CIEH Risk Assessment

Course Aim

The overall aim is for trainees to acquire knowledge and practical skills to improve their competency in carrying out general risk assessments under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, successful candidates will be able to:

  • Contribute to the risk assessment programmes at their workplaces
  • Conduct risk assessments (assuming they have the necessary technical knowledge in relation to the activities/environments/issues being assessed)
  • Organise and implement a risk assessment programme where this has not already been started
  • Participate in the identification of specific training needs for the activities being assessed
  • Assist employers in meeting legal requirements and promote improved standards of health and safety within their organisation. Suitable candidates for the programme and assessment will need to have good standards of written and oral communication, the ability to analyse workplaces and work activities, the confidence and ability to seek additional advice information and the capability to work as part of a team


  • An assignment including a description of a practical risk assessment and a self-evaluation


  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)


Click here to view/download the Level 2 course information sheet. And here for the Level 3 course information sheet.