Health & Safety Short Courses

Safe Moving and Handling
1HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling
Qualification Number: 501/1772/5
Credit Value: 2

This accredited qualification is an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.
You will gain an understanding that that moving and handling must be carried out correctly, and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment. Subjects covered include the reasons for safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessments, principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

How long is the course?

This qualification is obtained by taking a one day course.

How is the qualification assessed?

It is assessed by a practical examination and a multiple-choice examination, taking a maximum of 30 minutes.

What next?

You may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as:

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
HABC Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely