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Qualsafe Awards Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment

During this 1 day course, Learners will gain a basic introduction into the principles of risk assessment. Topics covered include: main causes of work-related fatalities, basic processes for undertaking a risk assessment, key terms associated with risk assessments, methods that can be used to prioritise risks and more.

£120.00 Plus VAT

Number of delegates

1 Day
£120 Per Person
Exam Included

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF) is ideal for anyone in a work environment that must assist in or conduct risk assessments.

Whether you’re up in Edinburgh, or as far south as Somerset; east-coast Newcastle or near our HQ in Liverpool, regardless of location – we’ve got you covered!

Courses can even be delivered on-site, at your premises.

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment has one unit, comprising of two modules, these are:

  • Module 1. Understanding why risk assessments are necessary for maintaining and improving standards of health and saety in the workplace
  • Module 2. Understanding the principles of risk assessment

Keep Safe Solutions’ trainers use a variety of assessment tools to ensure learners gain the reqired knowledge, skills and understanding, as detailed in the course syllabus, these are:

  • Formative assessments ‰лв a range of informal assessment procedures employed by the Trainer during the learning process to measure each Learner‰лЊs knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria
  • Theory assessment/multiple choice question papers ‰лв there is one written examination on this course. The maximum time allowed is 45 minutes

Upon successful completion of the course, Keep Safe Solutions will present students with an industry leading, Ofqual regulated and nationally recognised QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment certificate which satisfies legal obligations for training under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and which demonstrates staff competence, creating a safer and more efficient workplace.

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (QCF) may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession.

Some possible routes of progression are:

  • QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
  • QA Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH (RQF)
  • QA Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
  • QA Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)
  • QA Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Organisational Benefits

  • Minimal disruption ‰- the programme is delivered in just one day (including assessment)
  • Greater productivity ‰- Keep Safe Solutions can provide on-site training across our range of courses, meaning your staff spend less time travelling and less time out of work
  • Improved organisation – wide safety awareness culture and appreciation of health and safety measures
  • Nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated certification for employees, leaving you feeling confident that your organisation’s legal obligations are being met
  • Enhanced reputation with your supply chain, partners and clients

Individual Benefits

  • Greater knowledge – Individuals will have a greater knowledge of risk assessment principles and the practical steps involved in conducting a risk assessment as well as an increased competence at understanding and managing health and safety risks. This enhanced knowledge and the acquisition of additional responsibility will in turn, increase their chances at career progression within their workplace
  • Future employablility – The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment is one of the most widely respected health and safety qualifications, barr none, and is valued immensly by employers in all industries and sectors. Delegates who successfully complete the course an obtain the qualification greatly increase their chances of being employed in the future
  • Formal recognition – successful completion of the course and the achievement of the QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment qualification demonstrates a strong commitment to health and safety, meaning the candidate is formally recognised by not just their colleagues, but also the health and safety sector
  • Transferable skills – the QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment qualification may be primarily designed for the workplace, however the knowledge and skill taught on the course are priceless when faced with a real-life emergency situation at home or whilst out in public
  • Increased confidence – candidates will feel more confident in undertaking their duties upon successful completion of the QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment qualification, thus reducing workplace stress and anxiety

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