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This course will help you to understand the importance of risk assessment in your work. You will learn how to identify and eliminate risks and how to undertake risk assessment effectively.

Who is this course for? 

This course is suitable for new frontline staff or experienced professionals who want to develop or update their skills 

What will you learn? 

This course will cover:

  • The legal framework around risk management 
  • Why risk assessment is an important tool in developing a safe working environment 
  • Your responsibilities in relation to confidentiality and partnership working 
  • The implications of equal opportunity and anti-discriminatory practise in relation to risk assessment. 
  • The meaning of key terms associated with risk, hazards, and control. 
  • The key skills and processes needed to implement a risk assessment and risk management process 
  • When, and how, appropriate and sustainable risks should be taken 
  • Carrying out a client-focused risk assessment that is safe and not risk adverse 
  • Developing a personal action plan to help you get going after the course. 

Please note that this course will not address environmental or building hazards such as COSHH and electrical safety regulations.


This course consists of 3 live interactive training modules, which will take place during one day, with breaks. When you sign up, you will be signing up for all 3 modules.

Sessions are not recorded. Slides will be sent electronically.

Cost and bookings

Member rate: £125 per person - all three modules are included in this price

Non-Member rate: £165 per person - all three modules are included in this price


Bookings can be made via Eventbrite.

If you are booking training places for 3 or more people an invoice can be raised, please email Lana.Newby@homelesslink.org.uk with the names and email addresses of the delegates you wish to book.

Cancellation policy

Please find our cancellation policy for public online delivered training here

Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion

Homeless Link is committed to Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion. We agree that we must recognise and value difference and recognise and redress inequality and disadvantage. Please click here to read our EDI statement in full.

Bookings for larger groups

This course can be booked by staff teams of up to 20 people on dates that are convenient for your organisation. It can be delivered either through live interactive sessions online or in person.

Please contact James.Cuming@homelesslink.org.uk or telephone James on 07375 042 815 for more information. Prices are from £990 for up to 20 staff members.

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