Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling

Qualification Overview

The HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF) 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. Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognize its importance in ensuring a safer working environment.

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

Course Assessment

This qualification is assessed in two parts:

Part 1

Practical Assessment

Part 2:

Written examination with a total duration of 1 hours.

Accreditation

  • Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance United Kingdom (HABC)

Course Duration

01 Day