QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in the principles of manual handling when moving objects and people. It also allows Learners to practise a range of techniques that they can apply to their workplace.

14 Jan 2022

Description

Over a 2 day period, Learners will develop the knowledge and skills relevant to manual handling of objects and the safe moving and handling of people. Topics covered include: common handling injuries, the potential impact to a person if moved incorrectly, personal handling plans, preserving dignity, health and safety when moving a person, using equipment and more.

Certification

QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF)

Who is this course for?

The QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves assisting and moving people. It is ideal for those working in a variety of health and social care environments such as care homes.

Revalidation

3 years

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of safe manual handling
  • Know how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles
  • Understand the personal safety, health and dignity issues relating to the movement of a person by others
  • Understand how a personal handling plan and risk assessment reduce the risk of injury to everyone involved in moving a person
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with moving people safely
  • Be able to apply safe principles when moving a person

Dates

1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Paisley

  • PD points: 1
Session information

Sessions

Theory Development
08:30 - 16:30
1 day
Paisley
    • £320.00 excl. VAT

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