The Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling is a 1-day course that is designed to equip individuals with the key principles of manual handling and how to apply these to their workplace. During the course, there will be practical elements incorporated so that learners can practice safe moving and handling by using a range of techniques. There will be a range of topics covered such as on Manual Handling laws and Manual Handling equipment. The Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling course is a nationally recognised qualification and it is a regulated course.
The law states that employers have a legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform manual handling tasks in their day to day role.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
The course is suitable for those who work, or intend to work, in a job role that involves manual handling. It is an ideal course for those working in a variety of settings such as in a warehouse, a shop, or working in a care home.
ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION
During the course, there will be a range of learning styles incorporated to maximise your learning experience, including theory and practical elements. There will be a multiple-choice examination at the end of the course to test your knowledge. Upon successful completion of the course, each delegate will have the knowledge, confidence, and certification to go to their workplace and apply what they have learned to minimise the risk of unsafe manual handling.
Refresher training is recommended every 3 years which will be a 1-day course to refresh and update your manual handling knowledge.
HOW DO I BOOK THIS COURSE?
If you would like to book onto this Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling course, get in touch with us today and we can assist you with booking the course at one of our training venues if you are a group booking. Additionally, you can book the training course in-house which may be more cost-effective for you. To book an in-house training course, check out our in-house training, the price guide, and fill out the booking form.
- Common manual handling injuries
- Manual handling laws
- Responsibilities of employers and employees
- Risk assessments
- Safe movement principles associated with manual handling
- Musculoskeletal system
- Centre of gravity
- Lever system
- Manual handling equipment:
- Types of manual handling aids and equipment
- Maintenance and requirements for testing
- Manual handling practical sessions
- Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
- Team manual handling
- Using equipment
In line with Government advice, all delegates attending a First Aid course post-COVID-19 Outbreak will receive a FREE COVID-19 Hygiene Pack in an effort to protect all learners and staff. We will provide:
- Clean equipment
- Face shields
- Hand hygienic gel
- Surgical face masks
- Regular handwashing facilities