QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF)

QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF) 1-day Course- (Ofqual regulated)

Assessing risk is just one part of the overall process used to control risks in your work-place. Managers, supervisors, and other members of staff should be able to recognise the risks posed by their work, be able to take action to reduce or eliminate the risks and understand how to follow procedures. Employers have duties under health and safety law to assess risks in the workplace. Risk assessments should be carried out that ad-dress all risks that might cause harm in your workplace. Employers must give you in-formation about the risks in your workplace and how you are protected, also instruct and train you on how to deal with the risks.

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by developing their understanding of: the main causes of work-related fatalities, injuries and ill health; the moral, legal and economic reasons for preventing accidents and ill health at work; key terms associated with risk assessment; the role of risk assessment in accident and ill health prevention; the legal requirements for risk assessment; a simple process for undertaking a risk assessment; occupational, environmental and human factors that can affect the level of risk from hazards at work; how to prioritise risks; and the requirements for providing information about, and records on, the results of a risk assessment.

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with a greater awareness of risks in the workplace and the measures that can be taken to control them.

Intended Audience

This qualification is for anyone in a work environment. While employees might not undertake risk assessments themselves, they may be asked to contribute to the process and will be expected to behave in a way that protects both the health and safety of themselves and others at all times. This qualification will make them more risk-aware and improve their understanding of risk assessments.

Course Overview

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. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered.

Age Requirement:

The minimum age required for this course is 14 years.

Duration of the Course

This is a 1 day course consists of theory and practical training.

Qualification Specification

What is included in the Course?


  1. Understanding why risk assessment are necessary for maintaining and improving standards of health and safety at work.
  2. Understand the principles of risk assessment.

Assessment / Test

1 x 30 Multiple Choice Question Paper (Theory assessment).

On successful completion of the training programme, a “Level 2 Award in principles of Risk Assessment” certificate will be issued to the learner. This qualification is valid for 3 years.

Course Location:

While booking is available by online or phone calls to our office, this course is normally delivered at our training Centre face-to-face in the classroom. However, if you want to book 6 or more for this course, we can deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises. It will, reduce your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling expenses.

For individual course places, please see our website for further information or for group bookings, please contact us for an On-Site Training quote.

Our qualified instructors can provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements and on discounted prices.


For group booking or group discounts, please email us at [email protected]. If you have any other questions, please call our office on 020 3488 2333 or 07378 352 465. For regular updates please visit our website or our Facebook page.



QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF) 1-day Course- (Ofqual regulated)
QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF)  £99.00 £60.00 31st Oct 2021

Location: Stratford

27 Romford Road Stratford, London E15 4LJ


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