Level 1 Award in the Principles of Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF)
We are pleased to be able to offer health and safety qualifications ranging from level 1 through to level 4, depending on the requirements of your learners.
Ensuring staff members are effectively trained in health and safety procedures is extremely important for employers. This is to ensure they have the correct systems in place to ensure a healthy and safe working environment for employees and any other people who may be affected by their business activities.
Those achieving a health and safety qualification will develop the appropriate knowledge and attitude to contribute to an organisation’s safe operations. Our current suite of health and safety qualifications have been created to help your businesses train staff in preventative approaches to hazards and in promoting a positive health and safety culture. They are also designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own responsibilities and how they contribute to the effective maintenance of health and safety policies.
Is it for me ?
This qualification is designed for those learners either currently working or those returning or starting work and wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety. The qualification can be taken as stand-alone or as part of a wider programme of training, is available to learners aged 14+ and has one mandatory unit to complete
How long will it take ?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a half-day course. However, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended and distance learning.
The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the main responsibilities of employees and employers with regards to health and safety. It also provides an understanding of how the workplace can affect health and safety.
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the learner must answer at least 9 out of 15 questions correctly. The examination will take a maximum of 30 minutes to complete.
Learners will receive a Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety (RQF) upon successfully completing the course.
Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as: • Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF)
There is an E-learning option available with this course
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