Level 2 Award (RQF) in Safe Moving and Handling
Manual handling injuries are the main cause of lost working days. These occur due to sprains and strains resulting from the incorrect lifting and movement of objects.
CPDG offers 2 manual handling qualifications, which ensure regulatory compliance and minimise the potential costs that can be incurred from work-related lifting injuries.
This course offers a comprehensive guide to best practice when it comes to manual handling. Ideal as part of a staff induction, as refresher training for existing staff or for those looking to go on to achieve a recognised manual handling qualification.
Is it for me ?
This qualification will introduce learners to moving and handling activities required for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training. The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners for employment or to support a role in the workplace.Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment.
How long will it take ?
To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 10 hours of guided learning.
Subjects covered include:the reasons for safe manual handlingmanual handling risk assessments principlestypes of equipment testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and a practical examination.
Learners will receive a Highfield Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) upon successfully completing the course.
Individuals achieving this qualification can then progress onto the Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace, or a Highfield Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely.
There is an E-learning option available with this course
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