Health and Safety

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

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

This qualification outlines the reasons for safer manual handling and the legal requirements. Learners will develop an understanding of how risk assessments can improve safety, the theory of safe movement principles and how to reduce the risk of harm. EchoFour Training Centre is based at Southampton Airport in Hampshire and the course is accredited by Qualsafe. EchoFour is an accredited centre for delivery of City & Guilds and Qualsafe courses.

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners through developing their understanding of the principles of safe manual handling so they can apply what they have learned to their working environment and make their practices safer. 

This qualification is suitable for all employees to raise their awareness of the risks of unsafe manual handling practices and for people who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job, e.g. handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

It is suitable:

  • To raise awareness about the importance of safe manual handling
  • As an introduction to those starting work which may involve carrying out manual handling activities
  • For those returning to work where manual handling activities may be required
  • As safety refresher training

Note: This qualification is a theory based qualification. Learners who need practical training should complete
QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF).

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