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Safe Moving and Handling Course (RQF) – Level 2

What is involved on the course?

Did you know that incorrect manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries? UK 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.
Our Safe Moving and Handling Course (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 the perfect course for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.
Successful candidates will learn 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.

The course will cover the following topics:

Common manual handling injuries

Manual handling laws

Responsibilities of employers and employees

Risk assessments

Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
• Musculoskeletal system
• Centre of gravity
• Lever system

Manual handling equipment:
• Types of manual handling aids and equipment
• Maintenance and requirements for testing

Manual handling practical sessions:
• Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
• Team manual handling
• Using equipment


Course Dates

Please Call for Course Availability

Refresher training recommended every 3 years

Course Duration

1 Day

Why not combine it with our Level 2 Health & Safety Course 

Why Us?

Our courses are awarded by Qualsafe Awards

Fully compliant and meet Health & Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines

Ofqual Regulated

Refreshments provided

Accommodation Options?

A variety of accommodation is available in the area.  Pretium Training have an exclusive discounted arrangement with the following in order to offer our students the best possible rates:


Our courses are open to ALL applicants that can meet the following criteria:

Aged 14 years or over

Good understanding of the English Language

A valid passport (any nationality)

UK photocard driving licence

A valid warrant card issued by HM forces or the police

Another photographic ID card, e.g. employee ID card, student ID card, travel card etc




Suite 11, The Old Printworks, 20 Wharf Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3AW



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Our Safe Moving and Handling Course (RQF) Level 2 will enable you to safely apply techniques at work with the knowledge required to work with confidence.