Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment Principles and Practice

The one day CIEH Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment Principles and Practice is designed for: team leaders, supervisors, managers, quality controllers, technicians, engineers, health and safety specialists, and personnel contributing to the risk assessment process.

This qualification provides a thorough understanding of the main categories of accidents and ill health, their socio-economic costs and the benefits of good health and safety management.

Why is this training important?

A properly implemented programme of risk assessments can assist in the prevention of injuries, fatalities, property damage incidents and other losses. This not only helps to prevent human loss and suffering, but also assists the effective management of any business or organisation.

Following the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, employers with five or more employees also need to record the significant findings of the risk assessment.

Course Outline

  • Conduct risk assessments (with the necessary technical knowledge in relation to the activities/environments/issues)
  • Organise and implement a risk assessment programme
  • Participate in the identification of specific training needs for the activities being assessed
  • Assist employers in meeting legal requirements and promote improved standards of health and safety within their organisation


CIEH Accredited - Level 3 - QCF OFQUAL Regulated

Course Duration

7 hours plus a workplace risk assessment (with up to 20 guided learning hours)

Assessment Method

  • Workplace risk assignment
  • Multiple choice exam

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