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Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, a; employers have a responsibility to ensure their employees’ health and safety whilst at work.

Risk assessments are an extremely important part of this. Knowing how to complete a good risk assessment will help you to identify, prioritise and put risk mitigation strategies in place.

This course is for anyone that needs to carry out a risk assessment as part of their role. The skills learnt will help you to understand different approaches and techniques for risk management and assessment.

Course content

Modules you will cover in this Risk Assessment Online Training:

  1. Module 1 - The law relating to hazardous substances - In this module you will look at health and safety legislation, COSHH, REACH, RIDDOR, and non-compliance.
  2. Module 2 - Identifying hazards - In this module you will look at 5 steps to risk assessment, risk assessment techniques, spotting hazards and who might be harmed and how.
  3. Module 3. Likelihood and severity of risk. In this module you will look at likelihood of occurrence, severity of risk, risk scores, high risk areas, good housekeeping, prevention, and environmental issues.
  4. Module 4 - Risk reduction and mitigation - In this module you will look at risk control hierarchy, personal protective equipment, low, medium, and high risk, barriers, reviewing, monitoring, and recording.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.

Is this course right for me?

Everyone can benefit from having a better understanding of learning disabilities, not just in the workplace but in wider society.  By completing this course many preconceived ideas about learning disabilities may be challenged and you will have a increased understanding of the challenges people face, but also the capabilities of people with learning disabilities.

On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.  

Remember, if you need to purchase multiple courses you may be eligible for a discount. Contact us to see how we can help you.


  • Fully online course with assessment at the end of each module

  • CPD certified by the CPD certification Service

  • CPD certificate available to download upon completion

  • Audio option (read aloud)

  • Optional learner file resource

  • Approximate 2 hour duration

Optional Formal Accreditation

Most of our courses have the option for formal accreditation through Open College Network West Midlands.

What does this mean?

Whilst all of our courses are CPD certified as standard, formal accreditation is done through a National Awarding Body.

What level are the courses?

The majority of our courses are all at a level 2.

How many credits does this course quality for?

This course is a single credit value.

Do I need to do any extra work?

You will be required to compete a learner file which is available once logged in. This is an enabled PDF so you can type your answer in. You will upload this in your learning area along with your learner registration form. We will then mark your learner file and provide feedback. 

Once this is complete we will put a request in to Open College Network West Midlands for your formal certificate.

How do I get my formal certificate?

This will be posted out to you once we receive it from the awarding body. It is sent recorded delivery.