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Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)

Key Qualification Facts

As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/FAA/IOSH. This course leads to certification in the Highfield Qualifications Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment.

Qualification number: 603/2413/2
Learning aim reference: 60324132
Credit value: 1
Assessment method: Multiple Choice Examination - 15 questions (minimum standard 9/15)
Guided learning hours (GLH): 6 GLH
Total qualification time (TQT): 6

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:
• Be a minimum of 14 years of age.

There are no other formal entry requirements however it is recommended that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in numeracy/literacy.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is available as a Classroom or an Online version.  

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place on our Website or Contact us on 02838 39 45 80

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In a hurry?  You can start the course online today.

Course Cost

This course costs £55 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

Understand why risk assessments are necessary for maintaining and improving standards of health and safety at work
1.1 Define key terms associated with risk assessment in the context of health and safety at work including:
a) hazard
b) risk
c) accident
d) near miss
e) risk assessment
f) risk control hierarchy
g) suitable and sufficient
h) competence
i) so far as is reasonably practicable
1.2 Identify employer’s duties in relation to risk assessment
1.3 State the main causes of work-related fatalities, injuries and ill health
1.4 Outline the main costs of work-related accidents and ill-health
1.5 Outline the role of risk assessment in the prevention of accidents and ill health
2. Understand the principles of risk assessment
2.1 Outline the requirements for risk assessment
2.2 Describe a simple process for undertaking a risk assessment
2.3 Outline the use of the hierarchy of control
2.4 Outline a simple method to evaluate risk