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Managing Risk in a Unit SAQA US252025


Managing Risk in a Unit SAQA US252025


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Bernard Niewoud

Thabiso Visagie



This short course is aligned to cover the specific outcomes of unit standard 252025 - Monitor, assess, and manage risk, at NQF level 5 for 8 credits. This course is part of Module 8 in the Generic Management Qualification ID 59201. It is intended for any manager in an organisation to monitor, assess and manage risk.


Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be capable of:


  • Demonstrating an understanding of business processes and potential risks to a unit.

  • Identifying potential risks and assessing the impact thereof in a unit.

  • Developing contingency plans for managing risk.

  • Testing and revising contingency plans.

Delivery Methods

Leading Training is focusing on providing virtual training courses for the foreseeable future and will only consider in-person and classroom training on request, with a required minimum group size of six delegates. We remain committed to offering training that is fast, focused and effective.

Delivery Method Duration Price (excl. VAT)
Classroom 3 days ZAR 8,250.00 Get a Quote
Live Virtual Training 3 days ZAR 6,750.00 Get a Quote

Discounts Available


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Information may change without notice.


This course would suit managers in all economic sectors who require an accredited course on managing risk. These managers would typically be second-level managers such as heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, who may have more than one team reporting to them.




It is assumed that learners who enrol on this course are competent in:


  • Communication at NQF Level 4.

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.

  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4.


Course Outline / Curriculum


Module 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Potential Risks to a Unit

  • The concept of risk is explained with reference to accepted theory and practice. 
  • The factors that could constitute risks to a unit are identified and explained. 
  • The role of organisational policies and procedures are explained in relation to risk management. 


Module 2: Identify Potential Risks and Assess the Impact thereof in a Unit

  • Potential risk factors for critical processes in a unit are identified and documented
  • Possible scenarios that could constitute a risk are identified and documented
  • The possibility of each scenario occurring is evaluated and recorded for future use
  • An analysis is performed and documented to rate the impact of each scenario on a unit
  • Priorities resulting from the impact analysis are determined and documented for implementation in the event of the risk materialising


Module 3: Develop Contingency Plans for Managing Risk

  • Contingency plans are developed and documented in accordance with the entity's policies and procedures
  • Contingency plans are communicated to relevant stakeholders in accordance with the entity's risk management procedures
  • Contingency plans are distributed and stored in accordance with the entity's risk management procedures


Module 4: Test and Revise Contingency Plans

  • Contingency plans are tested in accordance with the entity's risk management procedures
  • Recommendations on improvements to the contingency plans are documented in relation to the findings of the testing
  • Contingency plans are revised to incorporate recommendations from the testing in accordance with the entity's policies and procedures

Schedule Dates and Booking

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Please note that this course needs a minimum of 6 delegates to schedule a course. You can choose to be added to the waiting list by clicking the button below, and we will contact you when we have enough delegates interested. Should we not get enough delegates, we will refund or credit your paid booking.

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Should you need this course urgently, the following options are available:

  1. Pay for 6 delegates (whether you have them or not) and we will schedule the course as soon as possible.
  2. If you have fewer delegates and cannot pay for 6, we can negotiate a shortened course where some of the time will be spent in blended learning - watching videos and doing tutorials and exercises with some contact time with the trainer. We would want to discuss what your core needs are so that we cover those aspects. You need to have paid for 3 delegates at least.
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