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Level 2 Award in 
Manual Handling in Childcare

3 hour


3 year certificate

Up to 14 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

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Who is it for?

This award is aimed at childcare settings and designed so that these workplaces can fulfil their legal obligations for manual handling in the workplace. The course aims to ensure the learner knows the difference between safe and unsafe manual handling practices. Includes specific moving and handling techniques of infants and children.

Course Content

  • Legislation

  • What is Manual Handling?

  • Manual Handling Risk Assessing

  • Safe Moving Principles

  • Musculoskeletal System 

  • The Spine

  • Object Moving and Handling

  • Moving and Assisting of Children

  • Moving and Handling of Infants


  • Multiple choice theory test paper

  • Practical application of correct technique by the learner

Learning Options

The following learning options are available for this course:​

  • In-House Training (as detailed above)

  • External Accreditation (additional costs may apply)

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