HABC Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Program code: HABC3

Course Outline

Hazardous substances and materials may be found in any workplace. These substances can range from those that can cause death or serious injury if inhaled, to those that can cause skin reactions.
The legal requirements that govern hazardous substances are far-reaching and at times complex. 


Course Objectives

It gives learners the knowledge and skills to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them.

Course Content

This course include the law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace, how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace and the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure that risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled.

Assessment and Certification

This qualification is assessed through a 15-question multiple-choice examination. The duration of the examination is 30 minutes.
Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15.


Target Audience

This qualification is aimed at those learners who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.


Class 1

Date & Time


8:00am - 4:00pm

Program Duration

6 Hours
1 Days


No Prerequisite


BHD 120.0 Convert to USD