QA Level 2 Safe Moving & Handling (RQF)

QA Level 2 Safe Moving & Handling (RQF)

The course consists of 1 Days training looking at Health and Safety at work Act 1974 and "Duty of Care". The Act makes it clear that everyone has a part to play in minimising injuries while at work and increasing standards preventing people coming to harm Employers, Employee's and other all have roles to play.

The following outcomes will be discussed during the day some of these will also include practical and written assessments.  

  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Manual handling laws
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Risk assessments
  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Centre of gravity
  • Lever system
  • Manual handling equipment:
  • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
  • Maintenance and requirements for testing
  • Manual handling practical sessions
  • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
  • Team manual handling
  • Using equipment

1 Day Course = £70.00 Course times 09:30 > 16:30


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QA Level 2 Moving People safely (RQF)

QA Level 2 Moving People safely (RQF)

Intended audience This qualification is ideal for people who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves assisting and moving people. It is suitable: • As an introduction to those starting work which involves moving people • For those returning to work where moving people is required • As safety refresher training

This qualification contains 2 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 14 hours. Full details of these units are in Appendix 1.
Learners must complete all assessments in both units successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 6 weeks.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:
• Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 12 GLH (minimum), and • The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study, including assessment, as directed by, but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. precourse reading, which for this qualification is 2 hours


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2 Day Managers Safe Moving of Objects & People

2 Day Managers Safe Moving of Objects & People

The All Wales Passport scheme in Manual Handling was originally by Health and Safety professionals within the NHS Trusts in Wales, to ensure high standards and consistency of manual handling which the UK has not been able to establish. The aim of Bellstone Training is to create a similar data base. Managers & Seniors will be competency assessed to assess internal Staff.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Musculo-skeletal injuries
  • Principles of safer handling
  • Prevention of musculo-skeletal injuries
  • Principles of team handling
  • Current legislation
  • Good communication
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment
  • Unsafe patient handling
  • Principles of safer handling of inanimate loads
  • Inanimate load risk assessment
  • The importance of good posture and the application of ergonomics in the workplace, including driving
  • Principles of safer handling of patients/clients
  • Patient/client handling risk assessment
  • Principles of using slide sheets
  • Principles of working at bed height
  • Principles of using hoists, types, selection and safety
  • Guidelines on sling selection


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