QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (QCF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the principles of safer manual handling.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (QCF) qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

Course OverviewQualification Specification

Over a half day period, successful Learners will develop a greater awareness of manual handling, including: common manual handling injuries, the safe movement principles, theory of safe manual handling principles and manual handling equipment. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Please note that this qualification does not include pratical sessions. Those requiring practical training should undertake the QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF).

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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£6.50 £6.01 £5.85 £5.68

Price includes:

Free Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentation, Assessment Guide and Multiple Choice Question Papers.

Successful Learners will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (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: 601/5443/3

Ofqual regulated? Yes

Number of Units: 1 mandatory unit

Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 4

Contact Learning Hours (CLH) 3 minimum

Credit Value: 1

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

Qualification Valid For: Refresher training recommended every 3 years

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