HABC Level 2 Safe Moving and Handling

Nationally accredited, one day course specificaly for the Care sector


Why is this training important?

Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, employers are required to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to employees – this includes suitable training. The HABC Level 2 Award combines both the theoretical and hands-on elements of the subject and teaches learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects while relating the activities to a care setting. The course also includes the safe use of a variety of equipment and time is allowed to fill specific, individual, training needs.

Who needs this qualification?

All employees who have to carry out any manual handling activities at work

Learning outcomes

  • Identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it
  • Awareness of back care
  • Awareness of legal requirements
  • Safe practices when assisting individuals
  • Outcomes dependant on individual’s requirements
How long is the course?

The Level 2 Safe Moving and Handling training is a one day course. Starting at 0930 and finishing at 1630.

Are there any entry requirements?

No, but you should be physically able to carry out low impact moving and handling.

How is the course assessed?

By practical activities and 15 multiple choice questions – these can be completed verbally, please let us know before the day if you will need this option.

When will I know if I have passed?

Results are usually with us within 3 weeks and the certificates are sent, first class, signed for, Royal Mail delivery.

Do I need to bring anything?

You will need proof of identification such as passport, driving licence or a signed bank card. This is a requirement of the Awarding Body HABC, Hiighfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

We supply tea, coffee and biscuits but not lunch. There is an on-site cafe or local shops if you wish to purchase lunch.

What is the cost?

The cost is £75 (plus VAT) per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people

Wednesday 17th October

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Thursday 30th August

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To book a place please click on the links above or, for more information, please email or phone 01473 407330.

Safe moving and handling protects staff and customers