HABC - Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment HC566 / J01

Start date
11 Jun 19
1 Day
Oak Tree Management & Training Ltd, Regus - Ground Floor, One Victoria Square, Paradise Street, Birmingham B1 1BD View on Google Map


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.

Course content:

  • looking at the main causes of work-related fatalities, injuries and ill health
  • outline the moral, legal and economic reasons for preventing accidents and ill health at work
  • define key terms associated with risk assessment in the context of health and safety at work
  • outline the role of risk assessment in accident and ill health prevention
  • outline the legal requirements for risk assessment
  • describe a simple process for undertaking a risk assessment
  • give examples of occupational, environmental and human factors that can affect the level of risk from hazards at work
  • outline a method that can be used to prioritise risks
  • outline the requirements for providing information about, and records on, the results of a risk assessment


After completing this course, participants will:

  • understand why risk assessments are necessary
  • understand the key principles of risk assessment
  • understand what they can do to mitigate risks


HABC - Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment11 June 201909:30-16:30Oak Tree Management & Training Ltd


This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

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heated memberActivity fee£217.50 +VAT
heated non-memberActivity fee£235.00 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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