Certificate in Risk Assessment

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require employers to conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments. The certificate in Risk Assessment provides formal recognition of an individual’s ability to undertake such a risk assessment in line with the Health and Safety Executive’s Five Steps to Risk Assessment.


One Day Course

Course Outline (PDF)

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of risk assessments
  • Understand the principles of controlling risks
  • Understand how a risk assessment is undertaken 
  • Calculating an Appropriate Risk Rating
  • Factors Affecting the Likelihood of Harm
  • Factors Affecting the Severity of Harm
  • Identifying and Evaluating Existing Control Measures
  • Proposing Additional Control Measures
  • Applying the Hierarchy of Controls
  • Revising a Risk Rating
  • Recording the Findings of a Risk Assessment
  • Making Recommendations Based on the Findings
  • Reviewing and Revising a Risk Assessment
Price: £265 + vat


  • Wednesday 24th July 2024
  • Tuesday 17th September 2024
  • Tuesday 19th November 2024