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QA - Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling course accredited by an official body?

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

What is the QA - Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Beginner

During this 1 day course, Learners 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.

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Who is the QA - Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling course designed for?

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 ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

What subjects does the QA - Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling course cover?

This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 7 hours. Full details of this unit are in Appendix 1 of the fact sheet.

Learners must complete all assessments in the unit successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 4 weeks.

  • TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements: Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 6 GLH (minimum), and
  • The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study, including assessment, as directed by, but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this qualification is 1 hour
How is the QA - Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling course assessed?

3 x Practical assessments, 

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course

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