Introduction to Risk Assessment E-Learning
This IRSM & CPD approved course will give you fundamental knowledge in being able to undertake a professional risk assessment.
Risk assessment is a systematic method of looking at work activities, and considering the things that could cause significant harm to people, property or the environment. The most important purpose of risk assessments is to help prevent accidents and ensure the safety of employees and anyone affected by workplace activities.
At the end of this course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this the course defines important terms, provide some basic background information to explain how important risk assessments are and discusses some of the legislation that applies. It provides practical advice on how to identify hazards and analyse risk before finishing off by explaining the responsibilities of both employers and employees with regards to risk assessment.
Course syllabus includes:
- The Basics
- Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law
- Strategy – Options and Elements
- Identifying Hazards
- Who Might Be Harmed and Evaluating the Risks
- Evaluating Risk –The Practicalities
- Recording and Reviewing
- Management and Responsibilities
- PDF format certificates are issued as standard, as soon as you complete the course.
- Your certificate is valid for 1 years. We strongly recommend that you revisit your training after 1 year so as to maintain a safe workspace.
- This course will take the average learner around 1.5 hours to complete.
- This risk assessment course is tested online & you’ll need to gain a minimum of 70% to pass.
- You will undertake a multiple choice exam at the end of the course with short tests throughout to help cement your learning.
- We recommend that you have a reasonable understanding of English & maths (e.g. GCSE grade C/Level 2) before undertaking this course.
- Purchase a place for yourself, or purchase a bundle for your colleagues.
- The course is available to candidates in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- The course can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice, protocols & guidance.
- This risk assessment course can be run on any electronic device, but we recommend that a laptop/desktop is used to ensure that you can see the screen clearly.
- Shortly after you purchase your place on the course, we will email you your login details for the course.
- Visit this page to read the course joining instructions including everything you need to know about our e-learning courses.