HABC Highfield Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) 3 Day

Qualification regulation and support

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual and CCEA Regulation. The qualification is also regulated by Qualifications Wales.

Qualification overview and objective

The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace as a risk assessor. This qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility to conduct risk assessments at low risk premises. It covers the principles of risk assessment, the relationship between hazard and risk and requires learners use the knowledge learned on the course by undertaking a risk assessment. Therefore, laying a foundation for further development as a risk assessor.

Entry requirements

To register for this qualification, learners are required to be 16 years of age or above.

Guidance on delivery

The total qualification time for this qualification is 20 hours and of this 14 are recommended as guided learning hours.

TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming guided learning hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.

This qualification will be delivered in a classroom environment

Guidance on assessment

This qualification is assessed in two parts:

Part 1: Multiple-choice question (MCQ) examination. This method of assessment is an end-of-course exam and must follow the Highfield Qualifications Examination and Invigilation Procedures. The examination for this qualification contains 30 questions that must be completed within 60 minutes. Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30. Completed examination papers should be returned to Highfield Qualifications for marking. Results will then be provided to the centre afterwards.

Part 2: Centre-set and marked assessment

Learners are expected to undertake a risk assessment, which will be internally set and assessed by the centre and externally moderated by Highfield. The risk assessment activity is an opportunity for learners to fully understand and demonstrate the risk assessment process. Learners must follow the 5-step process to risk assessment.

Progression opportunities

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:

• Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

• Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Course Fees £1550.00 Dicounts for smaller groups

Maximum Delegates 12