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Manual Handling Level 2



Title Qualification Level
Manual Handling
HABC Award in Safe Moving and Handling
Level 2


For more information and prices download our:
Manual Handling Level 2 Leaflet

The HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF) is intended as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.

Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment.

This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit, the details of which are included at the end of this document.

Manual Handling Safety at Work - Learners must successfully complete the assessment for the unit to achieve the qualification.

Part one: Multiple choice question paper
Testing learners' knowledge on the subject assessed by a 30-minute 15-question multiple-choice examination.

Successful learners must achieve at least 10 out of 15 to pass this element of the qualification.

Part two: Competency-based assessment
A competency-based assessment is carried out by the nominated tutor. Learners must practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques as indicated within the learning outcomes of the unit. Learners can either achieve a pass or fail.

What will I be able to do after I've completed this course?

Progression and further learning routes include:
• HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
• HABC Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF).

What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course?

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification but it is advised that learners have a basic level of literacy and numeracy before enrolling onto this course.

Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?

HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF)


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How much will the course cost me?
You can call our office on 0161 972 4001 for details of the fees or funding available for this course.