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Highfield - Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment course description.

Course Description

Is the Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : Highfield Qualifications (Highfield). Visit Highfield web site

What is the Highfield - Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment course?

Category: Risk-Assessment

Level: Beginner

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.

Who is the Highfield - Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment course designed for?

This qualification has been developed for those who have a responsibility to conduct risk assessments at low-risk premises.

What subjects does the Highfield - Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment course cover?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 20 hours and of this 14 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • the principles of risk assessment
  • the relationship between hazard and
  • applying the hierarchy of control to control risk.

How is the Highfield - Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment course assessed?

This qualification is assessed in two parts:

  • Part 1: Multiple-choice question (MCQ) examination

Containing 30 questions that must be completed within 60 minutes.

  • Part 2: Centre-set and marked assessment

Learners are expected to undertake a risk assessment, which will be internally set and assessed by the centre and externally moderated by Highfield.

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