Health & Social Care Courses

Award in Moving People Safely, Level 2

The Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves assisting and moving people. It is the perfect course for those working in a variety of health and social care environments such as care homes.

Successful candidates will learn the key principles of safe handling and how to apply these in their workplace. They will also practise a range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident in the safe moving and handling of people.

Course Content

  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Manual handling laws
  • Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy
  • Potential impact to a person if moved incorrectly
  • Personal handling plans
  • Ways to preserve dignity, health and safety when moving
  • a person
  • Manual handling and the musculoskeletal system,
  • including: Centre of gravity Lever system
  • Centre of gravity
  • Lever system
  • Key movement principles when moving a person
  • Unsafe manoeuvres
  • Aids and equipment used to move people and objects: Types of aids and equipment Maintenance and requirements for testing
  • Types of aids and equipment
  • Maintenance and requirements for testing
  • Practical sessions: Solo moving of people and objects Team moving of people and objects Using aids and equipment
  • Solo moving of people and objects
  • Team moving of people and objects
  • Using aids and equipment

Course Assessment

Two 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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