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Overview | Risk Assessment Training

Risk Assessment Training is a critical component for maintaining safety and compliance within any workplace environment. This training equips individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to identify, evaluate, and mitigate risks effectively, ensuring a safer workplace for all employees. Through a comprehensive curriculum, participants will learn how to conduct thorough risk assessments, develop and implement risk control plans, and understand the legal obligations related to workplace safety and health.

This Risk Assessment training is designed to cater to a wide range of participants, from safety officers and managers to employees who are tasked with the responsibility of overseeing safety protocols within their operational areas. By focusing on practical, real-world applications, the risk assessment training emphasises the importance of proactive risk management strategies and the development of a safety-conscious culture within the organisation.

Participants will gain a deep understanding of the types of hazards that may be present in their specific work environment, the methodologies for assessing these risks, and the most effective control measures to mitigate them. Upon completion of the Risk Assessment Training, participants will be adept at conducting local risk control, armed with the tools and confidence needed to make informed decisions that enhance workplace safety. 

Industry-Specific Risk Assessment Training

Our Risk Assessment Training is meticulously tailored to meet the unique needs and challenges of various industries, ensuring that every participant gains the most relevant and practical skills for their specific work environment. Recognising that each sector has its distinct hazards and compliance requirements, our risk assessment training programs are custom-designed to address these differences, offering specialised insights and solutions across a broad range of industries.

  • Construction: In the construction industry, where the risk of accidents is heightened by the nature of the work, our risk assessment training focuses on identifying and mitigating potential dangers such as falls, machinery mishaps, and exposure to hazardous substances. We equip participants with the knowledge to create safer construction sites, protecting workers and the public.
  • Healthcare: Tailored for the healthcare setting, our training emphasises on managing risks related to infectious diseases, hazardous chemicals, and the physical demands of patient care. Healthcare workers learn to foster a safer environment for both themselves and their patients, prioritising health and safety in all aspects of care.
  • Manufacturing and Mining: For manufacturing and mining sectors, known for their use of heavy machinery and exposure to hazardous materials, our risk assessment training delves into specific risk control measures. It prepares employees to handle equipment safely, manage chemical hazards, and mitigate the risks associated with operational processes.
  • Transportation and Logistics: Addressing the unique challenges of transportation and logistics, our training covers risk assessment related to vehicle operation, manual handling, and the transportation of hazardous goods. This ensures the safety of workers and the public, reducing the risk of accidents and improving operational efficiency.
  • Education, Hospitality, and Retail: Recognising the diverse risks present in education, hospitality, and retail environments—from on-site accidents to emergency situations—our training provides strategies for creating safer spaces for staff, students, and customers alike.
  • Agriculture, Energy, and Utilities: With specific modules for the agriculture and energy sectors, our risk assessment training addresses the risks associated with machinery, chemical use, and environmental hazards. Participants learn to implement effective safety measures, ensuring a safer workplace and compliance with industry standards.

Our industry-specific Risk Assessment Training programs are designed to empower employees across all levels, from frontline workers to management, with the skills and knowledge to conduct thorough risk assessments and implement effective risk control measures. By focusing on the practical application of risk management strategies, we help foster a culture of safety and compliance, tailored to the unique demands of each industry.


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This training is nationally recognised:

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO45803) is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of all AQF certificates.

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This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at a facility organised by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803).

Course Duration & Modes

  • Face to Face Training: 7-hour intensive, hands-on session.
  • Blended/Refresher Training: Mix of online pre-learning and 4-hour practical session, ideal for skill updates.

Each format is tailored to different learning styles and schedules, ensuring effective and efficient Risk Assessment Training.

Our detailed course outline ensures a thorough grasp of:

General Overview:

    • Introduction
    • Regulatory Requirements
    • Codes Of Practice/Compliance Codes
    • Organisational Policies And Procedures
    • Definitions

Risk Assessment Process:

    • Purpose Of WHS Risk Assessment
    • Methods Of Identifying Hazards
    • Common Workplace Hazards
    • Identifying Work Requirements
    • Risk Information Sources
    • Consultation With Workers

Inspection and Analysis:

    • Inspecting The Work Area
    • Applying Risk Management Process
    • Documenting The Risk Assessment

Risk Evaluation:

    • Determining Likelihood
    • Determining Consequence
    • Using A Risk Matrix

Implementation and Monitoring:

    • Applying The Hierarchy Of Controls
    • Monitoring Of Risk Control Effectiveness
    • Review Of Risk Controls

Assessment Methods

We provide a well-rounded assessment process that encompasses both practical tasks and scenarios, as well as written theory assessments, throughout the training. This comprehensive approach ensures a thorough evaluation of your skills and knowledge, allowing you to demonstrate your competency in real-world application and theoretical understanding.

Specific assessment tasks to be undertaken include:

  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Conduct Site Specific Risk Assessment – Practical
  • Conduct Task Based Risk Assessment – Practical

Entry Requirements

  • Pre-Course Study: Depending on the course mode, online pre-course work may be required before the face-to-face session.
  • Online Study Requirements: A computer, smartphone, tablet, or similar device with internet access is needed for online or pre-course studies.

For comprehensive details on your rights and responsibilities, including our complaints and appeals process, kindly refer to the Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook on our website.

We’re committed to fostering an enriching learning environment. Key to this is understanding your Language, Literacy, Numeracy (LLN), and Digital Literacy skills, essential for your course success.

  • LLN Evaluation Verification

  • Digital Literacy Checklist

  • Formal LLN Evaluation

    • Tailored Support: If required, you can complete our Formal LLN Evaluation online, helping us understand your skill levels for personalised support.

These tools ensure you start your course with all the support you need for a successful learning journey. For any questions or extra assistance, feel free to contact our support team at [email protected].


Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803) offers a detailed pre-enrolment participant handbook for those interested in our programs. This handbook helps you understand your rights when you enrol with us.

We advise you to read and understand the handbook thoroughly before enrolling in any nationally accredited training program offered by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd. This ensures you are well-informed about the enrolment process and the program details.

If there is anything in the handbook where you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to call Intrinsic Safety on 1300 990 336 and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to assist you.

LLN and Digital Literacy

You can complete these activities, using the links below now, or once you have enrolled:

  • LLN Evaluation: It’s important for us to understand your language, literacy, and numeracy skills to best support your learning. Please complete the LLN Evaluation Verification, accessible HERE.
  • Digital Literacy Checklist: To ensure you’re prepared for our digital learning environment, please fill out the Pre-Enrolment Digital Literacy Checklist available HERE.
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