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Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (RQF) - Open Response


The assessment method for this qualification has changed to multiple-choice test. The open response workbooks will be withdrawn on 16 March 2020 and so no new registrations may take place on this assessment method after this date. For more information please click here.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for learners working in, or aspiring to work in, the construction industry. It will give learners the knowledge to undertake their jobs safely.  Successful learners will fulfil the requirements to apply for the CSCS Labourer's card.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 29 hours and of this 21 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

These include common hazards and risks in a construction environment, safe manual handling practices, working safely at height and working safely around plant and machinery. 

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by an open-response workbook.