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IQ Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF) is a knowledge and competence based qualification for individuals who work or intend to work in positions involving the movement of people. It provides learners with formal recognition of their knowledge and competence. By completing both of the mandatory units, all learners will cover the principles of moving people safely, manual handling safety and how to apply those principles.

Progression

Learners who have achieved the Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF) can progress to this qualification using credits already achieved, because the unit “Manual handling safety at work” is common to both of them. Upon completion of this qualification, learners can progress to a range of qualifications using credits already achieved, including:

The Level 2 Award/ Certificate/ Diploma in Personal Development for Employability (QCF)

The Level 2 Award in Principles and Practices of Manual Handling (QCF)

The Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety (QCF)

The Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

Summary

Credit 4
GLH 20 - 20
Age Range 16+
QUAN / regulation number 601/1694/8
Registration Start Date 13/03/2014
Review Date 30/05/2015
Registration Fee £15.00
Registration Fee from 2015 £15.50
Specification

Other Relevant Documentation
IQ Website www.industryqualifications.org.uk
Telephone 01952 457452
For further information contact info@industryqualifications.org.uk

IQ welcomes applications for centre and qualification approval from employers, private training providers and FE Colleges.

Structure

To achieve this qualification learners have to achieve 4 credits from both of the mandatory units.

IQ Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)

Mandatory Group

Minimum Units:2, Minimum Credits:4

UnitLevelCreditGLH
D/602/4593Manual handling safety at work2210
M/602/4596Moving people safely2210

Assessment

Assessment for the each of the units in this qualification is by multiple choice examination for the knowledge-based learning outcomes and portfolio (internally set and marked and quality assured by IQ) for the competence-based learning outcome.

An Achievement Record for this qualification which includes the forms necessary to map and claim knowledge and competence is available to download from the IQ website. All assessment criteria must be met and mapped and the location of the evidence must be indicated in the achievement record.

This qualification is not graded, successful learners achieve a pass.

The multiple choice assessment for learning outcomes 1-3 of both of the mandatory units are available on line or paper based.

Unit

Assessment

Number of MCQ questions

Learning outcomes

Time allowed

Moving people safely

Multiple choice exam:  externally set and marked by IQ

20

Learning outcomes 1-3

45 Minutes

Portfolio: Internally set and marked and quality assured by IQ

N/A

Learning outcome 4 only

N/A

Manual handling safety at work

Multiple choice exam:  externally set and marked by IQ

20

Learning outcomes 1-3

45 Minutes

Portfolio: Internally set and marked and quality assured by IQ

N/A

Learning outcome 4 only

N/A