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Manual Handling - Level 2

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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.

Keystone Safety Solutions offers 2 manual handling qualifications, which ensure regulatory compliance and minimise the potential costs that can be incurred from work-related lifting injuries.

Level 2

Award in Moving People Safely (RQF)

This qualification is intended as further development for those working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is a part of their role. It is underpinned by the safe principles of moving and handling but recognises the special skills required when assisting and moving people.

The qualification is suitable for new starters in organisations where the movement and assistance of people is a key role as well as being suitable for refresher training.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 40 hours and of this 20 hours are recommended as guided learning hours.

TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming Guided Learning Hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.

How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed by 2 multiple-choice examinations and 2 practical assessments.

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Level 2

Award Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)

This qualification is an introduction to moving and handling activities 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.

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.

Subjects covered include the reasons for safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessments principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 20 hours and of this 10 hours are recommended as guided learning hours.

TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming Guided Learning Hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.

How is the qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed in 2 parts.

Unit 1: Part 1: Can be assessed by either of the following methods:

  • Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ) Examination - Learners must answer a series of multiple-choice questions across the breadth of the course syllabus within a 30-minute time frame.

Unit 1: Part 2: Is assessed by Practical Assessment.

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you at info@keystonesafetysolutions.com. or call our friendly staff on 01689 422 321