Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment


To learn the tools and techniques required to effectively identify and control workplace hazards and assess risks.

Who Should Attend

  • Employers, Managers and supervisors,  
  • Health and Safety Personnel, Committee members and Representatives
  • This course is recommended for anyone looking to complete a permit to work, issuer or receiver.

Course Objectives

  • Describe hazards that may harm workers, the environment, and organisations
  • Explain health and safety requirements for hazard control
  • Describe hazard control methods
  • Identify hazards and apply risk assessment procedures


  • Be 16 years of age or over
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.0 (General Training). Proof of this will be required. 
Please refer to the terms and conditions for more information on these course pre-requisites.

NZQA Unit Standard Included

Unit Standard Title Credit Value
17602 Apply hazard identification and risk assessment procedures in the workplace 4


One Day

Attendance Capacity

Minimum of 8 trainees and a Maximum of 12 trainees per programme.   


Course Fees

$278.20 + GST per person

Course costs include all learning materials and completion certificate. Costs also include registration of unit standard credits with NZQA. 

Scheduled Course Locations

Please note that courses are available at a number of AMS Group branch locations, these are listed below. If there are no course locations shown below, courses can be arranged to be delivered at your place of work. Contact us to  find out more about our on-site training options available for this course or enquire below.