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Award in Safe Moving & Handling Level 2

Level 2
Course Code:
North Devon Campus
4 hours

This accredited qualification is an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.

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.


Safe Moving and Handling safely at work
1. Understand the reasons for safe manual handling.
2. Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety.
3. Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.
4. Be able to apply safe manual handling principles.
This qualification is assessed through a 30-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 1 hour.
Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30.
There are no prerequisites for this qualification.
• Level 3 Award in Health and Safety
HABC will accept the following as proof of a learner’s identity:
o Valid Passport (any nationality)
o Signed UK Photo card Driving Licence
o Valid Warrant Card issued by HM Forces, Police
o Other photographic ID card, e.g. Employee ID Card (must be current employer), Student ID
Card, Travel card.

Course Fees

Total Fee: £65