MANUAL HANDLING – 8:30 am – 5:30pm
July 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This qualification forms part of the QA Manual Handling suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on:
National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to the manual handling of objects
Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
This qualification outlines the reasons for safer manual handling and the legal requirements. Learners will develop an understanding of how risk assessments can improve safety, the theory of safe movement principles and how to reduce the risk of harm.
Note: This qualification is theory based and does not include practical training.
This qualification specification provides information for Centres about the delivery of the QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) and includes the unit information, assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.