Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling

Qualification overview
The Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling is intended as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting wok, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.

This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit – Manual Handling Safely at Work.

Course content
The training programme covers the following topics:

  • 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


One day programme

The qualification is assessed through a practical examination through the duration of the course by the tutor, followed by a 15 multiple-choice question examination



Either in a Shropshire Training venue or on your own site if preferred