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LEV qualifications

Important notice: New version of HSG258 now available

Please note that in November 2017, the HSE reviewed and updated HSG258: Controlling Airborne Contaminants at Work: A Guide to Local Exhaust Ventilation System. The Third Edition can be downloaded from the HSE website here

New: IP601 now available!

IP601 - Thorough Examination and Testing of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems, BOHS' first international LEV qualification is now available for booking. IP601 is aimed at candidates working outside of the UK, to teach the best practice for testing, examining and maintaining LEV systems. For more details, please download the Qualification Specification below.

Note to candidates: This qualification is only suitable for candidates who will not be working in the UK. Candidates planning to work both in the UK and overseas should still take the P601 qualification.


The available qualifications are listed by qualification code and title. Please click on the document links to download further information.

To find and book onto a course, please go to the Find a course page.

UK Foundation Courses

P600 - Methods for Testing the Performance of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems

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UK Proficiency Qualifications (P)

P601 - Thorough Examination and Testing of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems

Note to candidates: Once you have passed the written examinations, you will need to submit two workplace reports in order to complete the P601 qualification. Please download and fill in Part 1 of the Report submission form below, and send to BOHS along with each of your reports. For guidance on report writing, please refer to the Report Submission Guidance document below.

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P602 - Basic Design Principles of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems

Note to candidates: To complete this qualification, you must pass a Written Theory examination and two case study assessments. If you do not receive your case studies two weeks after passing the Written Theory examination, please email levreports@bohs.org to request your case studies.

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P603 - Control of Hazardous Substances - Personal Protective Equipments

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P604 - Performance Evaluation, Commissioning and Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems

Note to candidates: Once you have passed the written examination, you will need to submit one commissioning report in order to complete the P604 qualification. Please download and fill in Part 1 of the Report submission form below, and send to BOHS along with your report. For guidance on report writing, please refer to the Report Submission Guidance document below.

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International Proficiency Qualifications (IP)

IP601 - Thorough Examination and Testing of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems

Note to candidates: Once you have passed the written examinations, you will need to submit two workplace reports in order to complete the IP601 qualification. Please download and fill in Part 1 of the Report submission form below, and send to BOHS along with each of your reports. For guidance on report writing, please refer to the Report Submission Guidance document below.

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Professional Qualifications

CoC (Control) - Certificate of Competence (Control)

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