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TQUK Level 3 Award for Manual Handling Trainers (RQF)

Key Qualification Facts

As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/FAA/IOSH. This course leads to certification in the Training Qualifications UK Level 3 Award for Manual Handling Trainers.

Qualification number: 601/5285/0
Credit value: 3
Assessment method: Short response questions and 15 minute micro-teaching session.
Guided learning hours (GLH): 18 GLH
Total qualification time (TQT): 20

Learners must achieve three credits from two mandatory units:

Understanding the Principles of Manual Handling A/504/5456

Delivering a Training Session R/506/2411

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:
• Be a minimum of 18 years of age.

There are no other formal entry requirements however it is recommended that Learners have a minimum of Level 2 in numeracy/literacy.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is available as a Classroom version.

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place on our Website or Contact us on 02838 39 45 80

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Course Cost

This course costs £425 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

Understanding the Principles of Manual Handling - A/504/5456

1. Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
1.1 Outline the potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handing
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

Delivering a Training Session- R/506/2411

1.Be able to produce a plan for a training session.
1.1 Create a plan for a training session which includes
a) Intended learners
b) Intended learning outcomes
c) Resources required
d) Timing
e) Delivery methods
f) How the learning will be assessed.
2.Be able to deliver a training session.
2.1 Create a physical and emotional environment conducive to learning.
2.2 Use resources to support learning.
2.3 Deliver the learning in a manner relevant to the learners.
2.4 Involve learners in the learning.
2.5 Use appropriate techniques to check learning has taken place.
3.Be able to evaluate training sessions.
3.1 Collect feedback on the training session.
3.2 Review the session based on feedback.
3.3 Create an action plan for future sessions.
3.4 Give constructive feedback to others.