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Spill Prevention and Control Training

Identify a spill and the key steps of a spill response CPD Certified Course

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

This Spill Prevention and Control Training course looks at raising awareness on how to prevent or handle spills. Preventing spills, especially in the manufacturing industry, is not always possible. However, spillages and leaks must be dealt with promptly as soon as they occur. When not dealt with quickly, spillages can be serious and may cause serious accidents, especially if it is a dangerous substance that has been spilt.

Storage tanks must have a system for containing any leaks that may happen, and it is advised for all areas to have a readily available “spill kit” and trained staff to deal with such events.

This course looks at how to handle storage in a safe manner, as well as the repercussions that dealing with hazardous chemicals may have.

  • Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 30 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this online Spill Prevention and Control Training for?

This course is ideal for both employers and employees as it raises awareness of what to do if a spill occurs and how to deal with it quickly and safely. It also looks at preventive measures that both employers and employees can take to prevent spills from happening.

Spill Prevention and Control Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Spill Prevention & Control Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

The aim of this course is to raise awareness of spills and how these incidents can be prevented via various methods. It also looks at the dangers of spilt hazardous substances and the roles and responsibilities that both employees and employers hold when it comes to dealing with spills.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Identify how spills may occur
  • List some storage types
  • Name some substances hazardous to health
  • List some types of PPE
  • Identify some steps that can be taken during a spill response plan
  • List some types of spill kits and their uses
  • Identify the duties that should be upheld by both the employer and employee
  • Identify the purpose of a safety data sheet
  • Identify some repercussions that may occur if coming into contact with hazardous substances
  • List the five steps that should be undertaken in a risk assessment
  • Recognise the GHS hazard symbols

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Spill Prevention

    This section introduces the learner to the course and looks at how spills may occur.

  • Module 1 - Hazardous Substances

    This section of the course concentrates on the different types of hazardous substances, the different GHS hazard symbols and why the use of a safety data sheet is important, especially when dealing with chemical spills.

  • Module 2 - How to Deal with a Spill Safely

    This section of the course covers how to deal with a spill safely. It looks at the general steps of a spill response plan and the different types of spill kits that may be used. It also looks at how to dispose of waste safely.

  • Module 3 - Roles and Responsibilities

    This final section explores the roles and responsibilities that both employees and employers hold. It is important that every individual upholds their own responsibilities to ensure that when dealing with spills, especially hazardous ones, every person’s health is protected from harm.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Identify a spill and the key steps of a spill response CPD Certified Course


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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

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