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Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling

Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling

This training programme is designed to introduce learners to moving and handling activities required for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling. It’s also a suitable qualification for refresher training. It will also cover risk assessments, manual handling equipment and how to apply safe manual handling principles.

Course Delivery

Trainer-led course delivered in an external training venue.

Suitable Attendees

Suitable for learners who are starting or returning to work who need specific manual handling training

Qualification Assessment

The qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and a practical assessment.


Sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) regulated by Ofqual.

Course Duration

Learners should expect 10 hours of guided learning

Book the Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling Course Today

Book this course online or give us a call on 01666 503686.

Course content covers:

How to carry out a manual handling risk assessment

Potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handling and the consequences for non-compliance

The principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety

How to apply safe manual handling principles

Want to Discuss this Further?

If you’re not sure whether this is the course for your employees, or if you’d like some advice, call on 01666 503686.

✓ We’ve been providing H&S Consultancy & Training since 1999.
✓ Our qualified trainers are experienced across multiple sectors.
✓ We are proud partners of IIRSM.
✓ Our training is tailored to your specific business needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Whether you just need one of your employees to be trained in something specific, or want to look at sending multiple individuals to different courses, we can work with you to create a health and safety training program for your entire organisation.

Have a chat with our team on 01666 503 686 and we can create the right training program for your team.

We offer online courses which can be completed on computer, as well as trainer-led courses which can be carried out in person or over video call dependent on the course.

You can locate the full range of our available training here or call our team on 01666 503686 to speak to one of our team in person

Yes, we have many training courses covering a whole range of health and safety topics. Some of these are trainer-led and others are through our Healthy Working E-learning Suite.

Feel free to give our team a call for more information on 01666 503686.

More Resources

Seeking further advice and support, why not take a look at our Resources section with toolbox talks, HSE publications and useful links or read our latest blog post for advice from our team