Level 2 Award In Moving People Safely (QCF)

Course Overview

This qualification has been specifically designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves assisting and moving people. It is ideal for those working in a variety of health and social care environments such as care homes.

Delegates gaining this qualification will learn that any moving and handling must be carried out correctly and recognise the importance of this in ensuring a safer working environment for all.

Content Overview
  • 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 

  • Aids and equipment used to move people and objects: Types and Maintenance requirements

  • Manual handling and the musculoskeletal system, including: Centre of gravity and Lever system 

  • Key movement principles when moving a person 

  • Unsafe manoeuvres 

Course Details

Duration: 2 Days

Assessment: Practical & 2x Multiple Choice

Delegate Limit: 15 Persons

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