Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) - 2 Day course
Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) - Telford Training Centre
Course duration: 2 Days
Lunch and refreshments are included
Qualification Number: 600/5747/6
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.
Understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace
Outline the main causes of work-related accidents and ill health.
List the main costs of work-related accidents and ill health to employers, employees and society.
Outline the duties and responsibilities of employers, employees and others with respect to workplace health and safety
Describe the provisions for risk assessment contained in key legislation
Outline how workplace health and safety legislation is enforced and the penalties for non-compliance
Understand the principles involved in risk assessment
Describe what is meant by the term ‘risk assessment’
Describe the necessary competencies of a risk assessor.
State sources of advice and information for carrying out workplace risk assessments
Describe the stages involved in a typical risk assessment.
State the requirements for recording, monitoring, reviewing and revising workplace risk assessments
Understand the relationship between hazard and risk as part of an accident and ill health prevention strategy
Describe how accident and ill health records can be used to target hazards and control the level of risk.
Describe how occupational, environmental and human factors affect the level of risk from hazards at work.
Identify a range of work-related health and safety hazards in various work environments
Outline who may be at risk from work related hazards
Apply the hierarchy of controls to control risk to an acceptable level.
Identify a range of control measures for different workplace hazards.
Determine if control measures currently in place are suitable and sufficient in terms of the risk control hierarchy to:
prevent exposure to hazards altogether
reduce the health or safety related consequences should exposure to hazards occur
effectively control an emergency situation relating to health and safety hazards
Apply knowledge of the risk assessment process in a workplace
Undertake a risk assessment and use their findings to demonstrate the ability to:
collect information on the workplace and hazards that may be relevant there
analyse the current level of risk and who may be exposed
determine suitable recommendations
record and communicate findings effectively
It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.