Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling
This qualification introduces learners to the risks associated with manual handling and the controls available.
Online assessments £11.95, paper-based £13.95 (sliding scale applies, prices are excluding VAT).
Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling qualification raises awareness of how incorrect manual handling can cause injury. It also covers the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment.
This is a free-standing qualification designed for delivery as a short course, but is also well-suited for integration into wider vocational programmes of study. It assumes no prior knowledge or experience and learners will come from a diverse range of employment sectors and education backgrounds.
Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling qualification is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
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What does it cover?
Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling provides learners with invaluable knowledge and understanding of the importance of safe manual handling, risk assessments for manual handling and guidance on appropriate control measures. It includes the duties of employers and employees in relation to manual handling plus the consequences for non-compliance with requirements.
The programme focuses on the terms 'hazard' and 'risk' in the context of manual handling plus the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment. Also covered are the safe movement principles and all aspects of the equipment designed to assist manual handling.
How does it work?
Learning materials are provided to Centres who subsequently deliver the training (recommended six hours). Centres then request the examination – available either online or paper-based – on a date and time of their choosing. The results of online examinations are available immediately while paper-based results and certificates are issued within five working days of receipt.
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Assessments for Approved Centres
Already approved to deliver this qualification? Then buy our paper-based or online assessments now. Assessments are comprehensive and clearly laid out, so that candidates can easily understand the process. The assessments are broken down into 30 multiple choice questions with a 45-minute time limit. The pass mark is 20 out of 30. All our qualifications are developed to the very highest standards. Attaining the qualification will earn a candidate four credits.
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