Train the Trainer Manual Handling & DSE Risk Assessor

Course Title: TQUK Level 3 Award for Manual Handling Trainers (RQF) Inc DSE Risk Assessor

Qualification Purpose The qualification consists of two mandatory units. The first unit develops learners’ knowledge and understanding of the principles and process of safe manual handling and risk assessment. The second unit develops learners’ knowledge and skills so that they can prepare, deliver and evaluate a training session.

Entry Requirements There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. The qualification is suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above.

**Structure ** Learners must achieve three credits from two mandatory units

Mandatory Units Units Unit ref. Level Guided Learning Hours Credit value Understanding the Principles of Manual Handling A/504/5456 2 4 1 Delivering a Training Session R/506/2411 3 14 2

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  2. Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  3. Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  4. Be able to produce a plan for a training session.
  5. Be able to deliver a training session.
  6. Be able to evaluate training sessions.

Total Qualification Time Total Qualification Time for this qualification is 20 hours.

Guided Learning Hours Guided Learning Hours for this qualification is 18.

Assessment The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance. Where indicated in the unit specifications, assessment must meet the requirements of the identified assessment strategy/principles.Assessment must include a minimum of 15 minute microteach within a training session. All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass

Course Title: Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Assessor Training

Course Overview: The training is designed for anyone in the workforce who will be risk assessing Display Screen Equipment usage or advising personnel on the avoidance of DSE related injuries.

Course Objectives: Employers are required to carry out risk assessments for individual employees who use a computer for the majority of their work. We will show you ways to comply with the law, be proactive in indentifying situations that may cause harm and enable staff to be in control of their workstations.

Course Content: • The legal requirements relating to the use of DSE • How to carry out a DSE assessment using forms provided or companies own forms • Practical assessments of workstations, ergonomics and the work environment • How the poor/incorrect use of DSE can cause harm • How to advise staff on the reduction of health related problems with the use of DSE • Special consideration: physical disability, pregnancy or wheelchair use

Duration 3 days

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