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Highfield are a global leader in compliance and work-based learning and apprenticeship qualifications, regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, SQA Accreditation, the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA), and the Security Industry Authority (SIA). We're also one of the UKs 5 largest awarding organisations and the leading awarding organisation for compliance qualifications covering subjects such as food safety, health and safety, and security.

We provide over 250 work-based learning, apprenticeship and compliance qualifications to thousands of approved training centres, spread across 50 countries. These cover multiple sectors such as retail, health and social care, finance, customer service, rail and engineering, hospitality, logistics, aviation and many more.

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* All courses are delivered by the awarding bodies approved centres.

Beginners Level Highfield Qualifications - (Highfield) Qualifications.

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Highfield - Level 2 Award In Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF).

Ideal for:

There are no specific entry requirements for the Highfield Level 2 Award In Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) qualification however learners are advised to have a minimum of level 1 literacy.

There is no specific age restriction for this qualification however centres must assess the suitability of learners on completing the course and ensure they are able to effectively perform CPR prior to registration.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

In order to register on to this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

  • 16 years of age or above
  • It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and maths.
Highfield - Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF) qualification is aimed at individuals who are, or intend to be, food handlers working in catering. The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in catering role, or to support a role in the workplace.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in HACCP for Catering (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 2 Award in HACCP for Catering (RQF) is aimed at those working in a food catering environment and other food handlers. The qualification is intended for those already working in

catering and those who are preparing to work in the industry.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF) qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) qualification is aimed at learners who are starting or returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling. It is also suitable for refresher training.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety (RQF) 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.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Effective Auditing and Inspection (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Effective Auditing and Inspection (RQF) is aimed at supervisors, team leaders, chefs, QA staff and managers working in a variety of industries where verification, auditing (including internal auditing and supplier auditing) or inspection is undertaken. Industries may include all sectors of the food industry, consumer products, hospitals, laboratories, pharmaceuticals, warehousing and retail. The qualification is also suitable for student environmental health officers.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering (RQF) qualification is aimed at learners responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and service of food in the catering industry. It is also suitable for those owning/managing a smaller catering business.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering (RQF) qualification is aimed at learners responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and service of food in the catering industry. It is also suitable for those owning/managing a smaller catering business.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in HACCP for Catering (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in HACCP for Catering (RQF) qualification is aimed at those responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of HACCP (hazard analysis and critical control point) systems in a catering environment. It is suitable for learners who are already working in catering who have knowledge of food safety, hazards and controls and also for those owning or managing smaller food businesses.

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners already hold a Level 3 Award in Food Safety Catering or equivalent, have knowledge of food safety hazards and their controls and have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy/English or equivalent.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Requalification (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is aimed at learners who have previously gained the full qualification and are first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

In order to register on to this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

  • 16 years of age or above
  • It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and maths.
Highfield - Level 2 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing (RQF).

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals working in a food manufacturing environment and those who are preparing to work in the industry.

The course will be especially useful for those involved in maintaining HACCP in a manufacturing environment, and for those who are or will be part of a HACCP team.

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners already hold a Level 2 Award in Food Safety Manufacturing or equivalent and have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy/English or equivalent.

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16+.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Retail (RQF).

Ideal for:

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment as a food handler working in a retail environment, or to support a role in the workplace.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

To register on to this qualification, learners are required to be 14 years of age or above.
It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Maths or equivalent.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Manufacturing (RQF).

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are, or intend to be, food handlers working in a manufacturing environment. The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment as a food handler working in a manufacturing environment, or to support a role in the workplace.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF).

Ideal for:

This qualification is designed to prepare learners to progress into further/higher level training and is designed to provide learners with an awareness of the benefits of risk assessment in any environment.

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

Ideal for:

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.

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of level 1 in English or equivalent. This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 14+

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF).

Ideal for:

The course is aimed at supervisors, managers, team leaders as well as individuals wishing to advance their health and safety knowledge. The qualification is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level.

To register for this qualification, learners are required to be 16 years of age or above.

Highfield - Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF).

Ideal for:

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.

To register for this qualification, learners are required to be 16 years of age or above.

It is recommended that learners already possess a Level 3 Health and Safety qualification and It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy or equivalent.

Highfield - Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator Public Space Surveillance within the Private Security Industry.

Ideal for:

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a CCTV Operator in Public Space Surveillance. This qualification is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.

Highfield - Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a security officer. This qualification is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to work as a steward in the Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being sector. This may include events such as sports, music festivals, concerts, parades or carnivals. It covers how to prepare for events, control entry and exit of customers, identify and deal with crowd problems and respond to emergencies.

Highfield - Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals working in, or preparing to work in, any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol. Anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment.

Ideal for:

This qualification has been developed for those who have a responsibility to conduct risk assessments at low-risk premises.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Customer Service.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals working or preparing to work in a customer service role or where using the telephone is a part of their role.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Conflict Management.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals who require training in conflict management. It is appropriate for a wide range of sectors and is suitable for anyone who has a customer facing role, deals with service users or the public. It can also be a useful qualification for individuals who would like a better understanding of how to prevent conflict situations from arising and feel more confident in being able to deal with situations if they arise.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

Ideal for:

This qualification is designed to provide an introduction to teaching for individuals who would like to work or currently work within FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities.

