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COSHH in a Food Environment Online Course

14.9900 2023-12-30 MTA002 14.9900
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This course is aimed at those handling potentially hazardous substances in the workplace, and helps to identify substances that are harmful to health and how to apply the appropriate controls needed to prevent or reduce exposure to them.

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  • Course Type E-Learning
  • Course Duration 60 Minutes
  • Course Access 12 Months
  • Awarded By The CPD Standards Office
  • Student Discount Card All students enrolled on this course are entitled to apply for a XO student discount card.

This course is aimed at those handling potentially hazardous substances in the workplace, and helps to identify substances that are harmful to health and how to apply the appropriate controls needed to prevent or reduce exposure to them.

Course Description
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COSHH in a Food Environment course


This COSHH in a Food Environment online course will help food handlers to recognise and manage the risks resulting from handling hazardous substances.

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) the failure to recognise Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) risks and implement the necessary control measures makes thousands of workers in the UK ill every year and costs the industry many millions of pounds.

Completing this course is the perfect way to prove your knowledge. The certificate achieved is fully registered with the CPD Standards Office and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define COSHH and explain why it is important
  • State the legal obligation placed on the employer and employee
  • Identify what falls under COSHH and what falls outside the scope of COSHH
  • Outline the principles of COSHH risk assessment and control measures
  • Explain the importance of using approved chemicals and how to use them safely 


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  • Easy to complete.
  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
  • Study online from anywhere.
  • Study at your own pace.
  • Download and print your accredited CPD certificate on successful completion.

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 0808 175 1269 to make an enquiry.


Who is this course for?

This COSHH in a Food Environment course will help food handlers to recognise and manage the risks resulting from handling hazardous substances.

Course Assessment Process


Upon completion of the course, learners will complete an end of learning assessment consisting of 20 questions. 70% of the questions will need to be answered correctly in order to pass and receive a certificate.

Endorsement(s): Institute of Hospitality and BIIAB.

Accreditation: The CPD Standards Office.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

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What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.

Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.

Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at a time and location of your choosing.

What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.

When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.

How long does it take to complete the course?
We estimate that the entire program is likely to take around 2-4 hours to work through initially, but you may want to allow more time to repeat some areas. You should allow an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
If we haven't answered your questions, please submit a question. We are happy to help and answer any questions you might have.
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Course Outline

This COSHH in a food environment course is organized into the following modules. 

Module 1 – What is COSHH?

In this module, you will learn:

  • The definition of COSHH
  • Legal background
  • The definition of a hazardous substance

Module 2What substances fall under COSHH?

In this module, you will learn:

  • Hazard symbols
  • Examples of potentially hazardous substances

Module 3 – Why COSHH is important

In this module, you will learn:

  • Reasons why COSHH is important
  • Potential health issues when failing to control hazardous substances

Module 4 – COSHH requirements

In this module, you will learn:

  • The eight requirements placed on employers
  • Risk assessments
  • Prevention and control of exposure
  • Employee health checks
  • Requirements placed on employees
Training Features

E-Learning Format

This eLearning is accessed through a dedicated learner portal. Your course material is presented in an interactive and easy to follow presentation enabling you to study at your own pace.

The course is divided into simple sections with a short quiz at the end of each to test your knowledge. Once you have progressed through each of the course sections you can complete an end of course quiz which consists of multiple-choice questions based on the material that you have studied.

Once you have completed your eLearning you'll be able to download your fully accredited CPD certificate (PDF format) directly from your learning account.

Test Retakes

If you don't pass the first time, don't worry, you can resist the test as many times as required - until you pass.

New – Translation Feature

Our state-of-the-art e-learning portal now offers translation features. Making learning across countries easy with automatic language translation – available in 75 popular international languages. Allowing learners to study in their preferred language. 

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