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Level 2 Award in 
Moving People Safely

3 hour


3 year certificate

Up to 14 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

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Manual Handling Courses

Who is it for?

Learners will develop the knowledge and skills relevant to manual handling of objects and the safe moving and handling of people. Emphasis in placed on the confidence, dignity and safety of the individual being transferred. Ideal for people whose roles involve moving people safely from chairs, beds and wheelchairs in a health and social care setting. 

Course Content

  • Legislation

  • Spine & Musculoskeletal System

  • Risk Assessment

  • Effective Communication

  • Working as a Team

  • Care and Support Plans

  • Assisting to Walk

  • Chair Based Moving and Assisting

  • Bed Based Moving and Assisting 

  • Safe Use of a Wheelchair 


  • 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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