Health & Safety in the Workplace – Highfield Level 2 Award

Who is this course aimed at?

Supervisors have both a legal and moral responsibility to look after the health and safety of employees. This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety. Achievement of this regulated qualification will enable learners to work safely and to recognise and deal with hazards in the workplace. The aim of the qualification is to provide candidates with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. This includes the hazards and risks along with the relevant legislation, and ensures awareness of cost-effective, practical control methods. This qualification is applicable for any private or public sector working environment and provides employees with an awareness of their own safety, as well as the safety of customers, contractors and members of the public. This Ofqual approved qualification has been developed specifically for insertion into the Qualifications and Credit Framework. It is therefore fully compliant with industry and regulatory standards as well as being recognised by the Health and Safety Executive, auditors and other enforcement officers.

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

Health and SafetyNo previous experience or qualifications required. Highfield (our awarding body) requires that each candidate produces photographic identity and so a passport, driving licence or other form of photo ID is required.  Delegates will be unable to sit the exam without this evidence.

Course Content

  • Concept of health and safety
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Ill health in the workplace
  • Legal provisions (UK only)
  • Health and safety organisation and management
  • Supervising health and safety


Multiple choice examinations

Car Parking

Available on site


Buffet lunch and Teas / coffees provided.


To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd at