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Highfield Level 1 International Award in
Principles of Health and Safety

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About Course

This qualification is intended for learners working in any environment or about to start work for the first time. Learners gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, including themselves, their colleagues, contractors, visitors and suppliers.

Qualification Awarding Body

  • Highfield Qualifications - UK

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Standard English

Course Duration

  • 4 Hours​

Course Fees

  • INR 4500 / GBP 45 / USD 57

​Modes of Study

  • Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

Mode of Exam

  • Online

Guidance on Assessment

  • ​Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question [MCQ]

  • No. of Questions : 15

  • Pass mark : 9/15 (60%)

  • Distinction : 12/15 (80%)

  • Exam Duration : 30 Minutes

​Course Content

Understand the importance of health and safety

  • State the main responsibilities of employees and employers in health and safety 

  • Define the key terms used in health and safety

Understand the scope of hazards and risks

  • Identify common hazards in a workplace

  • Identify control measures for common hazards

Understand the range of conditions that can affect health and safety

  • Outline the benefits of maintaining a tidy, well organised setting. 

  • State the importance of maintaining suitable environmental conditions. 

  • Outline the different types of health and safety signage.

Understand the important health and safety procedures at workplace

  • Identify the need for reporting accidents, ill health, dangerous events and near misses.

  • Explain the purpose of first-aid provision.

  • Outline the actions to take in case of a fire in the workplace

  • Outline the types and uses of personal protective equipment.

  • State the importance of personal hygiene.


  • The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.


Exam Requirements

  • Photographic ID [ Passport / Driving Licence / National ID ]

  • PC/Laptop - PC or Laptop running Windows 7 or higher, or a Mac running iOS X or higher

  • Webcam

  • Smartphone running Android 4.1 or IOS 8.0 with camera / video functionality.

  • Good internet connection

  • Personal email address​



  • Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance

Qualification Documents​

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