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CIEH Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment Principles and Practice


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.

Who needs this qualification?  

Designed for anyone with a responsibility to conduct risk assessments, such as:

  Team leaders, supervisors, site managers and managers
  Quality controllers
  Technicians
  Engineers
  Health and safety specialists
  Personnel contributing to the risk assessment process

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 and finance 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.


Learning outcomes  

  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
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Facts  

Duration  Duration  20 guided learning hours (minimum contact time of seven hours)
Assessment  Assessment  Assignment
Ofqual Regulated  Ofqual Regulated  Yes
Ofqual Qualification Number  Ofqual Qualification Number  600/0216/52
QCF  QCF  2 credits
QCF Reference  QCF reference  F/502/8528
Prerequisite  Prerequisite   Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (or equivalent)
Suggested Progression  Suggested Progression  Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace 

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