
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What Will I Learn?

Gain a clear understanding of the safe use of hazardous substances.
Learn about the inherent risks in substances and controls.
Understand the importance of COSHH risk assessment.
Learn about the main types of hazardous substances and how it can cause harm.
Learn the principles of controlling the risks from hazardous substances.
Understand the legal responsibility of protecting your staff and business.


The COSHH – Level 2 course is a risk assessment qualification that is essential for employers and supervisors who have a legal responsibility to conduct these assessments. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations Act was introduced in 2002 that requires employers to control exposure to substances and prevent ill health. Anyone in the workplace can be affected by hazardous substances, and the course is designed to give employees the knowledge on the health risk surrounding hazardous substances, and how to work safely with it.

The COSHH – Level 2 course will give learners an understanding of the control of substances hazardous to health, identifying hazardous substances, controlling hazardous substances and COSHH regulations.

The COSHH – Level 2 course gives employees a thorough understanding of hazardous substances. Under the 1992 Act, employees have a legal responsibility to their employers and must cooperate fully to ensure that they meet their legal obligations. Employers must provide effective COSHH training to ensure that everyone in the workplace can carry out their tasks safely. Managers and Supervisors should be able to identify hazards and implement safety measures to reduce or eliminate the risks according to the set standards.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • The COSHH training is suitable for employees of all levels and working in multiple professions
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • New employees who are taking the induction training in COSHH risk assessment

Entry Requirement

    • The course is suitable for all levels of employees, supervisors and managers
    • Anyone with an interest in understanding more on hazardous substances within the workplace and how to handle their work safely


  • Access Duration
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other Benefits

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

At the end of the COSHH - Level 2 you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in COSHH by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.

This certificate will boost up your qualifications for various jobs in the job market. This certificate can also help you in expanding your education in the area or to progress gradually in your career. Below mentioned are some of the jobs this certificate will help you secure, along with the average UK salary pe rnnum according to,

  • Health and Safety Advisor – €29,784 per annum
  • Health and Safety Manager – €35,032 per annum
  • HR Manager – €35,474 per annum
  • HR Administrator – €19,648 per annum
  • Business Manager- €34,612 per annum
Common Career Paths For Health Safety Advisor
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  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
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  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Different forms of hazardous substances
1.4 Detecting hazards
1.5 Summary
2: Health Problems
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Occupational risk
2.3 Effects of exposure
2.4 Summary
3: Identifying Hazardous Substances
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Identifying hazardous substances
3.3 Warning labels
3.4 Emergency procedures
3.5 Summary
4: Controlling Hazardous Substances
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Hazards and risks
4.3 Control measures
4.4 Storing hazardous substances
4.5 Personal protective equipment
4.6 Safe systems of work
4.7 Summary
5: COSHH Regulations
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Legal responsibilities
5.3 CHIP regulations
5.4 COSHH assessment
5.5 Guidance notes and approved codes of practice
5.6 Enforcement
5.7 Summary

Students feedback


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    Alexia Kaur

    September 18, 2019
    Great course

    A great course on workplace hazards, and I believe it will benefit my employees. Strongly recommended.

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    Adam Day

    August 25, 2019
    Good learning experience

    The course emphasises on workplace hazards, and I felt that I learned quite a bit through this in-depth courses.

    A M

    Alexia May

    August 08, 2019
    Thoroughly enjoyed

    Upon the recommendation of the management, I made certain everyone in my team received this training. They all enjoyed it thoroughly, and at the same time learned all about workplace hazards and how to face it.

    A S

    Addison Shaw

    July 13, 2019
    Very useful

    I wanted to acquire knowledge of COSHH to train my staff on workplace hazards and how to tackle hazardous substances. I feel this course was able to cater to my specific requirements.

    A T

    Alex Turner

    June 20, 2019
    Well suited course

    As a health and safety coordinator I’m aware of my responsibility to ensure that the health of my employees are made a priority. I came across this course when I was researching something to study on this subject and felt it would suit my level of skills and capabilities well. And it certainly did.

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    Shawn Diaz

    November 28, 2018
    Very Informative Course!!

    I really enjoyed studying this course; it was very interesting and informative. The information provided was very clear and relevant. Overall, this course was very good and the material was clear and concise.

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