Our courses

Our courses are accredited by Highfield
and we offer the following qualifications.

Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace, providing learners with an awareness of the hazards and risks within their working environment. It is also suitable for learners who are preparing for employment where health and safety can be applied to their learning environment.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 24 hours, of which 21 are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the main responsibilities of employees and employers with regards to health and safety, as well as an understanding of how the workplace can affect health and safety.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence that will also be internally quality assured by the centre.

Highfield Level 1 Award in the Principles of Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

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.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 4 hours and of this 4 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

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.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit health and safety level 1 training materials for full information.

You can also support your delivery of this qualification with our innovative and multi-device compatible health and safety level 1 e-learning course.

Highfield Level 1 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety Awareness (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

The qualification is aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 4 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered

These include basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency, the principles of fire risk control and practical fire safety.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Qualification Specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit fire safety training materials for full information.

Highfield Level 1 Award in an Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This knowledge-only qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment and wish to develop their knowledge of mental health and wellbeing.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 7 hours and of these all 7 are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH).

Topics covered

Learners undertaking this qualification will develop their underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health, mental ill health and wellbeing.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination.

Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 10 hours and of this 6 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in a workplace, common causes of accidents, near misses and ill-health, emergency procedures and the importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health.

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit health and safety level 2 training materials for full information.

You can also support your delivery of this qualification with our innovative and multi-device compatible health and safety level 2 e-learning course.

Highfield Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed to provide learners with an awareness of the benefits of risk assessment in any environment.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 6 hours and of this 6 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

These include why risk assessments are necessary and the principles of risk assessment

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit risk assessment training materials for full information.

Highfield Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety in any workplace. This includes managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire wardens (marshals) and staff working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the consequences of fire in any premises.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 6 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered

These include hazards and risks, the control of fire risk, principles and practice of fire safety management at work and the role of the nominated fire warden.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Qualification Specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit fire safety training materials for full information.

You can also support your delivery of this qualification with our innovative and multi-device compatible fire safety level 2 e-learning course.

Highfield Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners who are starting or returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling.  It is also suitable for refresher training.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 10 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered

These include reasons for safe manual handling, risk assessments, manual handling equipment and how to apply safe manual handling principles.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and a practical examination.

Qualification Specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit manual handling training materials for full information.

You can also support your delivery with our innovative and multi-device compatible manual handling e-learning course.

Highfield Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 5 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered

These include the law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace, how risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace and  the precautions and procedures necessary to ensure that risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Qualification Specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit COSHH training materials for full information.

Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 30 hours and of this 21 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

These include legislation, the benefits of using a safety management system, the principles of risk assessments, hazards and risk control methods.

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit health and safety level 3 training materials for full information. We also provide many other training materials to support our health and safety qualifications.

You can also support the delivery of level 3 health and safety qualifications with our innovative and multi-device compatible level 3 e-learning course.

Highfield Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed for those who have a responsibility to conduct risk assessments at low-risk premises.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 20 hours and of this 14 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

These include the importance of health and safety in the workplace, the principles of risk assessment, the relationship between hazard and applying the hierarchy of control to control risk.

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and the completion of an internally set and assessed activity.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit risk assessment training materials for full information.

Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

How long will it take?

To complete this emergency first aid at work qualification learners should expect to undertake 7 hours of learning, typically over one day, with a minimum contact time of 6 hours.

Topics covered

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider and how to assess an incident. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.

E-learning Options

You are able to add Highfield’s Emergency First Aid at Work e-learning course to your learner registration for just an additional 25p (which includes a PDF copy of our First Aid handbook). Alternatively, you can add this e-learning course with a hard copy of the publication for an additional £1.25. These additions can be made during the purchase process.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit emergency first aid at work training materials for full information.

Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 22 hours of learning, typically over three days, with a minimum contact time of 18 hours.

Topics covered

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.

E-learning Options

You are able to add Highfield’s First Aid at Work e-learning course to your learner registration for just an additional 25p (which includes a PDF copy of our First Aid at Work book). Alternatively, you can add this e-learning course with a hard copy of the publication for an additional £1.25. These additions can be made during the purchase process.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit first aid at work training materials for full information.