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This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the principles of safer manual handling.

Level 2 Award In Principles Of Manual Handling At Work (RQF)

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INTENDED AUDIENCE

The Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Over a half day period, successful Learners will develop a greater awareness of manual handling, including: common manual handling injuries, the safe movement principles, theory of safe manual handling principles and manual handling equipment. 

his qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to safely move objects in the workplace.

The course builds on the best practice guidance from the Health and Safety Executive and provides learners with the opportunity to practice safe moving principles.

The Health and Safety and Work Act 1974 and the Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992 require each employer to provide adequate supervision and training and as well as undertake manual handling risk assessments. This qualification will support employers to demonstrate their commitment to the legal obligations.

The qualification is ideal for new starters, existing staff and for refresher training.

CURRICULUM INCLUDES
  • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  • Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles

Please note that this qualification does not include practical sessions. Those requiring practical training should undertake the Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF).

ASSESSMENT METHODS

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

 

Successful Learners will receive a personalised Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted*. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost.

description
Intended Audience

The Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

Course Overview

Over a half day period, successful Learners will develop a greater awareness of manual handling, including: common manual handling injuries, the safe movement principles, theory of safe manual handling principles and manual handling equipment. 

his qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to safely move objects in the workplace.

The course builds on the best practice guidance from the Health and Safety Executive and provides learners with the opportunity to practice safe moving principles.

The Health and Safety and Work Act 1974 and the Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992 require each employer to provide adequate supervision and training and as well as undertake manual handling risk assessments. This qualification will support employers to demonstrate their commitment to the legal obligations.

The qualification is ideal for new starters, existing staff and for refresher training.

CURRICULUM INCLUDES
  • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  • Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles

Please note that this qualification does not include practical sessions. Those requiring practical training should undertake the Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF).

Assessment Methods

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

 

Successful Learners will receive a personalised Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted*. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost.

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