All Wales Manual Handling Passport Scheme

The All Wales Manual Handling Passport Scheme was originally developed by Health Professionals within the NHS Trusts in Wales to ensure high standards and consistency in Manual Handling.

We offer the “Highfield Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF)” which satisfies the requirements of “The All Wales Passport“.

Benefits of the Course
By attending this course delegates will be provided with the most up to date information relating to moving and handling of people.  All staff within the health and social care sector involved in moving and handling people should have this qualification.

This course is delivered over two consecutive days and meets all the requirements of the All Wales Moving and Handling Passport Scheme.

For your convenience we will deliver the course at your premises within the Mid and North Wales area.

Course content

Module A
Avoiding musculoskeletal injuries
Safe handling policies
Ergonomics and risk assessment
Principles of safer handling
Team handling

Module B
Inanimate load handling
Practical application of ergonomics

Module C
Walking transfers

Module D
Bed mobility

Module E
Lateral transfers

Module F
Hoisting, fitting slings, practical scenarios using hoists, stand aids and turntables.

Assessment Method
Multiple choice examination
Practical assessment by tutor

Qualification expiry
3 Years