Health & Safety Short Courses

Moving People Safely
1HABC Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely
Qualification Number: 501/2290/3
Credit Value: 4

This accredited qualification is ideal as a refresher course or for new employees working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is a prerequisite part of their role. It is underpinned by the safe principles of moving and handling and recognises the special skills required when assisting and moving people. Subjects covered include safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessment principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

How long is the course?
This qualification requires you to complete 20 guided learning hours.

How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is made up of two units and each unit is assessed in two parts:

Part One: Assessed through a multiple-choice examination taking a maximum of 30 minutes. You must achieve at least 10 correct answers to pass this element of the qualification.

Part Two: Assessed through a competency-based assessment. You must practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques as indicated during the course.

What next?
You may progress to:

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
HABC Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace