Principles of Risk assessment Level 2

This training qualification is aimed at giving candidates an understanding behind the process of risk assessment,  if they have a responsibility for risk assessment within they’re workplace. The qualification is a Level 2 qualification and is accredited.

principles of risk assessmentThis course could be suitable for individuals who have a direct responsibility for drawing up risk assessments, managers who oversee the process or anybody who contributes to the risk assessment process in the workplace. It was initially aimed at providing all staff, whether they are involved in the risk assessment process or not, to become risk aware in their workplace.

Course Content

What are the legal requirements regarding risk assessment.

Awareness of the main causes of fatality and major injuries in the workplace

Understand the reasons why Health and Safety is relevant to the workplace. Moral, legal and economic.

Explain the terms below in the context of health and safety in the:

  • Workplace-definition
  • How would you define an accident
  • Suitable and sufficient in relation to safety
  • Accident triangle
  • Definition of a Hazard
  • What is Risk
  • Risk assessment
  • Hierarchy of risk control measures
  • What is a near miss

Describe a relatively simple technique for carrying out a risk assessment

Course duration

The length of the course is 1 day (6 hours)


There is an assessment at the end of the training course, which has to be passed. The assessment consists of multiple choice questions.


The cost of the training is £550 + VAT per course for up to 12 delegates. There is also a £12 + VAT fee for each delegate for the accredited certificate  There is also a training manual for each delegate. Each delegate receives an accredited certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Level 2 award in the principles of risk assessment- Course venue

We deliver the training in house at your company. We are a national company and will deliver in Scotland, Wales and England. We regularly deliver training in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield and Liverpool.

Did you know that we can also deliver Risk Assessment Principles and Practice Level 3 Award directly in your workplace. Risk Assessment Principles and Practice Level 3 Award – This qualification in risk assessment training, Risk assessment principles and practice, is aimed at learning at higher level - level 3. It covers the content and then moves on from the the level 2 qualification, the principles of risk assessment. The course is aimed at providing candidates with an understanding of the principles of risk assessment and the skills to go and carry them out (providing the candidate has the required expertise in their particular field that they are looking to assess).

We are confident that we can offer you a competitive price for all your Health and Safety training requirements. Call us directly on 0800 774 7034 and we will be able to discuss your requirements.

Any prices which are quoted are exclusive of VAT.