Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment
The qualification is aimed at all employees and provides essential knowledge and understanding of the risk assessment process.
Online assessments £11.95, paper-based £13.95 (prices are excluding VAT).
Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment qualification develops the skills required to undertake a suitable and sufficient risk assessment in the learner’s environment. It covers the main cause of work-related fatalities, injuries and ill-health plus the reasons for preventing such incidents within the learner’s environment.
Based on the Health and Safety Executive’s ‘Five Steps to Risk Assessment’, the qualification aims to provide supervisors and employees with fundamental knowledge and understanding of the risk assessment process.
Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment qualification is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
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What does it cover?
Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment covers the main cause of work-related fatalities, injuries and ill-health plus the reasons for preventing such incidents. The learner will also become proficient in the role of risk assessment in accident and ill-health prevention.
It also covers the legal requirements for risk assessment, key terms associated with the subject and the process for undertaking a risk assessment. Other topics include factors affecting the level of risk from workplace hazards, methods that can be used to prioritise risk and how to provide information about – and the recording of – risk assessments.
How does it work?
Approved Centres are provided with learning materials and they subsequently deliver the training (recommended six hours). Centres then request the examination – available either online or paper-based – on a date and time of their choosing. The results of online examinations are available immediately while paper-based results and certificates are issued within five working days of receipt.
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Assessments for Approved Centres
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Assessments are comprehensive and clearly laid out, so that candidates can easily understand the process. Candidates are assessed by completing an online task which is externally marked by examiners appointed by the British Safety Council. The examination is made up of 30 multiple choice questions. All our qualifications are developed to the very highest standards. Attaining the qualification will earn a candidate two credits.
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This qualification will be available to purchase through our new Centre Portal from the 1 August 2017.