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C.I.E.H.: Principles and Practice of Risk Assessment (Swimming Pools)

This qualification supplements the full C.I.E.H. Certificate in Risk Assessment Principles and Practice and is not designed to stand alone.

Aimed at operators of small establishments such as leisure clubs, hotels and campsites, it enables proprietors to understand the specialist hazards of the swimming pool environment.

Who should attend?

Supervisors or managers responsible for conducting risk assessments

Course Content:

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Legal requirements for risk assessment
  • Hazard identification
  • Identifying special high-risk groups
  • Understanding control measures such as design, training and supervision
  • Setting out written Pool Safety Operating Procedures
Course Duration:

One day

Candidates must be prepared to undertake assignments in their own time, which will form part of the course assessment.

Assessment Method:

Workplace project which requires the candidate to complete a risk assessment of a chosen area / process, and document it in report format plus a self evaluation

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have completed the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace or similar

Qualification:

C.I.E.H. Certificate in Risk Assessment Principles and Practice (Swimming Pools) certificate

Suggested progression on completion:

C.I.E.H. Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

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