3 Day Course - 20 Hours in Total
Who is it for? This qualification is designed for delegates with a responsibility to conduct risk assessments at low risk premises. It covers the principles of risk assessment, the relationship between hazard and risk and requires delegates use the knowledge learned on the course by undertaking a risk assessment. Therefore laying a foundation for further development as a risk assessor.
Course Objectives By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:
- Understand the importance of health and safety in the work place
- Understand the principles involved in risk assessment
- Understand the relationship between hazard and risk as part of an accident and ill health prevention strategy
- Apply the hierarchy of controls to control risk to an acceptable level
- Apply knowledge of the risk assessment process in a workplace
- Main causes of work related accidents and ill-health
- Main costs of work related accidents
- Duties and Responsibilities
- What is 'risk assessment?'
- Undertaking a risk assessment
- Recording results of a risk assessment
This qualification is assessed in two parts:
Part 1: Multiple choice examination Delegates must complete a 30 question examination, the duration of which is 1 hour. Successful delegates must achieve 1 score of at least 20 out of 30 in order to pass.
Part 2: Centre set and marked assessment Delegates are expected to undertake a risk assessment, which will be internally assessed, externally moderated. The risk assessment activity is an opportunity for delegates to fully understand and demonstrate the risk assessment process. Delegates must follow the 5 step process to risk assessment.
Progression Progression routes could include:
- Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace