CTC Training and Development Limited
The TQUK Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF) provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to apply safe manual handling principles.
This qualification is intended for learners wanting to undertake training or to further develop their knowledge and/or skills in this subject area. The objectives of the qualification include:
preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding,
preparing learners to progress to a qualification in another subject area,
giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning.
This course is made up of 1 mandatory unit that learners will need to complete. The aims and outcomes for this unit are as follows:
1.Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
1.1. Outline the potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handing
1.2. Outline employers and employees duties relating to manual handling at work
1.3. Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work
2. Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
2.1. Explain the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ in the context of manual handling work
2.2. Outline the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment
2.3. Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy when applied to manual handling
3. Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
3.1. Describe safe movement principles associated with manual handling
3.2. Outline the types of equipment designed to be used for manual handling tasks
3.3. Outline the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment
4. Be able to apply safe manual handling principles
4.1. Demonstrate efficient and safe manual handling principles when;
a. applying effort to, or moving a load or object manually on their own
b. when using manual handling aids and equipment
c. when undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team
Who is this course for?
This course is intended for anybody in the workplace who will be require to move objects as part of their role.
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