​Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

​This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.

It's aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people.

Duration: 2 hours

Format: Video

Price:  £30 + VAT

Who Should Take This Course?

This COSHH training course provides suitable training for all levels of employees who work, or may come into contact with, hazardous substances in the workplace. All employees must have the necessary knowledge to be competent and do the job properly. This includes, but is not limited to, people who work in professions such as:

  • Catering and baking
  • Cleaning
  • Beauty and hairdressing
  • Engineering
  • Vehicle repair and painting
  • Welding
  • Offshore oil and gas
  • Printing
  • Woodworking
  • Agriculture


​On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate​. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

This course is approved by ​IIRSM, the ​International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, as providing quality and content-approved training.

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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Course Content


​1.​ Introducing COSHH

​2. ​Different Types of Hazard

​3. ​Different Types of Exposure

​4. ​Regulations and Approved Labelling

​5. Assessing COSHH Risks

​6. The Risk Assessment in Practice

​7. Exposure Control

​8. Staying in Control

​9. Training and Emergency Planning

​10. Course Summary

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Know how to identify hazardous substances in the workplace.
  • Understand the ill-health effects that hazardous substances can cause.
  • Understand COSHH legal regulations, including the responsibilities of employers and employees.
  • Know what to consider for a COSHH risk assessment.
  • Understand the importance of health surveillance for employees who work with hazardous substances.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked a set of​ multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. ​You will have up to six attempts for passing the assessment. 

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