Highfield Level 4 Award in Managing Health and Safety in the Workplace

Benefits & Overview


The manager has a major role in preventing accidents and ill health in the workplace, and helping the business comply with current legislation. This five day accredited (QCF) course is designed to motivate the manager to think and behave in a manner that delivers high standards of health and safety management. It is ideal for anyone in a managerial role. Candidates on this course will gain knowledge in current health and safety law, common workplace hazards, effective control measure to eliminate or reduce the risk to an acceptable level and the role of management.



Topics Covered

  • Introduction to health and safety in the workplace

  • Health and safety legislation and enforcement in the UK

  • The management of health and safety at work

  • Monitoring and auditing health and safety at work

  • Implementing and maintaining a postive health and safety culture

  • Five steps of risk assessment and safe systems of work

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Control of hazardous substances in the workplace

  • Health, safety and welfare in the workplace

  • The safe use of workplace equipment and transport

  • Electricity at work

  • Working at Height

  • The principles of fire safety

  • Occupational health

  • Safe manual handling

  • Health and safety training



Assessment Methods


The qualification is assessed in two parts. In the first part, the learner must conduct a suitable and sufficient risk assessment and produce a safe system of work for a workplace task. In the second part, the learner must complete a 2.5 hour examination consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions and 6 written questions( learner must select and answer 4). The learner will achieve a Pass at 60%, a Merit at 70% and a Distinction at 80%.


Option 1: Open Course

Enrol onto one of our open courses and meet other candidates working in different catering or manufacturing establishments. 


Option 2: In-house

You can save money by booking an in-house course delivered at your premises or chosen venue. The cost for a course with up to 15 candidates is £2,995, plus £95 per for examination fee. Price does not include VAT


Contact us for information about the price and availbility.




7,14,21 and 28 June and 5 July 2019



Location & Venue




Price does not include VAT @20%



We can deliver the Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and safety in the Workplace anywhere in the UK. Locations include London, Birmingham, Manchester, Buckinghamshire (Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Buckingham and High Wycombe),Oxfordshire (Bicester, Wantage, Banbury and Oxford, Northamptonshire (Corby), Warwickshire (Evesham), Bedfordshire (Luton), Herfordshire (Stevenage, St Albans and Watford),Berkshire (Slough and Reading), Surrey (Farnham), Cambridgeshire (Peterborough), Essex (Harlow), Kent (Canterbury), Norfolk (Norwich),Lincolnshire (Spading) and Sussex.

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