Presentation Style: Tutor-led Classroom
Duration: 1 Day
Course Time: 09:30 - 16:30hrs
Course Location: Northampton
Cost: Closed Courses: £500 + VAT for up to 12 delegates
Click a date to book: Call 01604 655900 for available dates


Who is the Level 2 Safe Moving and Handling training course suitable for?

Optimise workplace safety with our Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling, a one-day course perfect for anyone involved or planning to be involved in manual handling tasks. Ideal for anyone working in a warehouse, retail, or care home setting, this course offers practical skills and knowledge for safe manual handling.

Delegates will engage in hands-on practice, applying key principles of manual handling across a variety of situations. The curriculum includes manual handling laws and the use of different types of manual handling equipment, ensuring learners are well-versed in both the theory and practice of safe moving and handling.

Join us to gain the essential skills for a safer workplace, reducing the risk of injury and enhancing overall efficiency in manual handling tasks.

Level 2 Safe Moving and Handling Course Content:

  • Common manual handling injuries

  • Manual handling laws

  • Responsibilities of employers and employees

  • Risk assessments

  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling

  • 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

  • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object

  • Team manual handling

  • Using equipment 

Certification and Assessment

During the course, there will be a range of learning styles incorporated to maximise your learning experience, including theory and practical elements. There will be a multiple-choice examination at the end of the course to test your knowledge. Upon successful completion of the course, each delegate will have the knowledge, confidence, and certification to go to their workplace and apply what they have learned to minimise the risk of unsafe manual handling.

Refresher training is recommended every 3 years which will be a 1-day course to refresh and update your manual handling knowledge.

Additional Information

  • Buffet lunch and free parking is included (for courses held at Paradise Training Centre)
  • Joining instructions will be sent prior to attending the course