OHS Part D – HIRA – Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment Training Course

August 9, 2021
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$R 1850.00
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Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Training course

This course is for anyone looking to learn how to conduct a base-line risk assessment, or further their knowledge in base-line risk assessments and hazard identification.

Accredited Course

This course is accredited by Saiosh, SAQA aligned, and NQF Level 5. This course provides learners with 7 SAQA credits.

Fully digital

This course can be completed fully online, without the need for face-to-face training.

Certificate on Completion

You will be issued an Accredited Certificate on completion once you are found competent.

Continual Feedback

Assessments are placed throughout the course to provide constant feedback as an indication of understanding.

Learn at your own pace

This course can be completed in your own time, without the need to finish it all in one sitting.

Mobile friendly

This training programme can be completed on any mobile device, including phones and pads.

Course description

This course aims to teach the basics and create an understanding of conducting a base-line risk assessment, as well as hazard identification to individuals new to hazard identification and risk assessments, but also to those simply looking to update their, already present, knowledge of the matters.

There are some prerequisites, however, that are assumed to be in place:

  • Mathematics Literacy at NQF Level 4.
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.


Key concepts covered in the course

This course is accredited by Saiosh

Course Overview

This unit standard is for learners who have to demonstrate the ability to conduct a base-line risk assessment in a workplace. Learners credited with this unit standard will be capable of:

  • Explaining the specified requirements to conduct a base-line risk assessment;
  • Preparing for a base-line risk assessment;
  • Conducting a base-line risk assessment;
  • Initiating remedial actions for hazards identified and risks assessed. 

The course is divided into 7 sections and 32 lessons. You will be given an opportunity to provide feedback before tackling the Final Quiz.

To pass this course, you will need to complete the Final Quiz with a mark of at least 70%.

Introduction to SHE

Identification of Hazards

Introduction to HIRA

Conducting a Risk Assessment

Managing the Findings of a Risk Assessment

  • No prior knowledge of Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment is required
  • An active internet connection
  • Mathematics Literacy at NQF Level 4
  • Communication at NQF Level 4

What our clients say

"This training course allowed me to accurately assess the risks at my warehouse, enabling us to fully comply with all rules. I would recommend this course to anyone that wants a well-rounded overall understanding on what they should be doing."
This course was easy to navigate, even for me with my limited computer literacy. I was able to update my knowledge base in an easy way, all from the comfort of my own home – staying COVID safe.
After acquiring an understanding on how risk assessments should be conducted, and hazards identified, my entire workplace has become a much safer environment, resulting in the overall happiness of my employees increasing.