This qualification will introduce learners to moving and handling activities required for those starting work, returning to work or who needs specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training. The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners for employment or to support a role in the workplace. Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment.

What topics will it cover?

Understanding the reasons for safe manual handling

Understanding how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety

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

Be able to apply safe manual handling principles

Who is this course aimed at?

Highfield Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling is aimed at learners who are starting or returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling. It is also suitable for refresher training.

How long will the course take?


Is there an exam? This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and a practical examination.

When will I know if I've passed?

Results notified within 2 weeks, successful candidates will receive a Highfield accredited Level 2 certificate.

What books will I need?

No books are required.

How much will it cost?

£85+VAT per person

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