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CIEH Level 2 – COSHH

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CIEH Level 2 – COSHH


COSHH (Control of Substance Hazardous to Health) is a new law that requires the employer to control substances that are hazardous to the employees’ health. Businesses are required to control or manage harmful and chemical products that could end up harming the work process. The Level 2 – COSHH course is designed for supervisors and employers who have subordinated working under them and must be responsible when conducting these assessments. Employees can be impacted by workplace hazards and the employer must make the employees’ health their primary objective. The course will give individuals insight on tackling hazardous substances, understanding health risks and how to control and work safely around it.

The Level 2 – COSHH course will feature key discussions such as an understanding on substances covered by legislation, regulation, personal protective equipment and prevention.

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations Act was introduced in 2002 to give employers a clear view of hazardous substances and how they can protect employees by adhering to the proper legislation. Employees as much as their employers should receive full training of COSHH to ensure that tasks are carried out in the workplace in a safe manner. Workplaces hazards must be identified and safety measures implemented to ensure workers are safeguarded at all times.

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As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

What will I learn?

  • Employers must have a clear understanding of harmful and chemical substances and how to control and manage them in the workplace.
  • Learn the risks in substances and controls.
  • Have an understanding of COSHH law and provide employees with the necessary training to keep the workplace safe.
  • Learn the different types of hazardous substances and the harm that it can cause your workers.
  • Learn the principles of controlling the risks of hazardous substances.
  • Understand the legal responsibility of protecting employees and the reputation of the business.

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 Level 2 – COSHH 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 Level 2 – COSHH 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 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.

  • Health and Safety Manager – £34,738 per annum
  • Health and Safety Coordinator – £22,186per annum
  • Environmental Health and Safety Manager – £40,329 per annum
  • Environmental Health and Safety Officer – £26,683 per annum

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 TOTUM 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)

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 28
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
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