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Manual Handling Training Course

Welcome to SPS Training, where we are committed to delivering exceptional training programs designed to improve workplace safety and enhance skill sets. Our Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling is a comprehensive course aimed at providing learners with the essential knowledge and practical skills needed for safe and efficient manual handling techniques. This qualification is supported by leading training resources to ensure an engaging and informative learning experience.


Course Overview

This course is meticulously designed to meet the needs of individuals who are involved in any form of manual handling activities at their workplace. Whether you’re lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling objects, this qualification will equip you with the necessary skills to reduce the risk of injury to yourself and others. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises, learners will become proficient in safely managing and handling objects, understanding the risks associated with incorrect manual handling, and implementing risk assessments to ensure a safe working environment.


Key Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling, learners will be able to:


1. Understand the Reasons for Safe Manual Handling:

  • Comprehend the importance of safe manual handling operations.
  • Recognise the potential injuries and health problems resulting from improper manual handling.


2. Understand How Manual Handling Risk Assessments Contribute to Improving Health and Safety:

  • Identify the key elements of a manual handling risk assessment.
  • Understand the legal requirements relating to manual handling and the responsibilities of employers and employees.


3. Understand the Principles, Types of Equipment, and Testing Requirements Associated with Safe Manual Handling:

  • Learn about the principles of safe moving and handling.
  • Get familiar with the types of handling aids and equipment that can facilitate safe manual handling.
  • Understand the requirements for the testing, servicing, and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment.


4. Be Able to Apply Safe Manual Handling Principles:

  • Practice applying safe manual handling principles in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate the use of manual handling equipment safely and competently.
  • Evaluate and apply appropriate methods of manual handling to a variety of situations.

Course Structure

Our Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling is structured to provide a balanced mix of theory and practice. The course includes interactive sessions, group discussions, and hands-on exercises designed to reinforce the learning objectives. Our expert trainers, with years of industry experience, will guide you through every step of the training, ensuring that you receive personalised attention and feedback.


Assessment and Certification

Learners will be assessed through a combination of practical assessments and a multiple-choice examination to verify their understanding and skills in safe manual handling. Upon successful completion, participants will receive the Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling, which is a nationally recognised qualification accredited by Highfield Qualifications.


Why Choose SPS Training?

At SPS Training, we are dedicated to providing high-quality training that meets the needs of our learners and employers. We offer:

  • Expert trainers with extensive industry experience.
  • Flexible training schedules to fit your needs.
  • Comprehensive course materials and leading training resources.
  • Supportive learning environment to maximise your success.


Join us at SPS Training and empower yourself with the knowledge and skills to ensure safety and efficiency in manual handling operations. Register today for our Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling and take a significant step towards improving your workplace safety culture.

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