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Risk assessment training

Delivered in partnership with training2care this virtual session aims to increase your knowledge of risk assessments.

Who the course is for

This course is ideal for all health and social care staff. 

Learning method

The course is a virtual session over two hours, at the end of the session you will complete a short assessment to evidence the learning which will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete. You must complete the assessment to fully complete the course. 

What you will learn

By completing this course, you will understand: 

  • Introduction to risk assessments 
  • Legislation
  • Why do we need risk assessments
  • Risk assessment process 
  • Risk assessment Duty of Care
  • Information Sharing 
  • Specific risk assessments
  • What is risk management

Course benefits

By attending this course, you will understand what risk assessments are, the process and legislation involved and why we need them. 

You will be able to carry out specific risk assessments to identify risk associated with moving and handling, infection control as well as others. 

Understand information sharing and what information to gather when undertaking a risk assessment.

Course dates and times

You only need to attend one of the sessions below: 

  • Tuesday 21 November 2023 - 12.00noon to 2.00pm 
  • Wednesday 31 January 2024 - 2.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Thursday 14 March 2024 - 9.30am to 11.30am

How to book

To book this course, please contact us.

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Contact us
County Durham Care Academy
03000 260 222
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Green Lane
  • Spennymoor
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL16 6JQ