Level 2 Award in

Safe Moving
and Handling

1 Day Course

Refresher training
recommended every 3 years

Refresher training
recommended every 3 years

Course Body Title

Did you know that incorrect manual
handling causes over a third of all
workplace injuries?
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.
The QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and
Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally
recognised qualification designed for those who
work, or intend to work, in a role that involves
manual handling. It is the perfect course for those
working in a variety of environments including
warehouses and shops.
Successful candidates will learn the key principles
of manual handling and how to apply these to
their workplace. They will also practise a wide
range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the
course confident and proficient in moving and

What's Covered?

Common manual handling injuries
Manual handling laws
Responsibilities of employers and employees
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:
• Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
• Team manual handling
• Using equipment


For more information or to book your course give us a call on 01726 932293 or email us at admin@cornwalltraining.com