This qualification specification is designed to outline all you need to know to offer this
qualification at your centre. If you have any further questions, please contact your account
This qualification will introduce learners to moving and handling activities required for those
starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being
a suitable qualification for refresher training. The objective of the qualification is to prepare
learners for employment or to support a role in the workplace.
Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out
correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment
Learning outcomes 1-3 are assessed by a 15-question multiple-choice examination that must be
completed within 30 minutes. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge across the
assessment criteria within learning outcomes 1-3 and correctly answer at least 9 out of 15
questions or more to achieve a pass.