QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides learners with a greater awareness of risks in the workplace and the measures that can be taken to control them.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF) is ideal as an introduction to risk assessment for anyone in a work environment. While employees might not undertake risk assessments themselves, this qualification will make them more risk-aware and improve their understanding of risk assessments.

Course Overview

Qualification SpecificationDuring this 1 day course, learners will gain a basic introduction into the principles of risk assessment. Topics covered include: main causes of work-related fatalities, basic processes for undertaking a risk assessment, key terms associated with risk assessments, methods that can be used to prioritise risks and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Please note this qualification does not include writing and conducting risk assessment practice sessions. Those who will be responsible for conducting risk assessments should undertake the QA Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF).

Assessment Methods

1 x 30 Multiple Choice Question Paper (Theory assessment).


Successful learners will receive a personalised QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted, subject to a Centre’s Direct Claims Status and any required actions. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost (please see our Fees and Charges list for details).

Learner Registration Fees

Price includes: Lesson Plans, Assessment Guide and Multiple Choice Question Papers

Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

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