L2 Moving People Safely

The qualification

This qualification is intended as further development for those working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is a part of their role. It is underpinned by the safe principles of moving and handling but recognises the special skills required when assisting and moving people.

The qualification is suitable for new starters in organisations where the movement and assistance of people is a key role as well as being suitable for refresher training.


How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 40 hours and of this 20 hours are recommended as guided learning hours.

TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming Guided Learning Hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.

How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed by 2 multiple-choice examinations and 2 practical assessments.

What next?
Individuals achieving this qualification can then progress onto the:
• Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
• Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
• Health and Social Care Diplomas or Apprenticeships.

Where can this course be taken?
Through any Highfield Qualifications approved training centre.

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