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COSHH Training for Assessors

CPD-Accredited Course with 1-Year Access | Interactive Audiovisual Lessons | 2 CPD Points | MCQ Exam | Tutor Support

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Offer ends 25 June 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
4 hours
Access to content
12 months
No formal qualification
2 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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The COSHH Training for Assessors course is designed to provide learners with the skills and practical knowledge to work safely with hazardous substance sand chemicals, in compliance with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002. It covers practical training in all areas of hazardous substance management and safety, from the types of hazardous chemicals to the their effects and classification.

Hazardous chemicals and substances pose a serious health risk, and each year, thousands of workers are left seriously ill after contracting substance-related diseases and illnesses such as asthma and even cancer. In this course, you will learn how to identify, assess and mitigate the risk of exposure to harmful substances in the workplace, with step-by-step training, covering fundamental safety procedures and measures.

Highlights of COSHH Training for Assessors Course

  • Understand the health risks of working with hazardous chemicals
  • Work in compliance with COSHH regulations to ensure a safe working environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the effects hazardous substances have on health
  • Identify the different types of hazardous substances and their classification
  • Know how to identify and assess the risks of hazardous chemicals in the workplace
  • Gain practical knowledge and skills to work safely with hazardous chemicals
  • Implement effective safety measures to ensure a hazard-free working environment
  • Understand the effects of exposure by swallowing, breathing in, skin and eye contact.


2 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Course Curriculum

We’ve taken this comprehensive COSHH Training for Assessors Course and broken it down into 07 manageable units which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of this skills. It really is a sure pathway to success.

This course is designed with the following modules:

COSHH Training for Assessors

  • COSHH Explained
  • COSHH Regulations
  • Health Problems Related to Hazardous Substances
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances
  • COSHH Risk Assessments
  • Control Measures and Monitoring
  • Implementing Control Measures

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will be eligible for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Who is this course for?

This COSHH awareness course is ideal for those who work with hazardous substances and chemicals, who wish to gain a better understanding of COSHH regulations and best practice procedures for working safely with hazardous substances. There are no specific entry requirements for this online training course, and to provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students.

Career path

On successful course completion, you will have the necessary skills and practical knowledge to assess the risks of chemical exposure when at work, and will receive a recognised certificate of achievement which can be used as proof of your competency in complying with fundamental safety regulations.

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How long do you get to complete the online course once purchased? Is there a time frame for completion?


Dear Chris, Thank you for contacting us. You will get one year access to the course after purchasing, and you can complete it anytime within a year. Stay Safe Stay Healthy.

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What are CPD hours/points?

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