Highfield Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)

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.

Qualification Regulation

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.


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.

Examination results are normally received within 4 - 7 working days

Course Length

Delivery will usually be completed over 2 days including Part 1 and Part 2 as set out in the assessment criteria

Credit Value 2


(with no hidden extras)
Per Person: £192.00 including vat, learning materials, examination and certificate.

Discounts are available to businesses for bookings of 3 or more candidates per course,

We can deliver the qualification at your premises or arrange a venue near you

Please ensure that you have the time required to successfully complete the course

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Course Dates


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Felixstowe, Suffolk

Highfield Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)


2 Days


Ipswich, Suffolk

Highfield Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)


2 Days



Supporting Documents

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