Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Manual Handling

This course is suitable for any employee in order to raise their awareness of the hazards and risks involved in manual handling

1 day
£90+VAT

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Churchgate House, 56 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6EU

Course Overview

Develop safer manual handling techniques in the workplace…

What are the aims of the course?
This course provides candidates with an appreciation of what to expect from a manual handling assessment and will enable employees to develop safer manual handling techniques in the workplace.

Who should attend?
It is suitable for any employee in order to raise their awareness of the hazards and risks involved in manual handling.

What will I achieve?
This is a nationally recognised Level 2 course, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. At the end of the course candidates will sit a short multiple choice examination.

This workshop covers:

  • Identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it
  • Apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks
  • Make recommendations to manage risks

This is a nationally recognised Level 2 course. At the end of the course candidates will sit a short multiple choice examination.

This course is an Ofqual regulated qualification. 


This workshop covers:

  • Identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it
  • Apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks
  • Make recommendations to manage risks