Level 4 Award in Health & Safety in the workplace

Qualification Overview

This qualification is aimed at supervisors and managers with a direct responsibility for health and safety management. The qualification is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor or manager and those who are preparing to start work at this level.

The objective of the qualification is to support the learners’ role in the workplace. Learners gaining this qualification will know that supervisors and managers have legal and moral obligations to ensure health and safety within a business and that this includes obligations to employees, contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to developing safe working procedures in the workplace.

Course Contents

  • Understand the duties and responsibilities of employers, employees and others in relation to health and safety at work
  • Understand the process by which health and safety is managed in an organization
  • Understand procedures for developing and implementing risk assessment
  • Understand procedures for developing and implementing safe systems of work
  • Know how to review health and safety across an organization

Course Assessment

This qualification is assessed in two parts:

Part 1:

Learners are expected to undertake the following activities:

  • Undertake a risk assessment
  • Construct a safe system of work

Part 2:

Written examination with a total duration of 3 hours.


  • Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance United Kingdom (HABC)

Course Duration

05 Days