Health & Social Care Courses

Award in Moving People Safely, Level 2

This course is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that 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 to move people safely whilst ensuring that the risk of personal harm is reduced and that health and dignity are retained.

Course Content

  • 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
  • Using aids and equipment
  • Moving a person on their own
  • Moving a person as part of a team

Course Assessment

One multi choice exam and practical assessments carried out throughout the course. Upon successful completion, the delegate will be awarded a certificate, which is valid for 3 years.

Course Costs

Our courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote so give us a call today and we can get you booked in.

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Astrid made the course fun as well as informative. Having done other First Aid courses that were dry and dull can recommend this one!

Julie P

The most instructive course I have attended both in teaching methods and handouts.

David S

I really liked the scenarios and the games, these both really built confidence for me.

Jenny H

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