Certificate in Risk Assessment and Management Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    Protect employees and customers by learning risk assessment and management strategies in this short, online course. This course will show you how you can identify office risks and hazards before they become accidents and speak with employees about adequate safety measures.

    Gain knowledge about common risk factors and the importance of filing accident reports when incidents occur, and why it is imperative to have accident and emergency response plans. Do not let yourself or your employees be caught off guard. Instead, communicate with them the skills you learn in the few hours you’ll need to dedicate to learning risk assessment and management in this short online course.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    Managers and business owners who want to comply with their obligations to reduce injuries and provide a safe work environment. Also beneficial for insurance representatives who teach business owners how to secure their offices.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this short course, however you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to access course materials.

  • Career Outcomes


    The Risk Assessment and Management online short course places control into your hands. You will learn how to measure risks, prioritise responses, make plans to reduce accidents and record incidents.

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses For Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Module one - getting started

    Module two - identifying hazards and risks

    • What is a hazard?
    • What is a risk?
    • Consult with employees
    • Likelihood scale

    Module three - seeking out problems before they happen (part 1)

    • Unique to your business
    • Walk around
    • Long term and short term
    • Common issues

    Module four - seeking out problems before they happen (part 2)

    • Ask "what would happen if....?"
    • External events
    • Worst case scenarios
    • Consequence scale

    Module five - everyone's responsibility

    • See it, report it
    • If it's not safe, don't do it
    • Take appropriate precautions
    • Communicating to the organisation

    Module six - tracking and updating control measures

    • What is a control measure?
    • Your business procedures
    • Are they adequate?
    • Updating and maintaining

    Module seven - risk management techniques

    • Reduce the risk
    • Transfer the risk
    • Avoid the risk
    • Accept the risk

    Module eight - general office safety and reporting

    • Accident reports
    • Accident response plans
    • Emergency action plan
    • Training and education

    Module nine - business impact analysis

    • Gather information
    • Identify vulnerabilities
    • Analyse information
    • Implement recommendations

    Module ten - disaster recovery plan

    • Make it before you need it
    • Test, update and repeat
    • Hot, warm and cold sites
    • Keep documentation simple and clear

    Module eleven - summary of risk assessment

    • What are the hazards?
    • Who might be harmed?
    • Are current control measures sufficient?
    • If not, change control measures

    Module twelve - wrapping up

    Words from the wise

    • Theodore Roosevelt – ‘Risk is like fire: if controlled it will help you; if uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you.’
    • Max Bazerman – ‘When our leaders accept the status quo, we run the risk of disaster.’
    • Cicero – ‘To make a mistake is only human; to persist in a mistake is idiotic.’
    • George Santayana – ‘Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.’
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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.