Health & Safety Short Courses

Risk Assessment
1HABC Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment
Qualification Number: 600/5826/2
Credit Value: 1

This qualification is suitable for people working in any environment who need to be more risk- aware. It improves knowledge of risk in the workplace and the basic steps that can be taken to control it. It is designed to be an introduction to the principles of risk assessment.

How long is the course?
This qualification is usually obtained by taking a one or half-day classroom-based course depending on the method of delivery. However, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended and distance learning, as long as the recommended learning hours are completed.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, taking a maximum of 30 minutes. You must answer at least 13 out of 20 questions correctly.

What next?
You may progress to further qualifications, such as:

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
HABC Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment
2HABC Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment
Qualification Number: 600/5747/6
Credit Value: 2

This qualification is designed for employees with a responsibility for conducting risk assessments at low risk premises. It covers the principles of risk assessment, the relationship between hazard and risk and requires you to use the knowledge learned on the course by undertaking a risk assessment, therefore laying a foundation for further development as a risk assessor.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This is a two day course consisting of 20 guided learning hours. It is recommended that the knowledge element of the qualification is completed on day one of the course and that day two is dedicated to the production of a risk assessment. Day 1 can be completed via distance learning, however, HABC have stipulated a minimum of 7 contact hours in the delivery of this qualification.

How long is the course?
This qualification is assessed in two parts:

Part 1: A multiple choice examination, taking a maximum of 60 minutes. You much achieve 20 out of 30 correct answers to successfully complete the exam.

Part 2: A practical assessment during which you will undertake a risk assessment exercise.

What next?
You may progress onto further qualifications, such as:

HABC Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
HABC Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace