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QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualifications Network (QNUK). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (QNUK) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH course?

Category: COSHH
Level: Beginner

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH (RQF) qualification is aimed at employees that require an understanding of the risks and controls when working with substances that are hazardous to health.

This is a qualification that indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.

This qualification comprises a single unit.

Guided learning hours (GLH) = 4

Total Qualification Time (TQT) = 4

Who is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH course designed for?

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH (RQF) qualification is for those working in environments where the use of hazardous substances is an identified risk.

The qualification introduces the principles of working with substances classified under COSHH.

What subjects does the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH course cover?

Learning outcome Assessment Criterion

Understand the law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace

Outline employers and employee’s duties relating to hazardous substances at work

Outline the consequences for non-compliance with statutory duties

List the ways in which an employer can communicate hazardous substances safety information

Understand how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace

Define the terms hazard and risk with respect to hazardous substances

List the different forms that hazardous substances can take

Outline the health and safety effects that may arise following exposure or release of hazardous substances

Outline the routes that hazardous substances can enter the body

Describe how risk assessments reduce accidents and ill health at work

Outline the five-step process of risk assessment

Understand the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure the risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled

Outline the control hierarchy in respect of safe use, handling, transporting, storage and disposal of substances hazardous to health

Outline the types of information that should be referred to for the safe identification and use of hazardous substances

Describe the general procedures that should be in place for dealing with an incident involving hazardous substances

How is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH course assessed?

There is a single multiple choice question paper. Learners must achieve a minimum of 70% to pass.

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

What certificate do I get for passing the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH course?
QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH (RQF)
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