Group Price from £340.00 + £10 / delegate for accreditation + vat

Non accredited £320 +Vat

The Safe Moving & Handling course is a stand alone Level 2 qualification which complements the Basic Health & Safety programme. This course is sometimes referred to as Manual Handling of Loads training. Our courses are aimed at those who carry out Safe Moving & Handling activities at work and introduces students to the hazards of manual handling, the risks involved, controls available and what to expect from a manual handling assessment.

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Course Description

Successful completion of this Safe Moving & Handling course will prepare students to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks, in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.

The qualification is not intended to train students to carry out manual handling assessments nor to provide detailed training on handling techniques but a general overview of the hazards involved whilst carrying out normal manual handling operations, it is designed to get delegates to look closely at their everyday activities & suggest improvements to achieve a Safe Moving & Handling regime across the company.

While this unit of study can be a stand alone qualification it is recommended that students should already hold the Level 2 Award in Health & Safety.

This course can be provided as non accredited if required which reduces the cost to £320 + vat. Call us 02476 403840 to discuss your requirements.


By the end of the manual handling training course the student will be able to:

  • Explain what is meant by the term ‘manual handling’ and give examples.
  • Explain how manual handling can cause injury and give examples.
  • State the principles for controlling manual handling risks and apply these in a practical context.
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of the value of conducting a manual handling assessment and what employees can expect of such assessments.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations.

Course content

  • The process of manual handling in the workplace.
  • Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them.
  • Manual handling assessment and control options.
  • Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations.