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COSHH Awareness

Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002, employers are required to ensure the safety of workers when using any dangerous substances. 
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Course overview

Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002, employers are required to ensure the safety of workers when using any dangerous substances.

As part of their responsibility under the COSHH regulations, organisations must provide suitable training relating to the control of such substances. These can range from everyday cleaning products to the most hazardous airborne contaminants.

The Phoenix Health and Safety COSHH Awareness course enables employers to meet this legal obligation in the most flexible, convenient and cost-effective manner. 

You can study Phoenix’s COSHH Awareness training course online. 

Who is this course suitable for?

The COSHH online course is a general awareness course. 

It is suitable for all individuals who may be exposed to hazardous substances, and for those supervising them. It is applicable across a range of industries, including:

  • Catering
  • Beauty and hairdressing
  • Engineering
  • Vehicle repair
  • Cleaning and maintenance

Course programme

The COSHH awareness course covers the following topics:

  • What is a hazardous substance?
  • Understanding warning symbols
  • Understanding safety data sheets
  • Exposure routes into the body
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Health conditions resulting from hazardous substances

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes of the COSHH awareness course:

  • Gaining a better understanding of health and safety risks.
  • Learning to identify the different hazard symbols.
  • Understanding the different types of hazardous substances and the ill-effects they can cause.
  • Understanding COSHH regulations.
  • Conducting a COSHH risk assessment

Next steps

Other Phoenix courses that may be suitable for successful candidates include:


There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course, with results provided immediately.

Multiple course discounts

The cost of any of our short, online courses is R295.00 per candidate, per course. Employers who book groups of employees for Phoenix health and safety training can make significant savings:

  • Buy 0-24 users for R295.00 per person
  • Buy 25-49 users R195.00 per person
  • Buy 50-99 users R149.00 per person
  • Buy 100-499 users R99.00 per person
  • Buy 500-999 users R59.00 per person&
  • Buy 1000 users R49.00 per person

Please contact our sales team on 0861 591 592 to claim your discount when you book 25 or more places.

Popular FAQs

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  • What’s the duration of the online course?

    Phoenix's short, online health & safety courses should take 40 minutes to complete.
  • What happens if I fail the assessment?

    You can retake the assessment.
  • When and how will I receive my results and certificate?

    Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

Why choose a course with Phoenix?

  • Expertise

    Originally founded in the UK, we are one of the leading global providers of training in health and safety. 

    Our tutors and mentors are widely respected for their expertise and ability to provide an enjoyable learning experience. 

  • Student support

    We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, through engaging, interactive content and compact modules to keep learners attention focused through the course.

  • Pass rates

    Our pass rates for our health and safety courses are above industry average. View our to Trustpilot reviews to find out why we’re rated 4.8 stars by previous customers.