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Mon, 07 Dec


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L2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) (71221) 3 Hours online £50

Did you know that incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work?

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L2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) (71221) 3 Hours online £50
L2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) (71221) 3 Hours online £50

Time & Location

07 Dec 2020, 13:30 – 16:30

Online via Zoom

About The Exam

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, designed to cover the basic principles of manual handling.

This theory based qualification is ideal for all employees as it provides candidates with an awareness of safe manual handling practices and the risks of unsafe manual handling.

With subjects covered in just half a day, this course is an ideal way to reduce the risk of workplace manual handling injuries, whilst minimising disruption to your organisation’s day to day activities!

Refresher training recommended every 3 years

What’s Covered?

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

Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:

• Preparing for a lift

• Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object

• Team manual handling

Manual handling equipment:

• Types of manual handling aids and equipment

• Maintenance and requirements for testing

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

Price is for 1 learner and includes course book.

Maximum 8 learners per course.

Exam to be booked seperately (fee £22.25 per learner).

Exam is held online at least a week following the course and must be taken within 4 weeks of completing the course.

Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Learners must complete an on line registration form with photo id at least 3 days prior to training.

Minimum requirements for regulated exam is PC/Laptop with webcam + mobile phone with camera

Joining instructions & booking confirmation will be Emailed to you in response to this booking.

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