Manual Handling Principals and Practices (RQF Level 2 / SCQF Level 5)

We at SafeCert Awards provide the accreditation service through our awarding body to provide our accredited trainers and accredited centres a range of Health and Safety Awards.

Qualification Details

The Manual Handling Principles and Practice course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and understanding to equip those in the workplace with the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake manual handling tasks during their working day. The qualification can be tailored to suit any business including the needs of the individual, enhancing the learning experience and making the content relevant and fit for purpose. The duration of this qualification must be a minimum of 6 hours.

The award has one unit with 4 learning outcomes as follows:

  1. Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  2. Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  3. Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  4. Be able to apply safe manual handling award

The qualification is valid for 3 years and all learners will be assessed for their practical skills as well as their knowledge in the form of a multiple choice question paper.

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