NEBOSH HSE Award in Managing Risks and Risk Assessment

This is an introductory course aimed at anyone involved in managing workplace health and safety risks including those who undertake risk assessments. You will develop straightforward, practical health and safety risk management skills so you can go beyond risk assessment, to effectively control the health and safety risks caused by hazards in your workplace. This is the perfect platform for taking further NEBOSH courses at a higher level.

The course consists of 3 elements:

Element 1: Why manage health and safety risks

  1. An introduction to health and safety and basic definitions
  2. An introduction to the steps in managing risk
  3. Health and safety competency

Element 2: Managing risk

  1. Steps needed to manage risk
  2. What ensures a risk assessment is suitable and sufficient
  3. Distinction between prevention and mitigation

Element 3: Sources of information and the application of HSE’s risk management tools

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: A written risk assessment is completed at the end of the course. You will be asked to consider a realistic workplace scenario and complete a risk assessment to identify how you would manage and prioritise the risks present. This assessment needs to be submitted to RRC International for external examination.

Exams: No

Prison Support Requirements: Facilitate assessment

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? Any NEBOSH Level 3 Certificate

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