QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF)

Upcoming dates for this Safe Moving and Handling course

The next date for our fully accredited QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF) course is Tues 13 February 2018.

Book your Safe Moving and Handling course

The benefits of this one day Safe Moving and Handling course:

Every year, about half a million people suffer from musculoskeletal disorders due to work related activities. On average, each of those people had to take 16 days off work, with many never fully recovering from those injuries.

This course is there to help people avoid getting injured in the first place.

In this Safe Moving and Handling course we will cover:

  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Manual handling laws
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Manual handling risk assessments
  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
    • Musculoskeletal system
    • Centre of gravity
    • Lever system

    • Manual handling equipment:
      • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
      • Maintenance and requirements for testing
    • Manual handling practical sessions:
      • Preparing for a lift
      • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
      • Team manual handling

Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification

Our Safe Moving and Handling Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards. This means that you can be rest assured that your Manual Handling Certificate fulfills the legal requirements and is a very good way to make sure you and your employees are trained in Manual Handling.