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

This accredited qualification is for anyone who is likely to come into contact with hazardous substances within a variety of working environments including: manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments. It gives learners the knowledge to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them. Subjects covered include laws relating to hazardous substances in the workplace, risk assessments, safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace, control precautions and procedures for dealing with hazardous substances.

How Long Will It Take Me To Achieve This Qualification?

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a half-day course.

How Is The Qualification Assessed?

Through a 30-minute, 15-question, multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15 in order to pass.

Qualification Progression

Learners achieving this qualification are able to progress to:

  • Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)
  • Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)