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Level 2 Award in 
Safe Moving & Handling

6 hour


3 year certificate

Up to 14 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

See all Manual Handling Courses

Who is it for?

This course is designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves manual handling. It is ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops. Learners will learn the key principles of manual handling and how to apply these to their workplace. They will also practise a wide range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident and proficient in moving and handling.

Course Content

  • Legislation

  • Meaning of Manual Handling

  • Manual Handling Risk Assessing

  • Safe Moving Principles

  • Spine & Musculoskeletal System

  • Effective Communication

  • Object Moving and Handling

  • Working as a Team

  • Correct and Incorrect Techniques

  • Undertaking a Risk Assessment

  • Trolleys, Hoists and other devices

  • Safe Lifting Techniques of Unusual Loads


  • 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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