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Highfield - Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) course description.

Course Description

Is the Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Highfield Qualifications (Highfield). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
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What is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) course?

Category: Risk-Assessment

Level: Beginner

Level 2 Award Principles in Risk Assessment was created in response to industry requirements for all employees to be risk aware. Although not all employees will be expected to undertake risk assessments themselves, they may be asked to contribute to the process and will be expected to act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others.

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. It is suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk aware by raising their knowledge of risk in the workplace and basic things they can do to control it.

The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners to progress into further/higher level training and is designed to provide learners with an awareness of the benefits of risk assessment in any environment.

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the responsibilities of employers - the main causes and costs of work-related fatalities, injuries and ill-health - the role of risk assessment in the prevention of accidents and ill-health - the requirements of a risk assessment - a process for undertaking a risk assessment - and a method to evaluate risk

The qualification can be taken as a stand-alone or as part of a wider programme of training, it is suitable for learners aged 14+ and has one mandatory unit to complete.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day classroom-based course, however, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended, distance and e-learning.

How much is a Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) course?

As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £95.00 and the highest price is £95.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) course designed for?

This qualification is designed to prepare learners to progress into further/higher level training and is designed to provide learners with an awareness of the benefits of risk assessment in any environment.

What subjects does the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) course cover?

  • Ability to contribute both to the maintenance of a safe work environment and to the process of formal risk assessment
  • Understand the legal requirements for risk assessment
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment including:
  • hazards, risks and control measures
  • the five steps of risk assessment
  • the hierarchy of control
  • risk assessment review and record keeping.

How is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) course assessed?

It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the learner must answer atleast 9 out of 15 questions correctly. The examination will take a maximum of 30 minutes to complete.

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