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Moving & Handling

  • L2

This course will help you to understand the risks associated with the manual handling of objects and discover techniques to avoid injury.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for anyone involved in manual handling or lifting in a work environment.

Course content

The course will enable you to acquire basic grounding on how to move objects safely, and learn introductory techniques to ensure care is taken for the back.

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • Lifting procedures
  • Legal requirements
  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Care of the back
  • Acquire basic grounding on how to move people and objects safely
  • Learn introductory techniques to ensure care is taken for the back

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment for this course. On successful completion you will receive a College certificate of attendance.

Additional information

This is a half-day course.

Course Information & How to Apply

Please visit our Student Recruitment Team based at Cauldwell Street, call us on 01234 291000 or email us to find out more and enrol onto this course.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 day 11/09/2019 Wed 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £58 Cauldwell Street K1009 Course in progress


Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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