QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)

Incorrect manual handling causes over a third of workplace injuries, adequate training is not only a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all staff.

The law states that employers have a legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform manual handling tasks in their day to day role.

Click here for the latest publication from the HSE on Manual Handling Guidelines.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves manual handling. It is ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

Qualification SpecificationCourse Overview

During this 1 day course, learners will be taught the key principles of manual handling and how to apply these to their workplace.

They will also practise a wide range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident and proficient in moving and handling.

For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Assessment Methods

3 x Practical assessments and 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper.)


Successful learners will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) e-Certificate

Upcoming Course Dates