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Highfield Level 3 International Award in Health and Safety for Accommodation Supervisors

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at labour camps or staff accommodation supervisors and managers with a direct responsibility for the health and safety management or learners wishing to become accommodation managers/supervisors.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that supervisors and managers have legal and moral obligations to ensure health and safety within the accommodation/camps and that this includes obligations to employees, contractors, visitors and suppliers.

This qualification will help learners gain an understanding of various aspects of health and safety, and how they can regularly assess hazards and implement corrective actions to create comfortable, clean and safe accommodation.

How long will it take?

The guided learning hours (GLH) for this qualification is 18 hours.

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the main aspects of health and safety and the importance of maintaining these aspects to ensure a safe and healthy living space. Topics include the key infrastructure requirements, safe utilities requirements, maintenance of fire safety, electrical safety, food safety, pest and waste management systems, cleaning and disinfection procedures, procedures of control of spread of infection and responsibilities of the supervisors to conduct routine inspection of the premises, to record and report any health and safety hazards.  

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Qualification specification

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

Highfield recommends that you contact the relevant government department in the country that you want to deliver the training to ensure that there are no additional approval requirements. It may be that you are required to register as a training provider within the country itself. Highfield approves Centres based on its own criteria, and does not represent any other organisations or departments.