Health & Safety
Principles of COSHH
QA Level 2 Award (RQF) (Coming Soon)
Qualification number: 603/0775/4.
- Unit 1: Principles of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.
The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This intensive 1/2-day course has been designed to benefit Learners by developing their understanding of: the law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace; how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace and; the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure the risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled.
This qualification is for all employees, or those who intend to work in an environment where it's likely they will be coming into contact with hazardous substances. This includes workplaces in areas such as healthcare, manufacturing, cleaning, transport, utilities and office environments.
The Principles of COSHH course that we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 5 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 4 weeks.
Assessment & Certification
Course assessment includes:
- 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).
Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) printed certificate as well as a credit-card style license. This qualification is refreshed every 3 years from date of certification.
Possible progression routes include:
- QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care (RQF)
- QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
- QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF).
- QA Level 2 Award in Working at Height (RQF).
- QA Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF).
- QA Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF).
A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 14 years old on the first day of training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that students have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.
We are able to deliver our Principles of COSHH course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling. Alternatively, you can book onto our next available course at our Snetterton Training Facility.