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Online course title, endorsement, level

Principles of Moving and Handling (endorsed) Level 2

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

10 hours

Average study time

3 hours 47 minutes
(this time does not in anyway suggest that you personally will complete the course in this time. Some individuals study faster then others so the study time differs from individual to individual.)

How to book this online course

if you are an individual candidate


OR contact us if you are an organisation and would like to open an account with us.

Fee per Course per Candidate

£56.00 + VAT (individual candidates may purchase this course in two instalments. Please contact us for information).
Inclusive: all modules, online training, unlimited trial assessments, 1 (one) final assessment for each module, certification from the external Awarding Organisation Training Qualifications UK, online and phone student support.

Course Modules

  1. Principles of Moving and Handling

Training and Assessment method

e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Multiple choice questions (instant results).

Evidence of achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK.

This endorsed BYTSYZ online course is suitable for

Anyone in the world of work who is required to have a basic understanding of their responsibility in relation safe manual handling and lifting, as well as some understanding of law, organisational policies and risk assessment.

Course Description

This online course, that is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, will enable students to understand the key health and safety issues that can arise from unsafe manual lifting and handling. This course can help businesses by:

  • Minimising risk of litigation by reducing manual handling related accidents
  • Keeping staff safe and healthy, which will increase there levels of job satisfaction
  • Increasing productivity by reducing staff downtime
  • Reducing staff sickness and absence caused by accident-related conditions.

The most common cause of 'accidental' injury at work is poor manual handling. One in three accidents are as a direct result of poor manual handling. Every year 300,000 people are forced to endure the agony of back pain as a result of a manual-handling incident.

This course will look at the principles that should be adopted in order to ensure safe manual handling and lifting. The course will focus on the key areas of:

1. Key Legislation, the:

  • Manual Handling Operations (MHO) Regulations (1992)
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAWA)
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR)
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.

2. Hazards relating to moving and handling:

  • Task
  • Individual's capability
  • Load
  • Environment.

3. Functions of the spine and related injury:

  • Parts of the spine
  • Spinal cord
  • Discs
  • Common injuries.

4. Safe moving and handling techniques:

  • Assess
  • Plan
  • Prepare
  • Perform.

5. Risk assessment relating to moving and handling

6. Guidelines for safe manual lifting and handling

7. Lifting equipment

Completing this course will not make the individual competent to undertake manual handling and moving tasks.


Course Objectives

  1. Know the legislation and theory relating to safe moving and handling
  2. Identify the principles for safe practice when moving and handling

Customer reviews about online course Award in Principles of Moving and Handling (endorsed) Level 2 ...

MOIRA from Kirkcaldy (27-02-2014)
Good Preparing To Work In Care (accredited) Level 2 online course, easy to read and understand.

SUSAN from Liverpool (15-10-2012)
I have hust finished my Principles of Moving and Handling (accredited) Level 2 online course, enjoyed it very much. I would recomend studying with BYTSYZ.

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