Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course

Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course

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Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course

The Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace Course is a half day course, designed as an introduction to health and safety and is ideal as either an induction training, or for school or college students. The Level 1 Health and Safety Course will give learners a basic understanding of the main responsibilities for health and safety for employers and employees. 

Who is the Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course for?

  • School or college students
  • Employees from any sector
  • Anyone interested in basic Health and Safety
  • People undertaking this qualification must be 14 years of age, or above

What is in the Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course syllabus?

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is designed as an introduction the health and safety, including:

  • Introduction to health and safety
  • Employers responsibilities for health and safety
  • Employees responsibilities for health and safety
  • Common workplace hazards
  • Control measures
  • Why maintain tidy, well organised workplaces?
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Health and safety signage

How long does it take to complete the Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course?

  • This course is normally completed in half a day, 4 contact hours.
  • You can have two Level 1 Health and Safety Courses in a day, or you can combine your AED Course with another course to form a full days training, such as the first aid annual refresher, manual handling, or fire marshal courses. Please ask for details on this. 

What will be included in my Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course?

  • Training to national standards
  • Manual for each learner
  • Certificates on successfully completing the course and assessments for each person

How is the Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course Assessed?

  • Written multiple choice examination
    • 30-minute examination at the end of the course
    • 15 questions
    • Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification syllabus and achieve a minimum pass mark of 60%

How is the Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course certificated, or Accredited?

  • This course is an OFQUAL accredited qualification through Highfield Qualifications
  • Qualification Number 603/1251/8
  • On successfully completing the assessment all learners receive an A4 certificate from Highfield Qualifications

How do I renew my Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course?

  • There is no formal expiry on the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • As with all health and safety training, there is a requirement that staff have up to date knowledge and skills. It would therefore, be worthwhile that staff undergo periodic refresher training.

What routes for progression are there after my Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course?

Booking an onsite course:

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form below: