Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
Who is this qualification for?
The Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual and CCEA Regulation. The qualification is also regulated by Qualifications Wales.
This qualification is aimed at supervisors and managers with 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.
- The duties and responsibilities of employers, employees and others in relation to health and safety at work
- The process by which health and safety is managed in an organisation
- Procedures for developing and implementing risk assessment
- Procedures for developing and implementing safe systems of work
- How to review health and safety across an organisation
Four days in the classroom.
This qualification is assessed in two parts:
Part 1: Externally set and marked activities. Learners are expected to undertake the following activities:
• Undertake a risk assessment
• Construct a safe system of work
Part 2: A 3-hour written examination that contains a case study of a fictional business which outlines its current health and safety standards, policies and procedures.
Learners must successfully complete both parts to achieve the qualification. However, marks from part 2 will be used to determine the learners’ grade. Learners will achieve a Pass at 60%, a Merit at 70% and a Distinction at 80%.
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Level 5 and above health and safety qualifications