QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)

  1 Day course    Refresher training
recommended every 3 years Ofqual regulated

Course OverviewWhat's CoveredFurther Information
  • 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 (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.
  • *This qualification contains both theoretical and practical elements
  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Manual handling laws
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Risk assessments
  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
    • 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:
    • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
    • Team manual handling
    • Using equipment