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Level 2 Award in

Moving People Safely

1 Day Course
Refresher training
recommended every 3 years
Refresher training
recommended every 3 years

Principles and Practice of Moving People Course

Moving People Safely is a key part of working in the Care and Pre-Hospital care environments.

The Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Moving People Safely  is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification

It 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, whilst ensuring that the risk of personal harm is reduced and that health and dignity are retained.

The course can be delivered at our training centre in St Austell. If you have a suitable area, we can also deliver at your premises. Therefore reducing training costs by no travel costs for your employees. 

We offer a range of courses for all business needs. More information can be found HERE

The price includes all equipment, Registration and certification, refreshments throughout the course, and course manuals to keep. 

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


For more information or to book your course give us a call on 01726 932293 or email us at