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Award in Principles of COSHH


It provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them.

Who is it for?

This award is aimed at those who work in an environment that encounter chemicals/substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.


This course will introduce you to COSHH and explore what a hazardous substance is. We will also explore the regulations surrounding COSHH, as well as employer and employee duties under the regulations. The health risks that could be caused by being exposed to hazardous substances will be explained, as well as who could be affected by each substance. Hazardous symbols will be introduced and their meanings explained, as well as the steps taken to carry out COSHH assessments and reduce risks.


CertificationAssessment and Certification

Assessment is a 16 multi-choice question paper.


Certification the qualification does not have an expiry date but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies, procedures and new legislation through ongoing CPD is vital.

Entry Requirements:

No formal requirements.

Any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact us and one of our representatives will be in touch.