Most work places store, handle, use and have to dispose of substances hazardous to health in one form or another. Employers have a legal duty to control the risks posed and to provide information, instruction and training on the control measures in place to deal with those substances

About the Substances Hazardous to Health qualification

The Level 2 award in Principles of COSHH will ensure that delegates understand the legal duties placed on their employers and them as an employee when it comes to dealing with hazardous substances.

They will learn how identify the hazards, understand the risks posed not only to them, but also to those around them as a result of the substances they work with. They will also be able to outline the controls required when it comes to the safe use, handling, transporting, storing and disposing of the hazardous substances found in their workplace.


This qualification is available to those over 14 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

Refresher requirements:

No mandatory requirement, but taking a refresher every 3 years is recommended to ensure skills are current and relevant.

What we can offer

This course can be tailored uniquely to your business and help you to deliver key messages about your hazardous substance policies and procedures whilst your staff are gaining a recognised qualification.

The course is delivered in a classroom environment by a friendly, professional assessor, who will ensure delegates are fully prepared for the assessment which concludes the training session. Public courses are run on a regular basis, please see our Public Courses page for details of any planned events.

If there are no events running that suit your needs we are more than happy to bring the training to you, get in touch via our Contact Us page and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible to get you trained.

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Want to learn more?

To Make a Training Booking

Book individuals and small groups via our public course page here. For large groups, courses at your premises or you’d simply like to speak to someone please call 07415 402 329.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please Contact Us!

Service Support and Billing Enquiries

Existing customers please contact us on 07415 402 329 or use the web chat feature on the website (0900 – 1700 only). For general support enquiries please use the contact form above or use the web chat feature.



Quest Consultancy
60 East Parade
LL18 3AP
P:07415 402 329