This Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling is designed to develop learner’s knowledge and skills relevant to manual handling.
The law states that employers have a legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform manual handling tasks in their day to day role. However, with incorrect manual handling causing over a third of workplace injuries, adequate training is not only a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all staff.
By attending this half-day comprehensive training course learners will learn the key principles of manual handling ensuring that they leave the course confident and proficient in moving and handling and how to apply these to their workplace.
On successful completion of this course, learners can receive a Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling e-certificate which is valid for three years.
Who’s it for?
Anyone though those who perform manual handling duties in the workplace, including industrial and office based environments would find it beneficial.
The course requires one day (6 hours) of classroom attendance generally running from 9am to 5pm.
During the course learners are required to complete practical assessments and exams.
For added reassurance, each learner is assessed throughout the course using a range of practical demonstrations, question and answer sessions, quizzes and engaging activities designed to coach and support you.
To ensure you get the most effective learning experience, learners must be physically able to participate as you will be required to participate in practical scenario based training sessions.
Learners must be at least 18 years old on the first day of the training
Learners need a basic command of English (defined as Level 2).
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What will I learn?
Key learning outcomes are:
Understand the importance of safe manual handling
Know how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
Be able to apply safe manual handling principles
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