Highfield - Level 4 Award in HACCP for Management CODEX Principles.

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 4 Award in HACCP for Management (CODEX Principles) (RQF) is aimed at learners who are working at a management level within food manufacturing and catering environments, quality assurance staff or members of the HACCP team. The qualification would also be useful for trainers, auditors, enforcers and other food safety professionals.

Highfield - Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals who looking for an introductory level qualification in substance misuse. It is useful for learners working in a variety of sectors.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering.

Ideal for:

The qualification is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry.

This qualification is supported by Allergy UK, who regard it as suitable staff training for catering outlets that wish to apply for their Allergy Aware Scheme.

Highfield - Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management for Manufacturing.

Ideal for:

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a food or drink manufacturing environment role, or to support a role in the workplace.

The qualification is intended for those whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Retail.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at those working in the food retail industry who are at, or wish to progress to, a higher or supervisory level.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Manufacturing.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at those working in the food manufacturing industry who are at, or wish to progress to, a higher or supervisory level.

Highfield - Level 1 Award in the Principles of Health and Safety within the Workplace.

Ideal for:

This qualification is designed for those learners either currently working or those returning or starting work and wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety.

The objective of the qualification is to:

  • prepare learners to progress into further/higher level training.

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the main responsibilities of employees and employers with regards to health and safety. It also provides an understanding of how the workplace can affect health and safety.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings.

Ideal for:

The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace.

This qualification is designed for those learners who currently or who wish to work in a health and social care setting and will provide them with the knowledge of basic health and safety practices essential in a health and social care environment.

The qualification provides learners with: an understanding of the roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare; an understanding of the process of risk assessment and how they improve health and safety at work; knowledge of procedures for responding to accidents, near misses and ill-health and knowledge of how to control the risks of infection.

Highfield - Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Catering.

Ideal for:

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include bar workers, waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock/store room staff.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

Highfield - Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Manufacturing.

Ideal for:

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include stock/store room staff.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

Highfield - Level 1 Award in Food Safety in Retail.

Ideal for:

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include stock/store room staff.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

Highfield - Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely.

Ideal for:

This qualification will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required for those working in areas/sectors where the assistance and movement of people is part of their role. The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners for employment or to support a role in the workplace.

The qualification is suitable for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in the movement of people safely, as well as being a suitable qualification for safety refresher training. This qualification covers the safe moving and handling principles for both objects/load and the assistance of moving people.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing (RQF).

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at those responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of HACCP systems in a food manufacturing environment.

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners already hold a Level 3 Award in Food Safety Manufacturing or equivalent, have knowledge of food safety hazards and their controls and have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy/English or equivalent.

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16+.

Intermediate Level Highfield Qualifications - (Highfield) Qualifications.

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Highfield - Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is designed for those learners wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid.

Learners will become familiar with the role of the paediatric first-aider and be able to assess and react appropriately to an emergency situation, such as a child or an infant who is unresponsive, has an airway obstruction, has breathing difficulties or is suffering from shock.

The qualification is valid for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Learners are required to be 16 years of age prior to certification. It is also advised that learners have a minimum of level 1 in literacy to enable them to complete the assessment.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in First Aid Response (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in First Aid Response (RQF) qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain a more comprehensive understanding of first aid along with an understanding of how important medical / environmental intelligence is when dealing with a range of casualties.

In order to register onto this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

  • 16 years of age, or above
  • It is advised learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and maths.
Highfield - Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to become a paediatric first-aider in the workplace with a responsibility for the welfare of infants and children. This qualification is intended for learners already working or preparing to work in the industry and it meets the requirements for paediatric first aid outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Learners are required to be 16 years of age prior to certification. It is also advised that learners have a minimum of level 1 in literacy to enable them to complete the assessment.

Highfield - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF).

Ideal for:

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

In order to register on to this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

  • 16 years of age or above
  • It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and maths.
Highfield - Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering (RQF).

Ideal for:

The objective of the Highfield Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering (RQF) qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a catering role, or to support a role in the workplace. The qualification is intended for those whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team.

Highfield - Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry.

Ideal for:

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a door supervisor. It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.

Highfield - Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry.

Ideal for:

This qualification is designed for those learners who undertook their door supervision qualification prior to the launch of the QCF/SCQF door supervision qualification. It allows them to meet their mandatory top-up requirements for door supervisors and retain their SIA licence.

Advanced Level Highfield Qualifications - (Highfield) Qualifications.

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Highfield - Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6.

Ideal for:

The Highfield Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become emergency first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

In  order  to register on to this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

  • 16 years of age or above
  • It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and maths.
Highfield - Award in First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6.

Ideal for:

The Highfield Award in First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

In  order  to register on to this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

  • 16 years of age or above
  • It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and maths.

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