QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF) [Classroom Course]

£50.00 + VAT Per Person

Safety training for those working in a manual handling role, such as warehouses and shops

Duration: half a day
Ofqual Regulated Qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards: Yes
Suggested progression: QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

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 QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF) 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.

This qualification covers the following topics:

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

The course will conclude with candidates undertaking a multi-choice examination, the successful completion of which will result in the awarding of a Level 2 Certificate in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF) which is an Ofqual Regulated Qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards.

Group prices are available on request.

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