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Highfield Level 1 International Award in Safe Moving and Handling


This qualification has been developed as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling. It also acts as a suitable qualification for refresher training.

This international qualification would be typically delivered to learners through a half-day training course (4 hours).

Topics covered include the application of safe manual handling principles, manual handling aids and equipment and performing manual handling tasks as part of a team.

Learners who achieve this qualification and wish to progress their careers may wish to consider the following qualifications:

Highfield recommends that you contact the relevant government department in the country that you want to deliver the training to ensure that there are no additional approval requirements. It may be that you are required to register as a training provider within the country itself. Highfield approves Centres based on its own criteria, and does not represent any other organisations or departments.