This regulated qualification is designed to introduce the principles of risk assessment. It covers why risk assessments are necessary, the legal requirements relating to them and simple processes for carrying them out.
It is suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk aware by raising their knowledge of risk in the workplace and basic steps they can take to control it.

The HABC Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment has been accredited by the regulators of England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Ofqual, Welsh Government and CCEA) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).It is supported by Pro-skills, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector

This regulated qualification is designed to introduce the principles of risk assessment. It covers why risk assessments are necessary, the legal requirements relating to them and simple processes for carrying them out.

This qualification is designed to be an introduction to the principles of Risk Assessment. It covers why risk assessments are necessary, the legal requirements relating to risk assessments and simple processes for carrying out a risk assessment.

It is suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk aware by raising their knowledge of risk in the workplace and basic things they can do to control it.

It is suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk aware by raising their knowledge of risk in the workplace and basic steps they can take to control it.

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

Age Ranges

These qualifications are approved for delivery to learners aged 16+

Risk Assessment level 2 Consist of following topics:

  • Understand why risk assessments are necessary for maintaining and improving standards of health and safety at work
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment
This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit. Details of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria can be found at the end of this specification document.

Assessment Guidance

This qualification is assessed through a 20-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 30 minutes.

Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 13 out of 20.

Following the assessment, a list of results will be provided to the Centre Contacts stating whether learners have passed or failed. Certificates for successful learners will be dispatched for distribution by the Centre Contacts.

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