This qualification is 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.

    Subjects covered include the reasons for safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessments principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

    How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

    The total qualification time for this qualification is 20 hours and of this 10 hours are recommended as guided learning hours.

    TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming Guided Learning Hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.

  • This qualification is assessed in 2 parts.

    Part 1: Learning outcomes 1-3 are assessed by multiple-choice question examination. Learners must answer at least 9 out of 15 questions correctly to achieve a pass.

    Part 2: Learning outcome 4 is assessed by practical assessment.

  • What next?

    Individuals achieving this qualification can then progress onto the

    • Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
    • Highfield Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely

    Where can this course be taken?

    Through any Highfield Qualifications approved training centre.

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