Safe Moving and Handling

Level 2 Award (RQF)

Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)

Did you know that incorrect manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries?

The law states that employers have a legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform manual handling tasks in their day to day role.

The Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves manual handling. It is the perfect course for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

Successful candidates will learn the key principles of manual handling and how to apply these to their workplace. They will also practise a wide range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident and proficient in moving and handling.

Who is it designed for?

The Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves manual handling. It is ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

The Syllabus Includes:

  1. Common manual handling injuries
  2. Manual handling laws
  3. Responsibilities of employers and employees
  4. Risk assessments
  5. Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
    1. Musculoskeletal system
    2. Centre of gravity
    3. Lever system
  6. Manual handling equipment:
    1. Types of manual handling aids and equipment
    2. Maintenance and requirements for testing
  7. Manual handling practical sessions:
    1. Preparing for a lift
    2. Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
    3. Team manual handling
    4. Using equipment

Assessment

3 x Practical assessments, 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course. Refresher training recommended every 3 years

Refresher Training

It is recommended that you undertake this qualification every three years in order to comply with legal and statutory requirements.

Duration: 1 Day (6 hours)

Refresher training recommended every 3 years
Ofqual Regulated

Why choose us?

Ofqual Regulated
To ensure the highest standard of training and compliance, we are approved by Qualsafe Awards, and all of the courses that we offer are Ofqual Regulated Qualifications. It is important that your training is delivered by an accredited training provider to ensure you comply with Health and Safety legislation. All of our courses that show 'QCF' will also include credits on the National Qualifications and Credit Framework.

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