Risk Assessment Training for Schools and Academies

Risk Assessment Training for Schools and Academies

As part of their Health and Safety remit, schools and academies have a responsibility to safeguard pupils, staff and volunteers through assessing possible risk. This includes site safety, delivery of the curriculum and activities on and off site.

This course examines the purpose of assessing risk, the principles and process of risk assessment and how risk assessment applies to everyday practice.

What is covered in this course?

  • The purpose of assessing risk;
  • The principles and process of the risk assessment process;
  • How risk assessment impacts on and applies to all areas of practice;
  • How risk assessment should be considered within curriculum delivery;
  • COSHH assessment and the impact of this process.

Our training is applicable to the following educational settings: Primary Schools, Primary Academies, Secondary Schools, Secondary Academies, Private Nurseries, Maintained Nurseries, Public Schools, Free Schools, Pupil Referral Units, and SEND Schools.

To fulfil the latest HM Government statutory guidance, training is advised for the following roles:

  • Senior leadership teams
  • Educational visit leaders
  • QTS
  • Business Managers
  • Site managers

The Admin dashboard


Our system requires no complicated setup. From the Admin Dashboard simply copy and send an invitation email to your staff with the login details for your school or academy. Once your staff commence training, all progress, results and CPD certificates are presented in the Admin Dashboard as evidence of training.

The Training site


Staff complete a course via any PC, Mac, Smartphone or Tablet. Each course is made up of an engaging multimedia presentation created using 3D animation, comprehensive course notes and a fully tracked multiple-choice assessment. On completion, staff can view and print their CPD accredited certificate.

All courses are kept up-to-date with any changes in legislation or policy ensuring practice in your school or academy is compliant with current requirements.

Time to complete course

Approximately 1 hour

Course Video duration

18 minutes

CPD points

  • Provides a training audit trail to evidence compliance with statutory requirements on inspection
  • Stores CPD certificates for future access
  • Fully CPD accredited

Includes access to selected Safeguarding Webinars.

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