This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of risk management in a project. It specifically involves planning for, controlling and reviewing risks associated with the project, and assisting in this process where required.

It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.


  1. Assist with risk analysis and planning
  2. Perform risk-control activities
  3. Contribute to assessing risk management outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • assist others in identifying and prioritising potential risks and developing risk-management strategies, plans and reporting mechanisms
  • apply, monitor and review risk-control measures, including contingency measures to mitigate risks
  • evaluate, review and report on risk-management processes and make recommendations for future improvements

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • identify tools to help determine potential risks for a specific project
  • explain strategies for managing project risks and their application in different situations
  • the importance of risk-contingency measures

Nominal Hours: 40