Highfield Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment

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The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Workplace Risk Assessment is for anyone looking to improve their knowledge related to health and safety risk assessments, or looking to support competent risk assessors. The qualification is ideally aimed at employees looking to take on more health and safety responsibilities.

Who is the Course For?

Staff members
Anyone with an interest in risk assessment


  • Main causes of workplace injuries, ill health and deaths
  • Costs of work related accidents and ill health
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees for workplace health and safety
  • Legislation and enforcement
  • Risk assessment and legislation
  • What is risk assessment
  • Competency for risk assessment
  • Sourcing support during risk assessment
  • Stages of risk assessment
  • Recording, monitoring, reviewing and revising workplace risk assessment


  • This qualification is available to those over 14 years.
  • Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

Course Duration

6 contact hours
Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 1-day, 09:30 – 16:30

Awarding Body

Highfield Qualifications

Qualification Code


Delivery Type

Face-to-face or Remote Learning

Maximum Learners Per Tutor


Assessment Method

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Workplace Risk Assessment Course is assessed by multiple choice assessment.


As with all health and safety related courses, it is recommended that staff undergo refresher training on a regular basis. For Risk Assessment Training this is normally every 3-years.

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