QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in the principles of manual handling when moving objects and people. Learners also have the opportunity to practise a range of techniques that they can apply to their workplace.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves assisting and moving people. It is ideal for those working in a variety of health and social care environments such as care homes.

Course Overview

Qualification SpecificationOver a 2 day period, learners will develop the knowledge and skills relevant to manual handling of objects and the safe moving and handling of people. Topics covered include: common handling injuries, the potential impact on a person if moved incorrectly, personal handling plans, preserving dignity, health and safety when moving a person and using equipment. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Assessment Methods

6 x Practical assessments and 2 x 15 Multiple Choice Question paper (theory assessment).


Successful learners will receive a personalised QA Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted, subject to a Centre’s Direct Claims Status and any required actions. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost (please see our Fees and Charges list for details).

Learner Registration Fees

Price includes: Free Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentation, Practical Assessment Sheets, Multiple Choice Question Papers and a Guide to Assessing Manual Handling Qualifications.

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