City College Plymouth

Risk Assessment in the Workplace (Principles & Practice of Risk Assessment)

City College Plymouth
In Plymouth

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Typology Vocational qualification
Location Plymouth
  • Vocational qualification
  • Plymouth
Description

Risk assessments are fundamental for businesses. If a business doesn't know or appreciate where the risks are it could be putting its employees and its customers in danger. Our course will give you an insight into how to recognise hazards, evaluate risks and identify practical methods to reduce them. It will also look at the procedures that provide suitable control measures to prevent loss.

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Location

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Plymouth (Devon)
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Kings Road, PL1 5QG

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· Requirements

In our experience in order to be successful on this level of course you will need one of the following: • four GCSEs at grades D-F (including English and maths) • a BTEC foundation diploma in a related subject • an NVQ Level 1/technical certificate in a related subject • successful completion of the Gateway/Newstart course • successful completion of the E2E/Prince†s Trust course â€...

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Course programme


Course Content

Award:
Certificate - CIEH

What's it all about?:
Risk assessments are fundamental for businesses. If a business doesn't know or appreciate where the risks are it could be putting its employees and its customers in danger. Our course will give you an insight into how to recognise hazards, evaluate risks and identify practical methods to reduce them. It will also look at the procedures that provide suitable control measures to prevent loss, damage or injury in the workplace so you can feel confident to put the theory into practice.

Progression:
On completion of the course, you can progress to other courses including:
• principles of COSHH
• basic health and safety
• principles of manual handling regulations
• review health and safety in the workplace level 3
• investigate accidents and incidents in the workplace
• supervising health and safety.

Entry Requirements:
In our experience in order to be successful on this level of course you will need one of the following:
• four GCSEs at grades D-F (including English and maths)
• a BTEC foundation diploma in a related subject
• an NVQ Level 1/technical certificate in a related subject
• successful completion of the Gateway/Newstart course
• successful completion of the E2E/Prince†s Trust course
• equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience.

You will be able to go through an informal telephone interview with the tutor to assess your suitability for the course for you.

Duration: One day in centre plus approximately one day self study in company to carry out risk assessment

Business Benefits:
This course provides the skills and knowledge to enable your staff to become nationally qualified and carry out effective risk assessments in your workplace.

Course Overview
What does the course involve?:

The course will examine:
• the key legislations and requirements in carrying out a risk assessment
• understanding hazards, risks control measures
• how to plan and carry out the assessment
• the purpose and benefits of conducting risk assessments
• carry out, record, monitor and review risk assessments within your own workplace.

When can I study?:
Various days, 9.00am - 4.30pm

Are there any exams?:
After the course it is expected that you will carry out a risk assessment within your company and write a report of the processes and your findings. It is expected that it will take another day (mentioned in the duration) to achieve this. During this time you will be in contact with your tutor. It is possible to have a tutorial visit to your company subject to agreement.
Course Facts

Although we are not yet able to confirm dates or fees, applications for the next course are now welcome.

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