Highfield International Approved Training Programs

Highfield Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (RQF)

This qualification is aimed at learners who have access to any environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments as well as classroom environments.

The objective of the qualification is predominantly to support a role in the workplace, however may also be suitable for younger learners preparing for employment or wishing to progress onto further learning in a related subject.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 6 hours and of this 5 hours are recommended as guided learning hours.

How is the qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed by a 30 minute multiple-choice examination, where learners must answer 9 out of 15 questions correctly to pass.

Who is this qualification for?

The qualification is aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 4 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered

These include basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency, the principles of fire risk control and practical fire safety.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety in any workplace.  This includes managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire wardens (marshals) and staff working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the consequences of fire in any premises.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 6 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered

These include hazards and risks, the control of fire risk, principles and practice of fire safety management at work and the role of the nominated fire warden.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to take further training or to develop their knowledge and skills in this basic life support. It is recommended for first-aiders in the workplace and is also suitable for schoolchildren, as recommended by The Resuscitation Council (UK).

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 5 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time of 4 hours.

Topics covered

These include how to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally, how to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, and safe use an automated external defibrillator.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed for those already working, or preparing to work, in the industry and who have been identified in the company’s first aid risk assessment as being required to provide first aid in the workplace.

How long will it take?

This international qualification would be typically delivered to learners through a 1-day training course (6 hours).

Topics covered

Topics covered include the role and responsibilities of a first-aider, assessing an incident, unresponsive casualties (breathing and not breathing), choking, shock and minor injuries.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed specifically for those who wish to become an emergency first-aider and use a defibrillator.

How long will it take?

This international qualification would be typically delivered to learners through a 1-day training course (7 hours).

Topics covered

Topics covered include basic emergency first aid, major bleed control, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the use of automated external defibrillators and managing a choking casualty.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed through practical demonstration and written/oral knowledge test.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed specifically for those who wish to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid. The qualification is designed for learners such as parents and relatives, pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, au pairs and foster parents, or those responsible for caring for infants and children.

How long will it take?

This international qualification would be typically delivered to learners through a 1-day training course (6 hours).

Topics covered

Topics covered include the role of the paediatric first-aider, assessing an emergency situation, unresponsive casualties (breathing and not breathing), airway obstruction, wounds and bleeds and shock.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is recommended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and to provide candidates, who are responsible for the welfare of infants and children, with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to support first aid and the use of a defibrillator in the workplace.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 1 day of learning.

Topics covered

These include: understanding the role of the paediatric first aider; assessing emergency situations and acting safely and effectively; providing first aid for an infant and a child: who are unresponsive and breathing normally and who are unresponsive and not breathing normally; who is wounded and bleeding, who is suffering from shock and the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at providing candidates with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to support first aid and the use of a defibrillator in the workplace.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 18 hours of learning.

Topics covered

Qualification content includes: roles and responsibilities of a first aider, assessing incidents, managing causalities who are: unresponsive and not breathing, managing casualties in shock, administering first aid to causalities with suspected: head, spinal, chest injuries, with burns, scalds, eye injuries, and those suffering from sudden poisoning and anaphylaxis, as well as knowing how to safely use an automated external defibrillator.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by practical and knowledge assessments.

Who is this qualification for?

For learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and to provide candidates, who are responsible for the welfare of infants and children, with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to support basic first aid including managing illness and injury and the use of an automated external defibrillator.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 2 days of learning.

Topics covered

Unit 1 content includes: understanding the role of the paediatric first aider; assessing emergency situations and acting safely and effectively; providing first aid for an infant and a child: who are unresponsive and breathing normally and who are unresponsive and not breathing normally; who is wounded and bleeding, who is suffering from shock and the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Unit 2 content includes: first aid to an infant and a child: with a suspected fracture and a dislocation; with a head, neck and back injury; with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose; who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold; with burns or scalds; who has been poisoned or bitten or stung

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed for those working in any environment who will have a job role involving work at height activities.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 6.5 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include the requirements for the use of equipment, correctly selecting and using equipment safely and correct techniques when using equipment.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed to be suitable for those working in any type of environment as well as those about to start work for the first time.

The qualification takes into account recognised best-practice principles of health and safety and allows learners to identify hazards and risks involved in the workplace, know the benefits of maintaining a tidy and well organised setting and state the importance of personal hygiene.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 4 hours of learning.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by an end of course, 30 minutes – multiple-choice examination.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed for those working in any environment who will have a job role involving work at height activities.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 4 hours of learning.

Topics covered

Topics 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.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed for those who are working in any private or public sector working enviroment and providing them with knowledge of basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 6 hours of learning.

Topics covered

Topics within this qualification include; responsibilities of individuals for health and safety in the workplace, risk assessments and risk control and an understanding of the procedures that should be in place to deal with health and safety incidents.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed for supervisors working in the construction industry.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 2 days of learning.

Topics covered

These include: responsibilities of employers, employees and supervisors, risk assessment process, hierarchy of control, safe systems of work, permits to work and construction safety briefings.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical assessment and a multiple choice examination.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 18 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include the benefits of using a safety management system, the principles of risk assessments, hazards and risk control methods.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Who is this qualification for?

The qualification is for existing supervisors and managers who have direct responsibility for health and safety in their workplace. It is also suitable for learners who will progress to become a supervisor or manager with responsibility for health and safety.

How long will it take?

The guided learning hours for this qualification is 40 hours.

Topics covered

These include duties and responsibilities, health and safety policies, developing and implementing risk assessments and safe systems of work and incident investigation.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple choice examination and practical assessment.

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Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at anyone needing to develop the underpinning knowledge of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in their workplace such as an office or a factory.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 6 hours of learning.

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with the basic knowledge and understanding of:

• the common infections found in the workplace

• the chain of infection

• the importance of correct handwashing procedures

• the use of personal protective equipment

• the decontamination processes (cleaning and disinfection)

• waste management and associated risks

• management and staff responsibilities, risk assessment and developing a positive infection prevention culture.

Assessment Method

This qualification is assessed by a mulitple-choice examination.

This qualification has been developed as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling. It also acts as a suitable qualification for refresher training.

This international qualification would be typically delivered to learners through a half-day training course (4 hours).

Topics covered include the application of safe manual handling principles, manual handling aids and equipment and performing manual handling tasks as part of a team.

This qualification has been developed as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling. It also acts as a suitable qualification for refresher training.

This international qualification would be typically delivered to learners through a half-day training course (4 hours).

Topics covered include the application of safe manual handling principles, manual handling aids and equipment and performing manual handling tasks as part of a team.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification has been developed for those working in any environment who need to be more risk aware by raising their knowledge of risk in the workplace and basic things they can do to control it.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 6 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include why risk assessments are necessary for ensuring health and safety standards in the workplace and the principles of risk assessment.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple choice examination.

This qualification has been developed for both experienced and new trainers who wish to improve their performance and obtain a training qualification that will enable them to deliver Highfield qualifications.

This international qualification would be typically delivered to learners through a 2-day training course (12 hours).

Topics covered include the characteristics of an effective tutor, catering for different learning styles, knowing how to manage groups and individuals, effective question techniques, types of assessment and how to use session plans effectively.

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