Risk Assessment Principles and Practice

The course details the importance of risk assessments, alongside the skills to conduct them.

Course Description

This is an introduction to risk assessment at Level 1. The course details the importance of risk assessments, alongside the skills to conduct them. Delegates will learn and implement the hierarchy of control, grasping its application in order to control the many risks posed by an array of work-based hazards. Employers and the self employed have a legal duty to assess health and safety risks. Anyone conducting a risk assessment must have the necessary knowledge, skills and qualification. This course ensures that employees have the necessary depth of understanding to enable them in carrying out basic risk assessments meeting legislative requirements.


Half Day




This qualification is designed for the general workforce in any business, regardless of their product or service range. It is a foundation for all those who have a role that includes responsibility for the management of health and safety issues and risk assessing. E.g. managers, supervisors and safety personnel. (Team leaders and foremen also benefit from the greater understanding of risk assessment gained from this course.)


After a successful post-course assessment, candidates will receive a certificate. Employees may use the certificate to demonstrate the level of health and safety knowledge they have achieved.

Course Size

Maximum Course attendance is 12.

Typical Interest Groups

All employment sectors. (In-house courses are designed around the specific work sector being delivered to.)

Course Objective:

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand relevant legislation
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment
  • Identify hazards


  • Identify who is at risk and how
  • Identify and prioritise risk
  • Identify and implement controls


  • Complete relevant documentation
  • Monitor controls
  • Complete risk assessments in practice


Make a Booking

To book a place on this course please call us on 01529 413347, email us at training@arionltd.co.uk or contact us using our online form below

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