Level 2 Safe Moving & Handling



Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course content and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment. One of the following forms of Photo ID is required before assessment.


  • Valid Passport (any nationality).

  • Signed UK Photo card Driving Licence.

  • Valid Warrant Card issued by HM Forces, Police.

  • Other photographic ID card, e.g. Employee ID Card (must be current employer), Student ID Card, Travel card.




1 Day.


Who is it for?


This course is suitable for those involved with any moving and handling operations particularly those starting work, returning to work or who need specific manual handling training or refresher training.


Course content includes:

  • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling.

  • Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety.

  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

  • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles.




This qualification is assessed through a practical examination throughout the duration of the course followed by a 30 minute multiple choice examination.




HABC Level 2 Award in Moving and Handling (1 Credit).