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Risk Assessment Training

Nationally recognised units of competency

Face to Face

Designed to teach workers the risk management process, including how to accurately complete a risk assessment and safe work method statement (SWMS) in accordance with their workplace procedures.

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Our nationally recognised risk assessment training course is designed to teach participants how to accurately complete a Risk Assessment and Job Safety Analysis (JSA) in accordance with their workplace procedures. This course is an ideal starting point for anyone who may need to complete JSA’s or risk assessments as part of their normal work duties.

Course Details


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

National unit of competency

  • RIIRIS201E - Conduct Local Risk Control

Course Duration

4 hours


Course Overview

Participants will learn to complete JSA’s and risk assessments. Our training is very workplace specific. We will look at your risk assessment processes and the hazards that are specific to your workplace. We will cover different methods of risk controls and the various consequences and categories of risk. We will examine the hierarchy of hazard controls as well as devising tailored risk reduction strategies.

During the course we will complete several practical risk assessments and look at different methods for risk elimination and risk control. We will complete many of the practical tasks in a group environment on actual work tasks that company personnel undertake.

Course Outline

  • WHS legislation overview concerning risk assessments
  • Risk assessment process
  • AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management Standard
  • Roles and responsibilities of management and employees
  • Case studies from industry
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk identification and assessment
  • Control measure suitability and risk reduction
  • Personal interpretation of risk
  • Qualitative and quantitative measurements of risk
  • Residual risk ratings and residual risk reduction strategies
  • Hierarchy of hazard controls
  • Worksite policy and procedures
  • Consultation as part of the risk assessment process

Course Inclusions

  • Training by experienced industry expert with years of real-world experience applying risk management principles in workplaces.

Each Trainee Must Provide

  • Transport
  • Appropriate clothing, closed-in footwear.

I am a trainer and educator myself and found trainer Norm to be top notch. A very good and personable trainer - great communicator, great examples, excellent knowledge in the field.

Michael R. - Melbourne, VIC