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Sectors: Health & Safety

QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Manual Handling suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to the manual handling of objects • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification outlines the reasons for safer manual handling, the legal requirements and the process of completing risk assessments to reduce the risk of harm. Learners will have the opportunity to practice safer manual handling principles when moving objects […]


QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Manual Handling suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to the safe moving of people • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification explains the principles and practice of safer handling of people and objects. It outlines the reasons for safer manual handling, the legal requirements, the process of completing risk assessments to reduce the risk of harm and the additional considerations […]


QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to health and safety in the workplace • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification is specifically designed for people who work with patients in a health and social care setting and develops their awareness of health and safety issues that may arise in this environment. It covers the importance […]


QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Health and Safety • Recommendation of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification develops Learners’ basic awareness of health and safety in the workplace. It includes understanding the importance of health and safety in the workplace, the types of common hazards present and the requirements for workplace health and […]


QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to health and safety in the workplace • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification is designed to provide Learners with a basic introduction to the principles of risk assessment. It will raise their awareness of risks in the workplace and introduce basic things they can do to control them. This […]


QA Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Health and Safety • Recommendation of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification develops Learners’ knowledge of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations. COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. It covers the risks associated with hazardous […]


QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Manual Handling suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to the manual handling of objects • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification outlines the reasons for safer manual handling and the legal requirements. Learners will develop an understanding of how risk assessments can improve safety, the theory of safe movement principles and how to reduce the risk of harm. Note: […]


QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to health and safety in the workplace • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification develops Learners’ health and safety awareness in the workplace. It covers understanding risk assessment, identifying and controlling the risks from common workplace hazards, the legal requirements related to health and safety in the workplace […]


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