QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in the principles of manual handling when moving objects and people. It also allows Learners to practise a range of techniques that they can apply to their workplace.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF) has been specifically designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves assisting and moving people. It is ideal for those working in a variety of health and social care environments such as care homes.

Course OverviewQualification Specification

Over a 2 day period, Learners will develop the knowledge and skills relevant to manual handling of objects and the safe moving and handling of people. Topics covered include: common handling injuries, the potential impact to a person if moved incorrectly, personal handling plans, preserving dignity, health and safety when moving a person, using equipment and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Learner Registration Fees

Here at Qualsafe Awards we are passionate about providing the highest quality service and support at competitive prices. That's why our Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

Standard Price 150-249 Learners
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250-499 Learners
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500+ Learners
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£9.25 £8.55 £8.32 £8.09

Price includes:

Free Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentation, Practical Assessment Sheets, Multiple Choice Question Papers and a Guide to Assessing Manual Handling Qualifications.

Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF) certificate personalised with their Centre’s details.

Centre Requirements

In order to deliver this qualification, Centres will require a minimum of 1 Trainer and 1 Internal Quality Assurer (these cannot be the same person). Please refer to the above Qualification Specification (pages 5-6) to check the qualification approval requirements required for these positions. Centres will also need to have appropriate policies, systems and procedures in place as well as suitable and adequate venues, equipment and learning resources. For further details on Centre requirements, please consult page 7 of the Qualification Specification above.

Key Facts

QAN Number: 601/5914/5

Ofqual regulated? Yes

Number of Units: 2 mandatory units

Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 20

Contact Learning Hours (CLH) 12 minimum

Credit Value: 4

Assessment: 6 x Practical assessments, 2 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.

Qualification Valid For: Refresher training recommended every 3 years

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