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

There are no prerequisites for this qualification. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges Pre-16, 16-18 and 19+.
The Level 2 Fire Safety course is aimed at personnel with extra fire responsibilities within the workplace.
An ideal course for managers, supervisors and fire marshals/wardens or those who undertake or assist in fire risk assessments at work

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