Cosmetic Safety Assessors Course

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Become a Cosmetic Safety Assessor with our online course

Do you want to be become a cosmetic safety assessor for the UK and EU? Get expert training with our online cosmetic safety assessors course. Register your interest in our training course and receive an early bird discount. Read on to learn more.

If you are a cosmetic business looking to get a cosmetic safety assessment please click here.

Our cosmetic safety assessor course includes:

and more…

Cosmetic regulation

Cosmetic products are required to comply with cosmetic regulation before placing on the market – that means 1) an assessment of the product by a qualified professional 2) product notification to the authorities. To read more about cosmetic regulation in the UK click here.

How to become a safety assessor for EU or UK

With our online cosmetic safety assessors course, you can become a cosmetic assessor to enable you to author cosmetic safety assessments that comply with UK and EU cosmetic regulation.

Register for our online safety assessor training course and get early bird discount

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Who can be a cosmetic safety assessor?

There are rules on who can become a cosmetic safety assessor – not just anyone can be one. You must have qualifications to a particular standard. The rules on who can be a cosmetic safety assessor are laid down in paragraph 2 Article 10 of EU cosmetic regulation. It says:

The cosmetic product safety assessment, as set out in Part B of Annex I shall be carried out by a person in possession of a diploma or other evidence of formal qualifications awarded on completion of a university course of theoretical and practical study in pharmacy, toxi­cology, medicine or a similar discipline, or a course recognised as equivalent by a Member State.

Let’s break that down.

Types of acceptable qualification include:

  • Diploma
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters
  • PhD
  • Other qualification from a university


Include theoretical and practical study in the following subject areas

  • pharmacy
  • toxicology
  • medicine

OR similar:

  • Chemistry (and sub-topics including biochemistry)
  • Biology
  • Genetics

Do you meet the requirements to be a cosmetic safety assessor?

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What is the cost of the cosmetic safety assessors course?

We do not yet have a price for the course. For the best price, make sure you are signed up for early bird discount.

When is the cosmetic assessors course available?

The course is expected to be open to students by the end of 2023.

What is the duration of the cosmetic safety assessor course?

We expect the course to be about 4 hours long excluding any time required for further reading around particular subjects.

Will there be an exam at the end of the course?

There is no exam at the end but quizzes are included throughout to test your knowledge.

Do I receive a certificate for completing the course?

Any student that completes the course receives a certificate of completion (as verified by factors including quiz completion and engagement).