Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF)

Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF)

Incorrect manual handling, trips and slips are the most common causes of injury at work. This Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling qualification will satisfy employers that their employees are sufficiently informed and trained in accordance with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, 2002, in correct techniques for manual handling and moving safely around the workplace. Each workplace has its own unique risks and this qualification is suitable for all.

The Labour Force Survey (LFS) estimates that work-related MSDs, including those caused by manual handling, account for around 40% of all work-related ill health.


Topics include;

  • Roles & responsibilities,
  • Hazards,
  • Risk assessment,
  • Safe movement,
  • Manual handling,
  • Servicing.

This qualification is designed to provide essential manual handling skills. Typical delivery methods are practical and the course is assessed by observation of candidate performance and a brief Multiple Choice Questionnaire.


Qualification training requires;

  • Minimum tutor contact time of 6 hours
  • Course must be completed within 3 weeks of starting

Successful completion will result in candidate gaining an ITC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving & Handling (QCF) certificate.

If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact or telephone our office on 01429 874530

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