This qualification is designed to be an introduction to the principles of Risk Assessment. It cover why risk assessments are necessary, the legal requirements relating to risk assessments and simple
processes for carrying out a risk assessment. It is suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk aware by raising their
knowledge of risk in the workplace and basic things they can do to control it.

Entry Requirements
Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course it is advised that learners have a
minimum of Level 1 in literacy.

Course Content
• Understand why risk assessments are necessary for maintaining and improving standards of health and safety at work
• Understand the principles of risk assessment

How is the qualification assessed?
The qualification is assessed via a Multiple-choice examination

20 questions lasting 30 minute. Learners must achieve 13 out of 20 in order to pass.

If you would like more information on the course please email or call (01228) 530552

What next?
Learners may wish to progress to a further qualification such as Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) or Level 3
Award in Risk Assessment (QCF).

Course Dates
This is a one day course combined with our Level 2 COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. The combination package costs £95 + VAT.


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