This qualification will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required for those working in areas/sectors where the assistance and movement of people is part of their role. The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners for employment or to support a role in the workplace.

 

The qualification is suitable for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in the movement of people safely, as well as being a suitable qualification for safety refresher training.

 

This qualification covers the safe moving and handling principles for both objects/load and the assistance of moving people

Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF)

£720.00Price
Dates
  • On completion learners will understand:

    Unit 1 Manual Handling Safety at Work

    • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
    • Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
    • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
    • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles

    Unit 2 Moving People Safety

    • Understand the personal safety health and dignity issues relating to the movement of a person by others
    • Understand how a personal handling plan and risk assessment reduce the risk of injury to everyone involved in moving a person
    • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with moving people safely
    • Be able to apply safe principles when moving a person