Gain an introduction and knowledge with regards to safe moving and handling activities in the workplace.

Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)


This Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling has been accredited by the regulators of England and Ofqual and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework it is supported by Proskill, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector. The course is intended as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.


  • Understand the reasons for manual handling
  • Understand how manual handling risks assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling
  • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles

Course Structure

This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit that learners must successfully complete in order to achieve the qualification. Our training utilises the very latest learning methods with special emphasis placed on student participation in interactive techniques and skills. Overall the aim of our training is to share knowledge and practical experience through tutor led sessions that build upon the experience so that all participants become confident at safe moving and handling in their specific work environment. The qualification is assessed throughout the day by practical demonstration of the safe execution of safe moving and handling techniques as detailed in the learning outcomes. The course will conclude with a 15 question multiple-choice examination. The duration of the examination is 30 minutes. Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15.


We can deliver this training nationwide

  • Price available on request
  • One day practical and theoretical classroom activities
  • Maximum of 12 per course
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