Book on one of our upcoming Highfield Level 2 Health & Safety Courses below. Future dates may be available, please contact the office for details.

Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace

This course is suitable for attendees from land-based or maritime workplace environments.

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace or onboard vessel as per legal obligations. 

If learners are coming from a maritime environment we will also ensure that we discuss the requirements of Health and Safety in the maritime environment, such as Safety Management Systems, Code of Safe working practices and the role that the MCA play in H&S.

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF) has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual and CCEA Regulation. The qualification is also regulated by Qualifications Wales.

Plymouth dates


Course Date Duration Price

Plymouth Price: £120
London Price: £POA
Assumed Knowledge:
1 Day

Costs Include:

  • Lunch & Refreshments (Plymouth)
  • Refreshments only (London)
  • Course Notes Book
  • Equipment Necessary for the Course


The assessment is a multiple-choice question examination containing 20 questions that must be completed within 45 minutes. Question papers are marked by Highfield and results and certification are forwarded by post to the candidate.

Course Content:

The qualification provides learners with:

  • An understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees
  • The benefits of good health and safety
  • Steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents
  • Near misses and ill-health
  • Typical hazards and controls in a workplace
  • Common causes of accidents
  • Emergency procedures
  • The importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health

Courses are non-residential, so accommodation is required in one of the many hotels or guest houses near the Centre. We can provide a list of recommendations. 

We hope that you can find the information you require on these pages, if you have any further questions, or require advice, please call us.