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HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling

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

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

The qualification can be taken as a free standing qualification or as part of a wider programme of training and would particularly compliment the HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, including contractors, visitors and suppliers. Safe moving and handling contributes significantly to reducing injury in the workplace.  The syllabus areas covered during the course of tuition are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

Recommendation of Prior Learning

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

Guided Learning Hours

Guided learning hours for this qualification are 7  hours depending upon the mode of study and training needs of candidates.

Qualification Structure

This qualification is assessed in 2 parts:

Part 1 tests candidates’ knowledge on the subject and is assessed by a 30 minute, 15-question multiple-choice examination. Successful candidates must score at least 10 out of 15 to pass this element of the qualification. The examination is set and marked by HABC.

Part 2 is a competency-based assessment carried out by the Nominated Tutor.

Candidates must practically demonstrate the  application of the correct techniques in all the identified common workplace activities indicated within the qualification.

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