Level 03 Award (RQF) Risk Assessment

02 Days

Equivalent to 16 hrs.

Rewards Points


The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace as a risk assessor.  This qualification is designed for learners 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 learners use the knowledge learned on the course by undertaking a risk assessment. Therefore, laying a foundation for further development as a risk assessor.

During this 2 day course, Learners will develop their knowledge of risk assessment processes so that they can apply their knowledge and skills when completing risk assessments in the workplace. Topics covered include: the importance of health and safety in the workplace, the principles involved in risk assessment and the relationship between hazard and risk as part of an accident and ill health strategy

  • This is a 2-day (16hr) learning event.
  • Start/Finish Times: 09:00am – 17:00pm.
  • Prior Learning Requirement: No prior knowledge requirements.
  1. Understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace
  2. Understand the principles involved in risk assessment
  3. Understand the relationship between hazard and risk as part of an accident and ill health prevention strategy
  4. Apply the hierarchy of controls to control risk to an acceptable level
  5. Apply knowledge of the risk assessment process in a workplace

This qualification is assessed in two parts:

  • Part 1: Multiple-choice question (MCQ) examination

Containing 30 questions that must be completed within 60 minutes. 

  • Part 2: Centre-set and marked assessment

Learners are expected to undertake a risk assessment, which will be internally set and assessed by the centre and externally moderated by Highfield.

This course is fully recognised by HABC

This qualification is ideal for those who have a responsibility for conducting risk assessments in low risk environments, such as supervisors and site managers. This qualification is also suitable for those who significantly contribute to the risk assessment process, e.g. team leaders and technicians.

Course Pre-Requisite

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

What's Included

Comprehensive delegate folder and certificates. Public courses include, lunch, refreshments and our Residential option includes accommodation on the intervening nights of a course, plus dinner and breakfast.

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