Qualification Title: Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment
Duration: One day
Prerequisite: Level 1 in literacy or equivalent
Assessment: Multiple-choice examination
The Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment will benefit anyone in a work environment. Although not all employees will be expected to undertake risk assessments personally, they may be asked to contribute to the process and will always be expected to act in such as way that protects the health and safety of themselves and others.
To this end, this qualification provides candidates with a sound understanding of the risk assessment process. It advises them of the legal requirement for risk assessment, helps them to identify workplace hazards and suggest effective control measures, and looks at review and record keeping.
On successful completion of the qualification, the learner will understand:
- The principles of risk assessment
- Why risk assessments are necessary for maintaining and improving standards of health and safety at work.