The Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment has been accredited by the regulators of England, Wales and Northern Ireland and is part of both the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Ofqual qualification reference: 600/5826/2.
This qualification is designed to be an introduction to the principles of Risk Assessment. It covers why risk assessments are necessary, the legal requirements relating to risk assessments and simple processes for carrying out a risk assessment.
This is suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk-aware. It improves their knowledge of risk in the workplace and the basic steps they can take to control it. This qualification is designed to be an introduction to the principles of risk assessment.
There are no prerequisites for this qualification.
Validity of Award
This qualification does not expire
Length of Course
Minimum of 6 contact hours.
The qualification covers the following topics:
- Understanding why Risk Assessments are necessary for maintaining and improving standards of H&S at work
- Understanding the principles of Risk Assessment
This qualification is assessed through a 20 question multiple-choice examination.