Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
Who is this qualification for?
The objective of the qualification of Health and Safety courses is to support a role in the workplace. This qualification is aimed at supervisors and managers with a direct responsibility for health and safety management. The qualification is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor or manager and those who are preparing to start work at this level. Learners gaining this qualification will know that supervisors and managers have legal and moral obligations to ensure health and safety within a business and that this includes obligations to employees, contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to developing safe working procedures in the workplace.
How long will it take?
The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 55 hours and of this 40 hours are recommended as guided learning (GL).
To register for this qualification, learners are required to be 16 years of age or above. It is recommended that learners already possess a Level 3 Health and Safety qualification and It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy or equivalent.
These include duties and responsibilities, health and safety policies, developing and implementing risk assessments and safe systems of work and incident investigation.
This qualification is assessed by a written examination and by externally set and marked activities.