The AOFAQ Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Manual Handling is a qualification which is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills too safely move objects in the workplace.
The 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 etc. 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 risk assessment.
The qualification is ideal for new starters, existing staff and for a refresher.
The qualification is valid for three years.Contact us to book this course