Level 2 Award in

Principles and Practice of Moving People Safely

1 Day Course

Refresher training
recommended every 3 years

Refresher training
recommended every 3 years

Course Body Title

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Moving People Safely (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves assisting and moving people. This 1 day course provides candidates with a clear understanding of the principles of moving people safely and includes the opportunity to practise and apply these principles in a variety of situations; individually, in a team, and with the assistance of equipment. Candidates will leave the course with the knowledge and skills required to move people safely whilst ensuring that the risk of personal harm is reduced and that health and dignity are retained.

What's Covered?

Importance of safe manual handling Injuries and ill health caused by incorrect manual handling

Employee and employer requirements

Consequences of non-compliance with health and safety requirements

Manual handling risk assessments

Personal handling plans

Personal safety,

health and dignity issues

Unsafe manoeuvres

Anatomy of the spine and mechanics of movement

Principles of moving people safely

Procedures for emergency handling

Requirements for testing and servicing equipment

Practice of safe and efficient movement principles

Using aids and equipment

Moving a person on their own

Moving a person as part of a team


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