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​Highfield Level 1 International Award in
Work at Height

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About Course

This qualification has been developed for learners working in any environment who will have a job role involving work at height activities. Topics included within this qualification include; requirements to identify risks and hazards associated with working at height, planning a safe system of work, requirements for the use of correct equipment and following correct techniques when using equipment safely.

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

Describe the risks of working at height, how to plan and employ a safe system of work and use the access equipment

  • Identify the key points of planning work at height

  • List the hierarchy for working at height

  • State the requirements for a safe system to prevent falls whilst working at height.

  • State the types of roof surfaces that may be fragile

  • Identify hazards associated with voids and holes. 

  • List the types of equipment that can be used and the associated hazards

Understand the hazards and risks when working at height

  • Conduct a hazard spotting exercise for a work at height activity.

  • Know when to cease work if risks change.


  • 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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