AoFAQ Principles and Practice of Manual Handling

Manual Handling Training The AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Manual Handling Training Course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work, providing essential information about manual handling hazards and their control.

The AOFAQ Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Manual Handling qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to safely move objects in the workplace.

This Manual Handling Training Course builds on the best practice guidance from the Health and Safety Executive and provides learners with the opportunity to practice safe moving principles.

The Health and Safety and Work Act 1974 and the Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992 require each employer to provide adequate supervision and training and as well as undertake manual handling risk assessments.

This qualification will support employers to demonstrate their commitment to the legal obligations.  The qualification is ideal for new starters, existing staff and for refresher training.

Course Summary

  • Open Course Price: £95.00 + vat per person (£114.00 inc vat)
  • On Site Course Price: Call 0333 666 0555 for a competitive quotation
  • Delivery Method: Classroom
  • Instructor/Delegate Ratio: 1:12
  • Assessment: Multiple Choice Examination and Practical Observation assessment
  • Awarding Body: QCF
  • Duration: Usually 8:30am to 2:30pm
  • Prerequisite: None

Who Should Attend

Our AOFAQ Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Manual Handling qualification which is designed for anyone required to have the knowledge and skills to safely move objects in the workplace.

What Will You Get From This Manual Handling Training Course

The Health and Safety and Work Act 1974 and the Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992 require each employer to provide adequate supervision and training and as well as undertake manual handling risk assessments. This qualification will support employers to demonstrate their commitment to the legal obligations and whilst it does not qualify learners to undertake manual handling risk assessments independently, it will provide them with the knowledge to assist the employer in completing the legal requirement of carrying out a workplace risk assessment.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Understand the reasons for safe manual handling

  • 1.1 Outline the potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handling
  • 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

AOFAQ Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Manual Handling – Open Course

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Course Code

AOF001

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Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS 23 Nov 2017 8:30AM – 2:30PM £95.00 Registration Closes
Nov 22, 2017 4:30PM


Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS

23 Nov 2017

8:30AM – 2:30PM

£95.00 exc. VAT

 

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Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS 04 Jan 2018 8:30AM – 2:30PM £95.00 Registration Closes
Jan 03, 2018 4:30PM


Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS

04 Jan 2018

8:30AM – 2:30PM

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Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS 16 Feb 2018 8:30AM – 2:30PM £95.00 Registration Closes
Feb 15, 2018 2:30PM


Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS

16 Feb 2018

8:30AM – 2:30PM

£95.00 exc. VAT

 

Register Now » 12 Places Available!
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