Course Description

TQUK Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely QCF


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TQUK Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)

The TQUK Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF) is regulated by Ofqual also It is supported by Proskills.

Entry Requirements:

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. Learners must be at least 16 years of age at certification.

Minimum Guided Learning Hours (Recommended Duration):

The recommended guided learning hours for this qualification are a minimum of 20.

Who is this course for?

This level 2 Award in Moving People Safely course should be completed by learners wanting to undertake training or to further develop their knowledge and/or skills in moving people safely this qualification is intended for learners wanting to undertake training or to further develop their knowledge and/or skills in moving people safely.

Why do you need this course?

Learners need this course so that they are able to successfully provide support to themselves or others about the correct way to move people and objects properly.This course also:

  • Prepares learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding.
  • Prepares learners to progress to a qualification in another subject area.
  • Gives learners personal growth and engagement in learning.

Course Aims & Learning Outcomes;

At the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  • Understand 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

After completing this course the learner can:

  • Outline the potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handing
  • Outline employers and employees duties relating to manual handling at work
  • Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work
  • Explain the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ in the context of manual handling work
  • Outline the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment
  • Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy when applied to manual handling
  • Describe safe movement principles associated with manual handling
  • Outline the types of equipment designed to be used for manual handling tasks
  • Outline the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment
  • Demonstrate efficient and safe manual handling principles when;
  • applying effort to, or moving a load or object manually on their own
  • when using manual handling aids and equipment
  • when undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team
  • Outline the potential impact to a person who is moved incorrectly
  • Outline the ways in which the dignity, health and safety of the person being moved can be preserved
  • Outline the process of risk assessment in relation to moving a person
  • Outline the control measures that might be used to reduce the risks associated with moving people
  • State the content of a personal handling plan
  • List the states of functional mobility a person who needs to be moved might have
  • Describe safe movement principles associated with moving people
  • Outline the types of handling or lifting equipment designed to be used for moving people
  • Describe the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of people handling or lifting equipment
  • Demonstrate efficient and safe movement principles when;
  • a. applying effort to support or move a person manually on their own
  • b. when using movement aides and equipment
  • c. when moving a person as part of a team

How am I Assessed for this Qualification:

This qualification is assessed through activities, which are developed by the centre, internally marked and sampled as part of quality assurance/ internal verification procedures. Recording documents can be found on the TQUK Management Suite. The assessment and quality assurance process will be subject to external quality assurance/verification by TQUK. The recommended assessment methods for this qualification are:-

  • Practical Demonstration
  • Group Discussion
  • Case study
  • Written assignment
  • Observation of learner’s skills
  • Question and answer sessions

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a Pass - there is no grading

Future Progression:

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

Certification: ( Picture of certificate )

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QCF qualifications are delivered daily at our fully equipped training centre in Coventry. We can also deliver QCF training for a group at your own venue (any suitable venue in the UK), please contact our Support Team on 024 7610 0090 or via email.

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