CIEH Level 3 Risk Assessment Principles and Practice (Classroom)

A properly implemented program of risk assessment can assist in the prevention of injuries, fatalities, property damage incidents and other losses.

The tutor led element of the programme is one and a half days in duration and will assist students in becoming familiar with legal requirements, the principles of risk assessments and the methods used when conducting them in practical situations. In addition to the CIEH Level 3 Risk Assessment Principles and Practice training programme students will be required to complete an assignment requiring some research and the preparation of a report which may take between 3-6 hours depending on individual circumstances and ability.

Who is the Training CIEH Level 3 Risk Assessment Aimed At?

The CIEH Level 3 Risk Assessment Principles and Practice Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors and all those who have a responsibility to conduct risk assessments.

Course Aims

It is anticipated that by the end of a course trainees will be able to:

  • State the purposes for, and benefits of, using a risk assessment approach to the management of health and safety.
  • State the basic principles of risk assessment and stages involved in carrying out risk assessments in practice.
  • State the key legislative requirements on risk assessment.
  • Carry out, record, monitor and review risk assessments within their own working environment, (subject to possession of the necessary technical knowledge and skills).

Additionally trainees will become aware of the limitations of their personal knowledge and experience and will know where to seek further information, guidance and assistance.

Learning Objectives

  • Conduct risk assessments (assuming they have the necessary technical knowledge in relation to the activities/ environments/issues being assessed).
  • Organise and implement a risk assessment programme where this has not already been started.
  • Participate in the identification of specific training needs for the activities being assessed.
  • Assist employers in meeting legal requirements and promote improved standards of health and safety within their organisation.

Candidate Criteria

Suitable candidates for the programme and assessment will need to have good standards of written and oral communication, the ability to analyse workplaces and work activities, the confidence and ability to seek additional advice and information and the capability to work as part of a team.

Course Duration

1 Day plus the completion of an assignment (3-6 hours) and submitted within 6 weeks of the course date.