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Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment

Our Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF) is an accredited qualification designed to provide a solid understanding of essential risk assessment principles. It emphasises the critical role of risk assessments in maintaining workplace health and safety standards, covering their legal, moral, and economic importance in accident prevention.

You will delve into identifying the primary causes of work-related accidents, mastering key risk assessment terminology, and understanding how risk assessments contribute to accident prevention. Through theory-based learning, the course offers remote study options supported by assignments, workbooks, and abundant resources to aid in learning and applying risk assessment techniques.

Key topics include legal obligations, the core risk assessment process, factors influencing risk levels, prioritisation methods, and documentation requirements. This qualification is suitable for health and safety professionals, supervisors, managers, or anyone tasked with conducting risk assessments at work.

Upon completion, you will have a strong grasp of risk assessment principles and practices, enabling you to conduct thorough evaluations and actively contribute to fostering a safe work environment.

Course Details

Qualification Name: Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF)
Accreditation: iCQ OfQual recognised qualification
OfQual Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 603/3858/1
Average time to completion: 1 to 2 weeks

Course Content

Mandatory Units

  • Module 1 – The Principles of Risk Assessment: This module covers the necessity of risk assessments for maintaining and enhancing workplace health and safety standards. It delves into identifying the primary causes of work-related fatalities and injuries, along with understanding the moral, legal, and economic imperatives for accident prevention. You will be able to define key terms related to risk assessment and explore its role in accident prevention. Legal obligations, a basic risk assessment process, factors influencing risk levels, prioritisation methods, and record-keeping requirements are also addressed.

Enrolment and Delivery

Please use our enquiry form or contact us by telephone if you have any queries about this qualification or would like to express an interest to enrol onto this course. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions, help to make sure this course is right for you and/or your staff team, and talk you through what is involved in enrolment and course completion.

Upon enrolment, you will be assigned a personal tutor who will assist you through achieving successful and meaningful completion of your award. All of the electronic resources, workbooks and assignments required for you to complete the course will be emailed to you for you to commence working with at a time of your convenience. Your tutor will work with you to set targets and milestones that are achievable for you and will check in with you regularly, providing assistance whenever necessary.

On successful completion of your award, your assessor will coordinate with the awarding body for the issuance of your certificates, which will be promptly delivered to you.


Including Assignment, Workbook and Resources:

The full cost of this qualification is £75 per person which is duly invoiced at the point of enrolment.

Upon completion and certification of this qualification, the certificate(s) for you/your staff members will be sent to you.

Quality Assurance

This Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment is accredited to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), the new framework for creating and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) regulates this qualification, examinations and assessments in England.

Complete Training is an approved registered centre with the OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation ‘I Can Qualify‘ (iCQ). All our qualifications are subject to both internal and external quality assurance processes to ensure we meet all of the awarding body specifications. All course materials are developed to meet the specific outcomes that make up the full qualification.

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