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QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work (RQF) course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work (RQF) course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualifications Network (QNUK). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (QNUK) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit QNUK web site

What is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work (RQF) course?

Category: Manual-Handling
Level: Beginner

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work(RQF) qualification provides knowledge for those in the workplace, or those entering the workforce on the hazards and controls related to manual handling.

This is a qualification that prepares a learner to develop knowledge in a subject area.

This qualification comprises a single unit.

Guided learning hours (GLH) = 4

Total Qualification Time (TQT) = 4

Who is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work (RQF) course designed for?

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work(RQF) qualification is for those at work that require an understanding of the hazards associated with manual handling and how these can best be avoided. 

The programme is typically delivered over a half-day and with no practical assessment provides just the knowledge element. 

This may be more suited to those with existing injuries or those that cannot undertake practical tasks.

What subjects does the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work (RQF) course cover?

Learning outcome Assessment Criterion

  • Understand the reasons for safer manual handling
  • Identify the potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handing
  • Outline employers and employees responsibilities relating to manual handling at work
  • Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work
  • Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ in the context of manual handling work
  • State the steps related to undertaking a manual handling risk assessment
  • Select appropriate risk controls for common manual handling hazards
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  • Describe safe movement principles associated with manual handling
  • Select appropriate equipment to be used for manual handling tasks
  • Outline the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment
How is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work (RQF) course assessed?

There is a single multiple choice question paper. Learners must achieve a minimum of 70% to pass.

This qualification is available to those over 14 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

QNUK - Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work (RQF) course dates and locations