QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)


Did you know that incorrect manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries?
The law states that employers have a legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform manual handling tasks in their day to day role.

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 the perfect course for those working in a variety of environments including
warehouses and shops.

Successful candidates 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.

What's covered

Common manual handling injuries Manual handling laws - Responsibilities of employers and employees - Risk assessments - Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
• Musculoskeletal system
• Centre of gravity
• Lever system

Manual handling equipment:
• Types of manual handling aids and equipment
• Maintenance and requirements for testing

Manual handling practical sessions:
• Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
• Team manual handling
• Using equipment

Duration: 1 day course Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)
Assessment: multiple choice question paper and practical assessment.
Fee: candidate registration, certification and manual are inclusive.

Course dates:

Candidates have a choice on how they complete this course.

1. Online: - using our training platform (Mykademy) and delivering their micro teach via zoom, a tutor will be available online for any assistance needed.
2. In the classroom environment, working with other candidates