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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 study at 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.

Access Duration

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.

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
Method of Assessment

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.

Awarding Body

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.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the COSHH – Level 2 you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to https://www.payscale.com. The certification will enable employees in the capacity of junior and senior workers, including Supervisors and Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.


Common Career Paths For Health Safety Advisor
Other Benefits
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • 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 a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)


Course Curriculum

1: the control of substances hazardous to health
1.1 Introduction 00:00:00
1.2 Definitions 00:00:00
1.3 Different forms of hazardous substances 00:00:00
1.4 Detecting hazards 00:00:00
1.5 Summary 00:00:00
2: health problems
2.1 Introduction 00:00:00
2.2 Occupational risk 00:00:00
2.3 Effects of exposure 00:00:00
2.4 Summary 00:00:00
3: identifying hazardous substances
3.1 Introduction 00:00:00
3.2 Identifying hazardous substances 00:00:00
3.3 Warning labels 00:00:00
3.4 Emergency procedures 00:00:00
3.5 Summary 00:00:00
4: controlling hazardous substances
4.1 Introduction 00:00:00
4.2 Hazards and risks 00:00:00
4.3 Control measures 00:00:00
4.4 Storing hazardous substances 00:00:00
4.5 Personal protective equipment 00:00:00
4.6 Safe systems of work 00:00:00
4.7 Summary 00:00:00
5: coshh regulations
5.1 Introduction 00:00:00
5.2 Legal responsibilities 00:00:00
5.3 CHIP regulations 00:00:00
5.4 COSHH assessment 00:00:00
5.5 Guidance notes and approved codes of practice 00:00:00
5.6 Enforcement 00:00:00
5.7 Summary 00:00:00
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